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Win AA PLUS extra low brass?

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by joe kuhn, Sep 13, 2009.

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  1. joe kuhn

    joe kuhn Furry Lives Matter TS Supporters

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    Picked up a few of these hulls today. They say:

    WINCHESTER, [AA PLUS], 1 oz. 9, TARGET LOAD

    Brass is 3/16 of an inch high. Lowest brass I've ever seen. Learn something new every day.
     
  2. Quack Shot

    Quack Shot Active Member

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    Joe,

    I had a bunch of these a few years back. They just looked odd to me, but they are basically the same hull as the regular brass. I guess it was a marketing strategy like using high brass to designate higher powered loads. I guess they thought that the lower brass would equate with lighter loads. It could also have been an excuse to save money on the brass.
     
  3. K80433SC

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    MANY years ago, I had experienced brass and cases splitting with AA hulls - after being only once-fired. I sent about 5 samples and a nice letter to Winchester, asking if they were aware of any maunfacturing issues / problems with their trap loads.

    They replied that they were experiencing some sort of problem with the plastic at the time. As a "remedy", the company also sent me a box of empty hulls ; they were the low-brass variety you referenced.

    I loaded them exactly as I did their "higher brass" trap loads, and got just as good results. In fact, I may still have a few of them floating around somewhere.......
     
  4. whiz white

    whiz white Strong Supporter of Trapshooting Banned

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    I have many of the originals in once-fired. I reload them once, as I do with ALL my reloads.

    Not a problem with them ever.

    Whiz
     
  5. Texas Ton

    Texas Ton TS Member

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    Joe, if yours are like mine, check the base with a magnet, you may have the only steel based AA's I'm aware of. Mine are.

    But mine aren't 3/16" tall, I'll have to dig them to measure exactly but I would guess closer to an eighth.
     
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