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Unread 02-27-2013, 05:50 PM
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Re: 338 Lapua case head separation

my 338 Lapua brass is on its 6th firing, i can give them a check above the web, we have the same rifle....so.... also, i am bumping them .0015-.001.

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    Re: 338 Lapua case head separation

    I checked 3 cases and i couldnt feel anything, so i took some hoppes #9 and cleaned the inside of the case and shone a light into the case and it was smooth as glass all the way to the bottom of the case.
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    Re: 338 Lapua case head separation

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    My 338 LM (Lapua Head stamp) Brass was at 15 firings when I sold the rifle. Still going as far as I know. At 10 firings I checked the area above the web for thickness and it was fine in the 10 so I checked so I kept on running it.

    If Lapua brass is going away in 5 firings there is something wrong in my mind.

    jeff
    I agree, I get usually get 8+ out of my other calibers using Lapua brass. So far I have been struggling with this rifle. Even before the case head separation, my groups have been erratic. I have to figure out what's going on with the rifle.
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    Re: 338 Lapua case head separation

    Dumb question but its not a .338 improved sold aa regular.338 lm?
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    Re: 338 Lapua case head separation

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    Dumb question but its not a .338 improved sold aa regular.338 lm?
    No it's a LM
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