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01hugo 04-19-2012 04:53 AM

steel case?
What's the deal? Why was I told not to shoot steel case through my 1911, but my AK, Sig, anything else is ok? I'm confused. Is steel not good for my breech?

Durangokid 04-19-2012 05:04 AM

Some shooter believe that the steel cases are difficult to extract from the chamber. This is thought to cause failure of the 1911 extractor.I have shot hundreds thru a Series 70 Gold Cup and never had a problem.:)

01hugo 04-19-2012 12:53 PM

Good to know, thanks. I've always shot it anyway. It's cheap!

mountainman13 04-19-2012 01:22 PM

It's likely that by the time it actually causes a problem (if ever) that the cost savings will have paid for about 3 new extractors anyway.

therewolf 04-19-2012 08:09 PM

My Springfield 1911A1 eats steel case Tula just fine...

01hugo 04-20-2012 03:04 AM


Originally Posted by therewolf
My Springfield 1911A1 eats steel case Tula just fine...

:) mine too

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