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Brass or Nickel?

Discussion in 'The Bull Dawgs Club' started by Scamp, Jan 3, 2010.


  1. Scamp

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    Geaux Tigers!

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    I have never reloaded, and probably won't, but I have been picking up my .45GAP brass and have around 350 or so of once fired mixed brass / nickel.
    The question is, do I save the nickel ones too, are they reloadable?
     
  2. DannyR

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    The nickel casings are brittle and often split at the mouth. Other than that, they are re-loadable.
     

  3. srd

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    Like DannyR stated they can become brittle. I download the nickle cases instead so they last longer. They sure go through the sizer die nice though.