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Old 05-08-2011, 13:10   #4
fredj338
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Federal is some of the cheapest brass made, terrible for reloading. WWB used to be pretty good, but seems to also suffer from poor mat'ls lately. As brass comodaties become more expensive, the quality of the ultra cheap stuff goes down. If you are using an addative in your tumbler make sure there is no ammonia in it, causes the brass to become brittle.
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