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Old 08-26-2017, 09:34 PM
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Is this a moisture problem or something else? Interestingly, only my 3 boxes of 45 Blazer Brass have this problem. Every other box of ammunition in my safe is normal.




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Old 08-26-2017, 09:45 PM
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My guess is moisture combined with whatever mild acid is in the cardboard.
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Old 08-27-2017, 12:19 AM
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I don't know the cause, but I have had Blazer brass cartridges that looked like that. They all fired just fine.
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Old 08-28-2017, 12:19 PM
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Probably nothing more than minor surface corrosion. I would not be concerned.
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Old 08-28-2017, 08:44 PM
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My 9mm blazer brass looks like that too.
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Nothing wrong. Manufacturers wash cases before they are loaded and polished before packaging. I think that sometimes they'll skip the polishing process. I see this often with Speer products the most.
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I shot a bunch of .223 like that yesterday without a hiccup.
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Thanks for the reassurances everyone! Guess I'll go load em up.


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Fear not! After you shoot it you can tumble it and it will look as good as new if and when you re-load it.
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I was in the ammo business for 25 years and his is what we saw from brass suppliers that were based in very humid areas.
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