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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-30-2010, 03:52 AM Thread Starter
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Trimming question

New to loading for auto pistols, and had a case AOL question. Here is my situation: .40 S&W AOL case length is .850 by the book, all of my cases are anywhere from .839-.847. In a rifle, I'd trim them all the same length, but will it make a huge difference in a pistol? what/how do you do it?

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-30-2010, 01:47 PM
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Re: Trimming question

It does affect the crimp a little. If you are crimping them. I like to trim all of my brass the first reload so that they are all starting at the same point.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-01-2010, 10:50 PM
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Re: Trimming question

i trim mine to the shortest length before i load them the first time
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