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Steel head shells sticking in subgauge tubes

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by MOP, Mar 13, 2012.

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  1. MOP

    MOP Active Member

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    Anybody know how to keep this from happening?
     
  2. skeet_man

    skeet_man Well-Known Member

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    Unfortunately, no. You can sometimes get away w/ Federal Top Guns/Estates or Gun Clubs, but if your shooting any of the eurotrash hulls (Fiocchi, Kemen, Rio, ect), you're SOL.
     
  3. argus tuft

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    Yes, I had a problem with European hulls, I overcame it by polishing the chamber with bore paste until I had a mirror finish, remove the extractor before you start.

    No more problems since


    Argus
     
  4. Wildcat Lewis

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    MOP

    This sounds stupid. However, it works. The night before the shoot put the steel
    hull promotional shells in the refigerator. The next morning take them to the shoot in a small cooler. In addition to ejecting properly they will shoot softer, but will be more consistent. Actually works great with the Walmart 3 dram Federals for singles as they are a bit hot for singles to start with.

    Lewis
     
  5. g7777777

    g7777777 TS Supporters TS Supporters

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    No nothing you can do

    happens much less often with briley tubes as opposed to Kolar tubes for some reason

    Gene
     
  6. Shooting Coach

    Shooting Coach Well-Known Member

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    I have also greatly reduced this problem by honing the chambers.
     
  7. headhunter

    headhunter Well-Known Member

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    Buy good ammo and problem solved.
     
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