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Thread: forming 375 Win. cases

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    Quote Originally Posted by toot View Post
    REVERAND AL, when you make 32/40 out of 30/30 do you have to trim them be for or after fire forming?
    .30-30 cases come up short on length for actual .32-40 cases, so any trimming that you do is just to square up the mouths of the cases after fire-forming. If you want to make full length cases from .30-30 brass then you need to buy a Kal Max case stretcher and lengthen them to full length .32-40 or .38-55 ...

    http://kal.castpics.net/CaseStretcher.html
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    Or, buy some 3 1/4" 30-30 basic from Buffalo Arms
    https://www.buffaloarms.com/30-30-ba...-20-ber3030314

    By the way, Bertram makes 375 Winchester brass
    https://bertrambrass.com/product/375...***-100-count/
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    REVEREND AL & SKIPPER, thanks guys for the great help. i have never heard of a case stretcher and i am over 74 yrs. and have been playing with ammo for over 65 yrs. this is a great site and bunch of guys.

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    Here’s a good article on case stretching: http://www.texas-mac.com/Stretching_...R_Chamber.html

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