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Glock 20 brass question

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by stewartnm, Apr 30, 2006.

  1. stewartnm

    stewartnm

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    Recently bought a new G20, all stock. I've been saving my brass to eventually get into reloading and I am wondering if firing from the stock barrel has made this brass un-reloadable? Any thoughts on this? Thanks in advance. Neil
     
  2. Brass Nazi

    Brass Nazi NO BRASS FOR U!

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    I reload the brass fired from my stock G20 multiple times with no problems. As long as you are not developing too much pressure you will be fine.
     

  3. Akita

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    I've reloaded 10mm brass 25 times and still have all my fingers and eyes. BUT, I had about 1/3 of the brass I started with at the end because I culled anything that looked suspicious as I went along. The brass was beat all to hell and back- especially the rims when I finally junked it.
    If anything looks 'funny' around the base(or anywhere else for that matter), toss it and dont reload that piece. Thats a good rule for any reloading tho.

    (rem: the hotter you load, the shorter the life of the brass. mine was reloaded to ~550ft#s)
     
  4. stewartnm

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    Did you guys get any bulging cases, my cases have a slight bulge, nothing too major. Is this something to be concerned about?
     
  5. C.Smith

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    The bulging cases are normal to a point. What I saw with my brass was sprits down the side and occasionally I would see a small split or bright smile looking thing on the web of the brass which is near the base of it. I would through them away at this point. If you don'e have a reloading manual buy a couple and check out their pictures and descriptions of over pressure and worn out brass. That will help you out a lot.

    I would do that before you even start reloading. It will help you in the long run.

    Corey
     
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    Thanks for the info, I did pick up a manual. The bulging in not too severe, barely noticeable actually. These I will just use as plinking/range rounds anyway. That makes me feel a lot better.
     
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    Glad to have helped.

    Corey
     
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    I have a G20 that I just love to shoot. I think I'm going to try to get into reloading for it. Thanks for the good advice.
     
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    Just a warning. Reloading is very addicting. I love to do it when i have time. Hope all goes well with it. If you have problems this forum can be a great help.

    I know I have learned a lot here.

    Corey