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Old August 28, 2005, 10:28 AM   #1
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Better Brass

Going to ordering up some new bulk brass for a couple different calibers and would like some of yous guys's opinions on which brand is best for consistency and quality.
All opinions expressed on this thread will be taken with a grain or two of powder.

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Old August 28, 2005, 10:44 AM   #2
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Ive always had good luck with Winchester, R-P(remington), Star-Line and a couple others....i tend to stay away from PMC, Federal, and most military stuff(the crimps are a pain in the butt.
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Old August 28, 2005, 11:52 AM   #3
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Ive always had good luck with Winchester, R-P(remington), Star-Line and a couple others....i tend to stay away from PMC, Federal, and most military stuff(the crimps are a pain in the butt.
Same here.
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Old August 28, 2005, 12:06 PM   #4
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What do yall think of Spear Nickle Brass? Or any Kind of Nickle Brass?
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Old August 28, 2005, 02:38 PM   #5
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Plated brass should be avoided like the plague. This comes from an article by one of the top guys in US. He explains that every firing the case expands but the nickel tends not to and it work hardens. Then it starts to flake of in minute hard flakes and gooses up your nice shiny chamber! really what you want. As an engineer of many years ( seems strange to say that, I still feel 20 or so! ) I thoroughly agree with that scenario too. I have only onced used plated brass ( Federal) and that is exactly what happened, got rid of the 7.62 concerned, when I realised what was happening. I would also say in my defense that the rifle was secondhand and the brass came with it.
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Old August 28, 2005, 03:57 PM   #6
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Some so called "experts" shun the use of nickled brass...ive used it for years in several different calibers and never had any adverse side effects from it.
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Old August 28, 2005, 06:02 PM   #7
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Old August 28, 2005, 06:04 PM   #8
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If its rifle, Federal gold medal (if available) or Lapau. For pistol Starline. I have had good results with these in general.
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