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Old August 30, 2012, 06:23 AM   #18
mehavey
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Film at Eleven:

I mentioned that the 750° annealing process left a veeeery subtle color shift on the brass -- hardly discernible.
That changed after firing/soaking/washing the cases -- which normally go dark, dark brownish from the BP/soap solution before tumbling
Now it's obvious:



That said, I also used these cases to re-test the compressed Swiss 1½ load posted earlier:
http://castboolits.gunloads.com/show...41&postcount=1
but under a different Postell bullet -- one I cast from that troublesome Lyman mould in another previous post:
http://castboolits.gunloads.com/show...83&postcount=1
only this time w/ a no-kidding Lyman#2 alloy and shot as-cast.

The result at 100-Yds in failing light this evening was OK:

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