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Old 07-06-2018, 11:18 AM
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Anyone with experience reloading WIN NT .223 brass? Anyone with experience reloading WIN NT .223 brass? Anyone with experience reloading WIN NT .223 brass? Anyone with experience reloading WIN NT .223 brass? Anyone with experience reloading WIN NT .223 brass?  
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Default Anyone with experience reloading WIN NT .223 brass?

A shooting buddy recently approached me with an offer to split a "great deal" on mil-surp once fired .223 brass he'd picked up at a gun show.
Turns out I received over a thousand pieces of WIN NT brass.
Primer pockets were crimped but tight on depriming.
No culls were found after a Dawn-LemiShine-water wash and dry session. Case weights were comparable to other .223 military brass casings I've reloaded in the past.
Researching WIN NT brass on the blogs, most responders recommended to 'get rid of them' but some have reloaded WIN NT cases with no problems, but no specific reloading data was offered.
I received a reply from Winchester indicating the primer pockets accept WSR primers, but, again, no reloading information was offered.
So, I plan to use them for short-range (100 yds or less) paper punching.
Can I use standard .223 (NOT 5.56!) reloading data (light to moderate powder charges under FMJ or hunting bullets in the 52 - 55 gr range) and leave 'em in the dirt after one shooting or continue to reload them until no-longer reloadable?
Again, I'm really interested in hearing from reloaders who HAVE reloaded WIN NT brass.
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Old 07-06-2018, 12:23 PM
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I'd check them with a magnet. 9mm WIN NT is brass plated steel.
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