Re: New Brass, .243 Cracked neck
Thanks guys, I am glad we share the opinion for the most part. Yes this was new sealed in the bag brass bought at a local retailer. I wish I would have kept the two bags I bought separate as it was hopefully just one bag with some scrap metal in it. I had read that Winchester was putting out some less than standard brass in the last few years, I guess I know now.
The load data actually came out of a Nosler book. They only list a 85 gr ballistic tip and a 90 gr spitzer and start at 39.5 gr. I had the powder left over from a trial run with my 22-250 and wanted to get rid of it. I planned on going to a 100gr Nosler Partition for deer. I was given almost 200 of the Hornady's and they pretty well destroy the coyotes she has hit.
Thanks for resizing the pictures JLA, I did not even think about it when I posted them. They look quite a bit better shrunk down too.
I just ordered 500 new pieces of Remington brass. Hopefully I will have better luck with it. I will go pick up some of those 85 gr game kings and my 100 gr noslers to see which one shoots better.
Thanks for the information everybody, I guess I am a part of the site now rather than a lurker seeking advice from the sidelines. Talk to ya all later, I have some brass to get cleaned up.