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Bad brass

Discussion in 'Ammunition & Reloading' started by IheartGUNS, Aug 6, 2012.

  1. IheartGUNS

    IheartGUNS WaCo Well-Known Member

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    So I was going through some brass that I picked up, and came across some that look like this:
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    This is once fired lc brass. Did it come from the factory like this or did this happen after its been fired? I'm assuming I shouldn't even reuse this correct?

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  2. Darkker

    Darkker Mesa, Wa Active Member

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    looks like old stuff with an old powder that didn't age well.
    Personally I wouldn't use it, but do what you will.
     
  3. bmgm37

    bmgm37 Coos Bay Active Member

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    Looks like it was fired in a very dirty chamber to me.
     
  4. bballer182

    bballer182 Molalla Active Member

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    Was thinking the same
     
  5. deadshot2

    deadshot2 NW Quadrant WA State Well-Known Member

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    I would say that you now know why it was left behind at the range.

    The fact that the "base" of the cartridge is clean and shiny, while the body is all pocked and scratched, is clearly a case of dirty chamber. Looks like someone needs a chamber brush, or if they have one already, USE IT! After all, we who scavenge brass expect better than this:cool::cool: