Steel or brass cases...? But......

Steel or brass cases...? But......

This is a discussion on Steel or brass cases...? But...... within the General Firearm Discussion forums, part of the Related Topics category; This time, there seems to be a pretty good comparison test...... http://www.luckygunner.com/labs/bras...el-cased-ammo/...

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    Steel or brass cases...? But......

    This time, there seems to be a pretty good comparison test......

    http://www.luckygunner.com/labs/bras...el-cased-ammo/
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    Very interesting information thank you sir!
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    Very cool test! Thanks for posting it!

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    It would be interesting do the same test with AK's and see what happens...
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    Nice. I was surprised they didn't use any of the steel cased Hornady ammo. Amazing how fast a barrel wears out - I guess they weren't chrome lined. Makes me glad for longer gas systems too! Thanks for sharing,

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    I thought it said somewhere they were chrome lined but maybe I'm mistaken. I believe they said the big reason they wore out so fast was because they didn't let the barrels cool down and kept firing them more than most people would which increased the speed of wear....

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    Quote Originally Posted by aus71383 View Post
    Nice. I was surprised they didn't use any of the steel cased Hornady ammo. Amazing how fast a barrel wears out - I guess they weren't chrome lined. Makes me glad for longer gas systems too!
    I believe the video or the pictures stated the barrels were indeed chrome lined.
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    I just looked them up on Bushmaster's website - chrome lined! Wow. 6,000 rounds? That's crazy. I guess I'll add this to the list of reasons to be glad I didn't stock up on Russian 5.56

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