To Hot To Handle

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by iamsniper1, Aug 15, 2010.

  1. iamsniper1

    iamsniper1 Well-Known Member

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    DPMS 308LR,Ejected brass is so hot(temperature)I have to wait awhile before it can be picked with bare hands.I am using factory loads and am not shooting rapid fire.Is this normal for a AR?
     
  2. jwp475

    jwp475 Well-Known Member

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    That is normal for any and all semi auto's
     

  3. iamsniper1

    iamsniper1 Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the quick reply.
     
  4. boomtube

    boomtube Well-Known Member

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    Hot cases aren't limited to autos, it's just more noticeable from them due to the rapid ejection. There was a fire in there you know
     
  5. jwp475

    jwp475 Well-Known Member

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    Exactly.......
     
  6. SBruce

    SBruce Well-Known Member

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    I've noticed that same thing with every AR I've owned (3) and on a Mini-14 too. Also noticed it on some semi auto handguns. Can't say I ever noticed it on a bolt action rifle, lever action rifle or a revolver though.