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Can you used .223 tracer jackets M196 for shooting

Discussion in 'Handloading and Reloading' started by johndeeere1979, Mar 13, 2008.

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  1. johndeeere1979

    johndeeere1979 Member

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    can you use the tracer jackets for loading to shot with out the tracer powder ?
    Has anyone done this
     
  2. Dumpster Baby

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    No, you can't. The hollow base will flare out INSIDE the case before the bullet leaves the case and cause excessively high pressure. You *might* be able to survive a shooting session using VERY reduced loads that compensate for the pressure buildup, but maybe not survive. :what:
     
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