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Old September 4, 2012, 02:49 PM   #1
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Question on factory steel case ammo

I see loads (no pun) of this low cost stuff for sale everywhere.

How do they load this ammo at the factory; are the steel cases able to expand and contract once only? Do any of these cases get picked up accidently at the range and do they often make their way into lots of once-fired brass?
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Old September 4, 2012, 03:00 PM   #2
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Almost all of that stuff is berdan primed which makes it essentially unreloadable to your average reloader. Boxer primers won't work and neither will the decapping pin in your resizing die.
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Steal cases are easily sorted from range brass with a magnet.
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