How big a dent, is too big a dent????

Discussion in 'The Ammo & Reloading Forum' started by Rogeritall, Sep 30, 2012.

  1. ozo

    ozo Well-Known Member

    Jan 20, 2011
    Nashville TN
    Set your camera to 'macro' and don't use the flash
    to keep the glare down.
    Most .223 semi-autos leave some dent damage behind,
    and almost all are re-usable.
    Sharp creasing can split when fired.....but dents will
    'shoot' out from the pressure.
    Using a single shot you are even at a better advantage
    as the brass will be encased without movement when fired.
     
  2. steve4102

    steve4102 Former Guest

    Jan 27, 2006
    Minnesota
    It's just a card of stick on pad I buy at the Hardware store. These are foam. I have tried the felt ones, but the don't stick as well.

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    Last edited: Oct 1, 2012

  3. steve4102

    steve4102 Former Guest

    Jan 27, 2006
    Minnesota
    Don't know why all my photos from Photobucket are all upside down and backaswards. They have the correct orientation on my PB page.
     
  4. Ledslnger

    Ledslnger New Member

    555
    Dec 12, 2011
    IA/IL
    Dad has a mini-14 ranch rifle and I am not sure I have ever seen a dented case fly from it. And, they fly from it! :) I have only shot his mini though, no others.
     
  5. ozo

    ozo Well-Known Member

    Jan 20, 2011
    Nashville TN
    Ya, my Ranch Rifle slings some brass.......20+ feet or more.
    No dents except for [if] the brass hits something after
    it is slung away....
     
  6. ozo

    ozo Well-Known Member

    Jan 20, 2011
    Nashville TN
    Photo bucket is weird in my experience...
    I store my pics in a file in my laptop
    I hate it when you read a thread, and the pics
    from photo bucket are gone and an empty
    box is all you see.
     
  7. JLA

    JLA Well-Known Member

    Feb 26, 2007
    Heart Of Texas
    Brass from my mini would hit the charging handle
     
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