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Old May 4, 2000, 02:49 AM   #1
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Wondering what the experts out there think....
Because of the fluted chamber, this rifle spits out some of the ugliest brass I've ever seen and I have been leery of reloading the stuff. Since I'm a cheapskate packrat and the rifle has a voracious appetite, it has really been piling up. So...
1) Is it safe to reload?
2) If so, about how many times?
Thanks, butch
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Old May 4, 2000, 12:13 PM   #2
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Even thought you will find people who say that you can not reload them, I can tell you that you can. I have been doing it for 15+ years and it works fine. They may not look great but they reload and shoot just fine.
I have found case life to be good also. I have some WCC cases(from Win white boxed ammo) that have been reloaded at least 5 times. I found that the case head gets chewed up before the case fails and you tend to toss them.

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