Originally Posted by Dog Soldier
Why would you worry about steel cased ammo? The cost of a firing pin an extractor? The amount you save will buy many of these parts. I have shot many thousand thru my Colt SPII no problems.
I guess that would depend on the firearm and when it breaks. A broken firearm at the range = no big deal. A broken firearm in a hunting, Self-Defense situation or during compitition = Big Deal. Also a broken pin in a Ruger Mini will require a trip back to the factory for repairs, PIA.