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is this still safe to use?

Discussion in 'Guns & Hunting' started by meeestirg, May 30, 2011.

  1. May 30, 2011 at 6:30 PM
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    meeestirg

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  2. May 30, 2011 at 6:37 PM
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    I've seen rounds like that before. It's probably OK, but I wouldn't be comfortable firing any round that was questionable-looking in any circumstance- it's not worth the potential consequence.
     
  3. May 30, 2011 at 6:44 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

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    its just pushed into the casing a little to far..You'd probbaly be ok, but dont chance it. I bet everyone here has fired a round that wasnt perfect and never even realized it.
     
  4. May 30, 2011 at 6:46 PM
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    TexasIslandBoy

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    i wouldnt im guessing its your first time reloading?
     
  5. May 30, 2011 at 6:54 PM
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    it will still fire fine but it wont have the same ballistic qualities
     
  6. May 30, 2011 at 6:55 PM
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    i thought bullet set back was a big problem.........
     
  7. May 30, 2011 at 8:47 PM
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    yup but this is the only defect out of the 600 (+/- 10) i made. :)
     
  8. May 30, 2011 at 9:18 PM
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    Thanks guys! i'll just set it aside.
     
  9. May 30, 2011 at 10:59 PM
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    Let someone shoot it you dont like. :)
     
  10. May 30, 2011 at 11:02 PM
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    same shit as everyone else
    It could jam up on you with a quick rapid fire. Depends on what your firing with. I wouldn't use the two different rounds in the same magazine. Its not going to break anything or hurt your though. Just when the round pushes forward out of the top of the magazine it might freeze up...
     
  11. May 30, 2011 at 11:06 PM
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    In a pistol cartridge this would cause higher pressures and be potentially unsafe. I don't know if it's as important in a rifle cartridge with the greater internal volume.
     
  12. May 31, 2011 at 5:34 AM
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    hahah not with my gun though.
     
  13. May 31, 2011 at 6:57 AM
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    yea just set it aside in a box i have a few trash bullets i need to get a bullet thrower so i can reuse the stuff
     
  14. May 31, 2011 at 11:02 AM
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    I wouldn't shoot it especially if your loading +P
     
  15. May 31, 2011 at 3:55 PM
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    bullet thrower, are you talking about that hammer looking thing?
     
  16. May 31, 2011 at 4:01 PM
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    nope, i'm just loading in between the min and max stated in the reloading guide.

    the guide says minimum is 23.5grs. and maximum is 25.1grs. with a 55gr. bullet using hodgdon varget powder. i put in 24.5grs.
     
  17. May 31, 2011 at 4:09 PM
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    A bullet seated too much, like that, can cause the pressures to be way too high, and possibly damage the firearm when shot. Get a bullet puller, and take it apart. DO NOT shoot it.
     
  18. May 31, 2011 at 6:57 PM
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    +1 that's what I'm talkin about.
     
  19. May 31, 2011 at 10:20 PM
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    roger that! thanks!
     
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    yes the hammer thing hahaha
     
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