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swage

 [swāj]
1. to shape metal by hammering or by adapting it to a die.
2. to fuse, as suture material to the end of a suture needle.

swage

(swāj),
1. To fuse suture thread to suture needles.
2. To shape metal by hammering or adapting it onto a die, often by using a counterdie.
[Old F. souage]

swage

(swāj)
1. to shape metal by hammering or by adapting it to a die.
2. to fuse, as suture material to the end of a suture needle.

swage

[swāj]
Etymology: OFr, souage
1 v, to shape metal by hammering or by adapting it to a die.
2 v, to fuse suture material to a needle, especially an eyeless needle.
3 n, a tool or form, often one of a pair, for shaping metal by pressure.

swage

(swāj)
1. To fuse suture thread to suture needles.
2. To shape metal by hammering or adapting it onto a die, often by using a counterdie.
[Old F. souage]

swage

(swāj)
1. To fuse suture thread to suture needles.
2. To shape metal by hammering or adapting it onto a die.
[Old F. souage]

swage (swāj),

v to shape metal by adapting or hammering it onto a die. Usually completed by forcing a counterdie into position on a die with the metal sheet interposed.

swage

1. to shape metal by hammering or by adapting it to a die.
2. to fuse, as suture material to the end of a suture needle.
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As the S-Press is built to do double duty as a swaging press, it's built hell-for-stout to accommodate the heavy force that is required for that usage.
The upper pivot point provides a shorter ram stroke and immense leverage for cold forming projectiles using swaging dies.
Of course the most interesting accessories for the Corbin press are the bullet swaging dies it is designed to accept.
They can be a couple of grains over, as the excess will bleed out during the swaging process.
Another type of swaging is reducing a bullet's diameter to something that you can use.
When ammo prices were 10w, it sometimes seemed that handloading skills like casting and swaging were on their way to oblivion.
shotgun pictured here was approximately 3/32" making swaging slow and difficult.
The best approach has been for our customers to provide the ammunition of preference, and pattern-fire the gun with a temporary taped-on front sight after each slight swaging.
If the buffer body has been mistakenly staked or swaged already, it's OK to keep using the buffer as long as the staking or swaging doesn't interfere with the M2's functioning.