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jemaddux
01-05-2007, 9:44 AM
anyone reload .40? Let me know:D

And .45 also....

ocabj
01-05-2007, 9:49 AM
I will be soon. In the process of buying an XD in .40S&W.

I'll most likely be using 185gr Precision Bullets with Clays for a light load or Titegroup for a full power load.

jemaddux
01-05-2007, 9:56 AM
I will be soon. In the process of buying an XD in .40S&W.

I'll most likely be using 185gr Precision Bullets with Clays for a light load or Titegroup for a full power load.

Well we have winner number one!!!! I was given a few 5 gallon buckets of brass. Mostly 9mm and black hills .223 that I want. There is a bunch of .40 and .45. If you want the .40 when I seperate everything out you can have it.

ocabj
01-05-2007, 10:08 AM
Well we have winner number one!!!! I was given a few 5 gallon buckets of brass. Mostly 9mm and black hills .223 that I want. There is a bunch of .40 and .45. If you want the .40 when I seperate everything out you can have it.

Oh, thanks. Let someone else take it, though. I'm good on brass. I stockpiled quite a bit of non-Glock fired .40 brass.

jemaddux
01-05-2007, 10:13 AM
Oh, thanks. Let someone else take it, though. I'm good on brass. I stockpiled quite a bit of non-Glock fired .40 brass.

Ok, so anyone that wants some brass let me know.

1911whore
01-05-2007, 10:18 AM
I want the brass. I load for
9mm
.38special
.38 super
.357mag
.40
.45
.223
.308
.300 win mag

jemaddux
01-05-2007, 12:01 PM
I want the brass. I load for
9mm
.38special
.38 super
.357mag
.40
.45
.223
.308
.300 win mag



I will let you know how much I end up with.

50ae
01-05-2007, 1:01 PM
Man, I hate separating 40 and 9, those darn cases are too close in size.

pacificcoast
01-05-2007, 1:05 PM
Oh, thanks. Let someone else take it, though. I'm good on brass. I stockpiled quite a bit of non-Glock fired .40 brass.

with regard to reloading, is there a difference between glock fired and non-glock fired brass (of any caliber: 9mm, .40, .45)?

ocabj
01-05-2007, 1:21 PM
Well, I'm not sure if it's a problem with all Glocks, but the Glocks in .40 don't have a fully supported chamber. You can spot Glock fired .40 brass because there's going to be a bulge near the base of the case. Some think this brass is compromised while others the brass is still good and can be resized and used safely.

pacificcoast
01-05-2007, 2:57 PM
Well, I'm not sure if it's a problem with all Glocks, but the Glocks in .40 don't have a fully supported chamber. You can spot Glock fired .40 brass because there's going to be a bulge near the base of the case. Some think this brass is compromised while others the brass is still good and can be resized and used safely.

good to know, i dont know much about glocks so the information is appreciated

ocabj
01-05-2007, 3:09 PM
I owned 2 Glocks before I started reloading (and back when I only shot pistols). A G23 an G27, both in .40cal. I sold the G27 since it was worthless to me without a CCW, so I sold it to a guy in SB who had a CCW and put it to good use. I sold the G23 because I just didn't like the ergonomics of the Glock. Been using 1911s for any pistol shooting ever since.

But I have a XD Tactical 5" in 40 on order. So we'll see how that works out for me. I'm still a rifle shooter by nature, but I may as well go back to my pistol shooting roots.

TonyM
01-05-2007, 3:24 PM
Well, I'm not sure if it's a problem with all Glocks, but the Glocks in .40 don't have a fully supported chamber. You can spot Glock fired .40 brass because there's going to be a bulge near the base of the case. Some think this brass is compromised while others the brass is still good and can be resized and used safely.


I have no problems re-using my Glock shot .40 brass, many, many, many times over. But I do run it through a lee full length resize die in my XL650.

rla_2000
01-11-2007, 7:04 AM
I think my step-mothers instructor (Cadet Training) actually took a 9 round and fed it by hand into her 40. So obviously the slug shot fine, but a 40 will not feed a 9 (Vice-versa) due to the different case sizes.

Ninja45
01-13-2007, 11:00 AM
+1 on re-using Glock 40 brass.

However, as I resize them, I look for the tell tale sign of a "ring" at the bottom of the brass which to me is an indication that the integrity of the brass may have been compromise. If there is a ring, i toss away the brass.

What is the 'ring" you might ask? You'll know it when you see it. It will be very obvious.

Ninja45