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Old 08-02-2012, 11:27 AM   #21
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The added benefit for me since Im a reloader is the brass. Even if I have to pay an extra buck or two for quality brass cased ammo. Its worth it.
Absolutely, if you reload by brass ammo and a shell catcher.
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Old 08-02-2012, 12:24 PM   #22
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Yeah, I heard steel is a b**** to reload.

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Old 08-02-2012, 05:56 PM   #23
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Yeah, I heard steel is a b**** to reload.
Never tried it although it can be done. I would have to be desparate to want to reload steel cased ammo with all the brass I have. It would be a damn good steel cased round if I did.
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how many times can you reload a brass cartridge?

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my Rock River eats wolf ammo, and screams for more, funny thing is tho, it groups closer than most of the higher dollar ammo..........in my 16-inch.

BUT...........................because steel does little to no expanding, always shoot your softer brass shells first (before steel shells), and then follow with steel shells. being that powder is so dirty (several, several 30 round mags full), and the oils and powder residues build up and super heat in the chamber, shooting brass BEFORE steel will keep the clearance tolerance to "ejector safe parameters." lol

a side-note tho, this most likely won't ever happen, unless you never clean your chamber after bout 1000 rounds or more (not necessarily 1k rounds, but ALOT)...........................REALLY dirty chambers usually cause this to happen. if you examine your spent cases tho, you will start to see pock marks on them. this is where the oils inside the chamber are super-heating and causing the metal to have pin-point holes, or bubble marks, where the oil basically fried the metal. a good cleaning of the chamber is needed then........a GOOD CLEANING!!!

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how many times can you reload a brass cartridge?
As many as 7 possibly. But not common in most cases. I've reloaded brass up to 4 times but not 7. But I have heard you can do it up to 7
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a side-note tho, this most likely won't ever happen, unless you never clean your chamber after bout 1000 rounds or more (not necessarily 1k rounds, but ALOT)...........................REALLY dirty chambers usually cause this to happen. if you examine your spent cases tho, you will start to see pock marks on them. this is where the oils inside the chamber are super-heating and causing the metal to have pin-point holes, or bubble marks, where the oil basically fried the metal. a good cleaning of the chamber is needed then........a GOOD CLEANING!!!
Hell, I am too lazy for all that. All I ever do is spray it down with brake cleaner, then put some SLP on it and call it a day. And she shoots just fine, and YES, with Wolf ammo!!
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