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Old 06-11-2011, 05:01 AM   #1
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Default How durable are brass shotshells?

How many times can I shoot & reload brass 12 gauge shells?



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With reasonable loads, they may run 10-15 reloads. Brass at mouth may begin to crack from crimp for overshot wad.



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Get shells from Magtech and do not crimp them and they will last several lifetimes. Glue your overshot card in. I use Elmers white glue.

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Thanks y'all, time to place an order while I melt some lead.

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Get shells from Magtech and do not crimp them and they will last several lifetimes. Glue your overshot card in. I use Elmers white glue.
HI , guys had a problem getting shells so made them out of steel and as crimping was not an option just a dab of glue (any glue will do) and that problem was solved . Robinnz


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