mine are not weighted.
mine are not weighted.
I'm thinking of getting some snap caps for my wife and I to practice with. Anyone hear of this brand?
I just bought some snap caps to practice speedloader reloads with.
I use the ones made by Triple K. I have heard good things about the A-Zoom brand too. Here is a link to the Triple K and a picture of mine in .40 cal.
Gun Holsters and Gun Magazines by Triple K :: Plastic Snap Caps
I have snap caps in .308 for my PTR91... I like to put them in there for simulation of a bad round and to help me with weapons malnfunction drills. They're great.
While I use snap caps for a number of things, I don't use them for revolver reloading practice, due to the light weight. I take expended cases, leave the expended primer and load new slugs with no powder.
I actually started with 12 gauge snap caps to practice various things, dead round, unloading, etc. Great tool, highly recommend them as they can be extremely versatile and safe.
I have been using them in all of my pistols/rifles.. I prefer the A Zoom by brand. They are aluminum, maroon in color, and a decent weight..
I'm too cheap/poor to buy snap caps I just make dummy rounds when I reload and use those until the bullet pushes in too far and then bang em out and re-seat them. I do need to get a set of real snap caps, one day maybe. I throw the dummy rounds in the mags of my friends when we're @ the range. It's a great training tool. I sometimes put them in a new shooter's mag so they can easily see what I mean when I tell them they are anticipating the recoil and dumping their shots.
They don't actually make them for .22 or any other rimfire products as far I can see. I have some dummy rounds for .22 but they say specifically not to fire the gun because the firing pin will dent the dummy round. I guess it is because it is hard to make a rimfire with a rubber rim.
Have always used snap caps on my double shotguns,guess I'll get some for my handguns to.
I use them for the .22 but that's it.
I do the same thing as Chevyguy. I just load some various bullets in empty cases, and fill the primer pockets with silicone sealant. Works good to for tuning extractors and such without having to use live ammo.