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#194265 - 09/07/18 02:14 PM Re: Hornady brass... [Re: OFFSHORE]
freedom475
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This kind of separation is from oil or long brass... or from shooting 45 colts in a 460...
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#194266 - 09/07/18 03:05 PM Re: Hornady brass... [Re: freedom475]
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I appreciate the response freedom475, but none are true in this case. All were trimmed, book recipes for 460, and I always wipe my brass down (inside and out) with acetone after they come out of the tumbler or when brand new. Carbide dies too so no case lube was used.
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#194268 - 09/07/18 04:54 PM Re: Hornady brass... [Re: Randy M]
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How about your cylinder chambers?? I have had this happen a lot while wet wiping my Sharps rifle, if I leave a little moisture in my chamber.

My 460 x-frame would do the same thing to my brass every time I cleaned it...because of the trace of oil left behind in the cylinder after cleaning.

Annealing brass will do some really great things...but I can't say that it will help you in this case..?
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#194269 - 09/07/18 05:23 PM Re: Hornady brass... [Re: freedom475]
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Hmm not sure. However, I?ve switched to starline brass and have put at least 50 more rounds through it at max loads. Not another issue at all. I really think it was weak brass.

Thank you again for the help.
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#194270 - 09/07/18 06:26 PM Re: Hornady brass... [Re: Randy M]
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Glad to hear Starline is working you.. Most of my competition brass is Starline.

I actually stopped using Hornady brass years ago when they started selling "short" brass to accommodate there plastic gel tip ammo...VERY frustrating!!..LOL
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