[img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/confused.gif[/img] There should never be dents in any part of the case either before or after firing. Any dents, dings, splits, grainy looking brass ahead of the web, etc, always indicates a problem of some type.
Here are some examples from the Speer #9 reloading manual. Hope I don't get sued [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/crazy.gif[/img]
Results of too much lube:
Freebore and too slow of a powder: