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Snap Caps?

Discussion in 'GSSF' started by mdfd, Feb 18, 2010.

  1. mdfd

    mdfd

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    I was looking for some snap caps to practice dry fire on my guns.
    Question: Are all snap caps created equal? I found different ones with a spring-loaded strike area or rubber, aluminum casing or plastic/polymer, etc...with pricing varying greatly as well.....
    Any recommendations on which to get? :dunno:
     
  2. Brass Nazi

    Brass Nazi NO BRASS FOR U!

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    I haven't tried them all but between the plastic tiptons and the aluminum A zooms the A zooms are the way to go.
     

  3. ken grant

    ken grant

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    A simple snapcap and will out last any you can buy.
    If you reload or know someone who does, it is easy.

    Size,deprime, seat bullet(no primer or powder)
    Fill empty primer pocket with Silicone, smooth off flush and let set up until hard.
    These will last for 1,000's of dry fires and work well for BALL & DUMMY DRILLS> when mixed with live rds. in mags.

    I use them in .40 S&W, .45 ACP,5.56 and 7.52X51(.308)
     
  4. Line Rider

    Line Rider

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    Buy them from Brownell's and don't worry about it.
     
  5. Defender77

    Defender77

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    I have the aluminum ones, they are fine.
     
  6. carbuncle

    carbuncle is not cool.

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    I have the Azoom aluminum ones, work great.
     
  7. Halojumper

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    My experience is just the opposite. The "cheap" red plastic ones have always worked great, while the azooms have been crap. I've also tried the plain plastic dummy ones and they were fine and cheap.
     
  8. MetalSlugIV

    MetalSlugIV

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    I have aluminium ones from A-Zoom. I have yet to get some serious dry fire in with them before I can give a decent evaluation