380 in my 9mm brass

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  1. 44Mo

    44Mo New Member

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    Has anyone out there found an easy way to sort the 380 out of their 9mm without having to handle every piece of brass????:texas:
     


  2. robocop10mm

    robocop10mm Active Member

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    I just polish them up together and when ready to load, I stand them up on the bench the .380's are obvious at that point. If one gets mixed in with the others you can easily weed them out when you load.
     
  3. MrsFosforos

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  4. 44Mo

    44Mo New Member

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    That's the ticket. I wounder if anyone was getting rich of such a simple idea.
    Thanks.
     
  5. cuate

    cuate Well-Known

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    Yes, I sometimes find .380 and even .40 S&W mixed in with the range pickup hulls I purchase...The sorter sounds like the berries !!!!!
     
  6. medalguy

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    I'm not convinced the sorter will separate the 9mm from the 380 since they are the same diameter just a couple thousandths difference in length. I too stand them up and look at the length. Also I can eye them and get most of the 380 out when dumping them out of the tumbler. Not all though.:332:
     
  7. Freedom1911

    Freedom1911 Active Member

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    Actually they are not. If you hold a 380 tip to tip with a 9mm the 380 is noticeable smaller.
     
  8. wshbrngr

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    I just look at each piece.
    Kind of a pain, but then again, it gives me no excuse for loading a crappy piece of brass.
     
  9. junkyguns

    junkyguns Active Member

    for fun you can put 380 brass upside down in a 40s&w and load only with a primer and shoot them at cans in your garage !!! they don't ricochet like a bullet and if they come back at ya it don't sting at all yes eye protection is a requirement
     
  10. Texas42

    Texas42 TGT Addict

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    This is what happens when you mix young children and reloading equipment.

    :lolz:
     

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