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Thread: .45 Colt taper crimp die for .45-70 ?

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    .45 Colt taper crimp die for .45-70 ?

    Can you use a .45 Colt taper crimp die for .45-70 PPBs

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    Not really. But running a loaded 45-70 paper patch round into a 45 colt size die will give some neck tension.
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    Thanks for the reply. I just ordered a Lyman taper crimp die.

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    Why ?
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