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Old July 3, 2002, 01:16 AM   #1
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How many times can I reload the same case?

With regard to .30 Luger cases:
What is the average number of times a case can be reloaded?
From what I know its not a really high pressure cartridge. So I would imagine each case could be reloaded about 3-4 times.

I know that there are several factors that case life depends on,
like, case condition/quality, pressure of loading and type of powder etc.

What I am really looking for is a ball park figure.

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Old July 3, 2002, 07:31 AM   #2
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About as many times as this topic has been discussed...maybe more...
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Old July 3, 2002, 07:54 AM   #3
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ball park figure - after about 4 loadings, your accuracy will begin to drop off - maybe even dramatically because the necks start getting pretty hard. if you anneal cases, you should be able to get more accurate life out of your cases.

>>i am not familiar at all w/ a 30 luger...i base this observation on the 308 win. which i have my best data on for accurate case life...
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