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Thread: Anyone making 308 bullets from 5.7x28mm cases?

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    Boolit Buddy
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    Jun 2018

    Anyone making 308 bullets from 5.7x28mm cases?

    I find some of these cases once in a while. They are very very easy to size down to .308.
    I'm wondering if anyone is using them to make .308 projectiles with them.
    It seems like it would be very very easy.

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    Boolit Master

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    Jan 2012
    Moapa, Nevada or Kalispell, Montana
    Yes I do, as well as many others. I use a Corbin setup - others use a BTSniper setup to swage them.

    See this link, post #25 of pic's of BTSniper swaging .308 bullets from 5.7 Brass (The bullet on the left - the two on right are from 9mm Brass).

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    Boolit Buddy
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    Sep 2019
    BT had me test some that he made, they shot real well, and i have taken two deer with them out of my K31...several years have gone by since and im not sure if he would still do any.

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