Would you re load these brass cases?


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bhhacker
January 17, 2013, 11:02 PM
I bought about 450ish once fired brass and most of it looks good. I know the dents will fire form out but a few pieces in here looks like a dent and a little bit of a gash.


Heres a few pics of the "norm" stuff thats included in here. Does it looks safe to shoot or is it questionable?



http://i858.photobucket.com/albums/ab143/ooberhack3r/20130117_185344.jpg

http://i858.photobucket.com/albums/ab143/ooberhack3r/20130117_185336.jpg

http://i858.photobucket.com/albums/ab143/ooberhack3r/20130117_185310.jpg

http://i858.photobucket.com/albums/ab143/ooberhack3r/20130117_185424.jpg

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Havok7416
January 17, 2013, 11:24 PM
The one on the left I would definitely reload and the other two are questionable. If they improved or disappeared with resizing resizing would be no problem. These are just my personal opinions, YMMV.

TNBilly
January 17, 2013, 11:29 PM
mark em - you'd be amazed how easy that'll push out on firing. The one in the middle may retain a mark but I can't see it being a fault problem

rjrivero
January 17, 2013, 11:42 PM
Yep. Those are ejection marks. I wouldn't hesitate to re-use those pieces of brass.

mokin
January 17, 2013, 11:42 PM
Is that after re-sizing? I'd probably reload them anyway--I don't go to maximum load. They look like 7.62x39. I usually loose those after three or four loadings/firings anyway.

clem
January 17, 2013, 11:45 PM
Yes, they will come out okay.

bhhacker
January 18, 2013, 12:26 AM
@Mokin- No, I havent re sized them or anything. I actually dont have the die(s) to be able to do that yet.


I just got a really good deal on the brass and figured id get it while I was able to.

chris in va
January 18, 2013, 02:14 AM
You're lucky. Reloadable x39 is rare as hens teeth.

evan price
January 18, 2013, 08:38 AM
Normal with ak brass. Will be fine. As long as your loads are not maxed out. Due to slight reduction in case volume. From dents

918v
January 18, 2013, 08:52 AM
Stop it. Case volume reduction from dents? Case volume has nothing to do with dents because the case expands against the chamber under pressure.

hueyville
January 18, 2013, 10:12 AM
I definitely think you should not load those. But rather you should sell them to me at fair price and I will load them myself. Hahaha. Load them and let the bullets fly.

Loc n Load
January 18, 2013, 02:38 PM
Load them...they will be fine...they will fire form to the chamber and then get dented again probably when they eject....

Walkalong
January 18, 2013, 05:56 PM
Those are minor dents for 7.62X39 from an AK. Load em up.

gamestalker
January 18, 2013, 06:36 PM
Low pressure laods will cause a form of case denting, but it wouldn't look anything like those. You would see serious eveidense of gas leaking down the body of the case and the dents wouldn't be sharp or pronounced, it would look more like it was pushed in, more like a lube dent looks.
As for loading those, I would as long as the case hasn't been cut into, and will chamber after resizing of course.

GS

JLDickmon
January 18, 2013, 07:02 PM
ejector marks..

as long as they're not folded in half like those ones Blarby posted last month, shoot 'em.

bobinoregon
January 18, 2013, 08:02 PM
load them, none of those even qualify as dents from my ak.

magnum338
January 18, 2013, 08:08 PM
Go ahead and load them.
The dents look just like those I get from my M1 when cases are flipped back against the operating rod hump during ejection. No real damage.

BYJO4
January 18, 2013, 08:58 PM
I would also reload them.

KansasSasquatch
January 18, 2013, 10:33 PM
Make sure you check the headstamp on all of them before you resize them. A Yugo M67 case could ruin your day and your die because M67 is Berdan primed.

9w1911
January 18, 2013, 10:34 PM
no i would toss those

Jeff H
January 18, 2013, 11:11 PM
Make sure you check the headstamp on all of them before you resize them. A Yugo M67 case could ruin your day and your die because M67 is Berdan primed.

+1
There are berdan primed brass cases out there. Beware of those because you can't reload them with traditional methods. Look in hte bottom of the case for 2 flash holes. If you see two, that is bad.

Hondo 60
January 18, 2013, 11:13 PM
No problems with that brass.
When you fire them, you might not even be able to tell they were ever dented.

Nalgi
January 23, 2013, 11:07 PM
Just ejector marks, send them to me if you dont want them!

jeeptim
January 23, 2013, 11:40 PM
If you aint willing to dented cases for 7.62x39 you may as well not reload em most you find will be dented

SSN Vet
January 24, 2013, 01:08 PM
Would you re load these brass cases?

Yup.... again and again and again...

If you shooting them in a kalashnikov action yourself, you can look into putting some thin foam tape at the point of contact with either the bolt carrier handle or the dust cover.

I've heard a gunsmith say he can tweek the ejector geometry to get the brass to eject without denting, but I wasn't interested in sinking that kind of money into what essentially comes down to a cosmetic problem.

dtalley
January 24, 2013, 02:49 PM
yep yep

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