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You could, but they will chew your dies to pieces after a few hunded to a thousand rounds.

If, they are wolf, the lacquer or polymer will also wear off in your dies. It is especially hard on your resizer and decapper die.
 

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Well, I sized and expanded about 200 or so without any problems. I just didn't know if they would be unsafe to fire. I inspected them and they actually polish and size up better than the brass. The case cleaner I used in my tumbler really lubes the cases up well and I think that helps them feed in the dies. I didn't notice them hanging up or scrapping, they fed rather smooth. So if damage to the dies is the only thing I need to worry about I'll finish loading them.
 

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I've known guys who have reloaded aluminum and steel. Use some Hornady one shot to lube em up.

Give it a try, what the hell. Did you back off on your powder charge??
 

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Haven't even primed them yet. Should I back the charge down 10% for the steel. The cases I have are cci, are those steel, aluminum, or nickle?
 

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CCI are Aluminium. I would back off any case i don't normally reload by 10% and look for flattened primers, flow or case distress.
 

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Where are you getting those special sized Berdan primers for the aluminum CCI cases???? CCI says DO NOT RELOAD THE ALUMINUM CASES. The Steel Wolf .45 cases and maybe the .40 cases will take standard Boxer primers but, why bother? :?:
 

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I am reloading 40. Why bother, because I have a **** ton of that stuff sitting around. Why waste it if you can use it. Isn;t that the whole point of reloading in the first place?
 
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