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Dummy bullets for my Brass Stacker sling

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Re: Dummy bullets for my Brass Stacker sling

Post by CT_Shooter » Fri Mar 15, 2019 12:32 pm

JEBar wrote: .... one thing I quickly learned was if I left cartridges in the leather loops for very long, some sort of interaction with the leather turned the brass green .... never did figure out exactly what was going on and haven't thought of that in many years
I've been told (and have read) that that's one reason that nickel plated brass was first introduced for ammunition. It doesn't turn green like brass does (verdigris) from contact with leather belt loops.

https://ammo.com/casing-type/nickel-plated-brass
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Re: Dummy bullets for my Brass Stacker sling

Post by JEBar » Fri Mar 15, 2019 12:36 pm

good to know .... if I ever have that belt lengthened so I can wear it again, I'll go with nickle plated .. :D :lol:
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Re: Dummy bullets for my Brass Stacker sling

Post by RanchRoper » Fri Mar 15, 2019 12:44 pm

Yes I never leave rounds in the belt loops.
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Re: Dummy bullets for my Brass Stacker sling

Post by Spokane55 » Sat Mar 16, 2019 9:58 pm

The brass does react with the leather. Leave the cartridges in too long and the cases will corrode. Nickle cases would solve that issue.
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Re: Dummy bullets for my Brass Stacker sling

Post by Mags » Sat Mar 16, 2019 10:21 pm

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Spokane55, welcome to the forum!
Spokane55 wrote:The brass does react with the leather. Leave the cartridges in too long and the cases will corrode. Nickle cases would solve that issue.
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Re: Dummy bullets for my Brass Stacker sling

Post by CT_Shooter » Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:01 am

Spokane55 wrote:The brass does react with the leather. Leave the cartridges in too long and the cases will corrode. Nickle cases would solve that issue.
Welcome to the forum from CT. Glad you joined the conversation.
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