Thread: Bulging cases
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Old December 16, 2012, 02:30 PM   #10
Prof Young
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Hmmmmm . . . .


These cases that bulged were shot out of a 44 mag Taurus raging bull. I'm not sure the formulas that were in these particular cases. I never go over the max recommend by the charts, however I've been getting close to the max. I check the powder measure with a scale after every ten loads.

I suppose it's possible that a couple 44 somehow slipped in with my 45C but I can't imagine how it happened. I can think of only one trip to the range this last year that I even had the 44 and the 45 along on the same trip.

Anyway, if the case is not split, no head separation etc. then the bulge alone is not a reason to discard the brass?

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