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Old 04-14-2012, 06:42 PM
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brass flow?

Im loading a 6.5 x 284 Savage 111 lrh. A 215 primer Retumbo(58.5 grains max load from Berger) powder and lapua brass. Im getting a ring of shiny brass on the head stamp. Im not seeing a sticky bolt lift. What could be causing this?
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Old 04-14-2012, 06:47 PM
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Re: brass flow?

Also can i use this brass again with the shiny spot? Sorry newbie to loading.-
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Re: brass flow?

How many loads on the brass? Maybe a loose primer pocket allowing gas to leak around the primer at firing. YMMV
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Old 04-15-2012, 11:29 PM
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Re: brass flow?

Can you post some pics?
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Old 04-16-2012, 04:39 AM
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Re: brass flow?

Does the ring of shiny brass go the full circumference of case head? Or is it a small square spot on the base? Photos would help. Usually the cause is overpressure loads, but yours sounds OK. Headspace issue is possible.
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Re: brass flow?

What others have asked...
i.e. is it the ejector plunger hole leaving a mark on each piece of brass?

This is usually a sign of pressure.

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Re: brass flow?

Its a shiny spot coming from the ejector opening. Its the first loading on this brass. Im not getting heavy bolt lift either. I will try to post pics.

Another thing I noticed was that it seems like the brass is being shaved a very small amount on the neck from the sizing die. It leaves a very small lip on the neck shoulder junction. Could this be causing it?
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