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Ejector swap - 44mag to 445 Supermag
February 11, 2019
9:18 am
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I have a DW 44mag with 2″,4″,6″, 8″ barrel shrouds.

I bought a 445 Supermag with a 10″ barrel.

I would like to use any of the barre/shroud combos on either gun.

The problem is with the shrouds cutout for the ejector rod. I contacted Dan Wesson and was given a price to mill the 44mag shrouds so the longer 445 ejector rod would fit.

I measured the 44mag and the 445 supermag ejector rod and saw not a huge difference in the lenght. This made me wonder if I swapped a 44 mag ejector rod for the 445 rod in the 445 I would still have plenty of travel for case ejection and would not have to have the shrouds milled.

Am I missing something?


February 11, 2019
10:05 am


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I’d try it and see how it works. You can just swap the rods and see what happens, nothing to loose.

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February 11, 2019
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Am I missing something?


February 12, 2019
7:42 pm
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That would work but you may have to pull cases out of the 445 since they may not fully eject. Not a big deal. 

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