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Old 06-30-2013, 01:57 PM   #11
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I dont think its the loads been doing it the same way forever and never had problems till this brass


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Old 06-30-2013, 02:34 PM   #12
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We had two cases split. Both times I loaded all six chambers. But then I loaded a round in the same chamber that we found the second split case in and the brass held up fine so that's what made me think that its the brass.
two cases out of how many bought in that batch?

i'm inclined to believe it's just a random failure in the cases.


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Old 06-30-2013, 03:16 PM   #13
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Two out of five hundred cases bought and fifteen fired yesterday
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Also I wonder if its always happening from the same chamber? I don't know, just spit balling.
That's what I thought but then I put a round in the same chamber that had a split the second time and had no problem
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Two out of five hundred cases bought and fifteen fired yesterday
i think you just had a couple of defective cases. just keep an eye on the others and if more of them occur, maybe contact StarLine and see what they have to say.
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i think you just had a couple of defective cases. just keep an eye on the others and if more of them occur, maybe contact StarLine and see what they have to say.
Okay thank you very much for the help I appreciate it
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Anyone can have bad brass. Sounds like it is totally the fault of the brass. Save all the split cases(I assume you will get more) and then call the manufacturer.
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Yes, as posted earlier, Call Starline!
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I've shot Starline brass for many years in several calibers,44 Magnum,45 Colt,and 458 SOCOM. I have never had any case failures like you have posted,and it is probably just some bad brass that is in that batch.
I would contact Starline,and they will probably want you to send back the entire box of brass for them to inspect.
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Old 07-01-2013, 04:14 AM   #20
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I've shot about fifty mod rounds with no issue


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