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Case Care

THE CARTRIDGE CASE is a vital component – it brings bullet, propellant and primer together and is the only component that can be used more than once. That is, if you look after it.

How do we ensure maximum lifespan for our brass? Firstly, not all brass is created equal. There is a plethora of manufacturers, each using their own raw materials, equipment, techniques and quality controls, hence quality differs.

Many years ago, when I acquired my .500 Jeffery, I bought some unfired Star cases – at the time I was unable to find any others in the country. I weighed them individually and was astounded to find that the extreme spread in case weight was a massive 88.2gr between the lightest and heaviest. This equated to a 27.2% difference between the average and the

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