Re-chambering of rounds

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  1. s+w1911

    s+w1911 New Member

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    Hello Group,

    I was wondering what you guys know/think about re-chambering rounds after cleaning ect.

    I have done it for years and just recently read that it is very dangerous due to "set back".

    I use Fed hydros jhp +p's and inspected my rounds and don't see any visible sign of this issue.

    thoughts???
  2. carver

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    If you are afraid of said "set back", then check the length of the bullets you are re-chambering. I, personally, have never had such a problem.
  3. JLA

    JLA Well-Known Member

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    Its a common problem in autos with exceptionally strong springs and cartridges loaded with blunt projectiles. They tend to drag on the ramp harder than say a round projectile and given the stout recoil spring they may set back in the case causing a high pressure load. Its a rare occurence overall but most common with cast lead handloads. Most jacketed and factory ammo is relatively hard the set back...
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