.40 gas check

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.40 gas check

Post by 38 wcf » Sun Dec 06, 2009 9:28 am

:idea: I currently have three of your molds that use the Gator .40 cal gas check # 41BSS. All three of these molds are .41 cal. I just placed an order or a .40 cal bullet for my 38-40 that will also use this same gas check.
Here is my dumb question. Is it possible to make a .44 cal bullet that has a gas check shank that accepts this same 41BSS Gator check.? It would be nice to use the same check on three different bullet sizes.
Thanks, Rod Odekirk

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Re: .40 gas check

Post by mtngun » Sun Dec 06, 2009 11:53 am

OD on the Gator 40-41 check is 0.416". You want the OD to be 0.005" - 0.010" larger than the sizing die, so the check will be squeezed on tight in the die.

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