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Old 04-28-2020, 08:29 AM
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They are top shelf. you can't do better.
What he said.

Also, I used 200 pieces of their .45 ACP brass to form .38-45 Clerk cases, and not one was lost to splitting, etc. Very good quality!

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Old 04-28-2020, 08:53 AM
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What PPCSHOOTER said. I recently bought a new CA 45 Bulldog and feed it Jagemann brass which is made in Wisconsin. No problems.
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For precision rifle it probably doesn't get any better than Lapua. For most of my handgun needs, brass takes a second place to the bullet for accuracy, speed gun games out to 40y 8" zero down, brass doesn't matter much.
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PPCSHOOTER, a buddy of mine at the range has bought some of their brass, in 380 Auto if I remember correctly. It was some good looking brass too and is brass that Shooter's World has mainly been using to work up a lot of their powder data with. Looks like Natchez Shooters Supply stocks it.
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Just as a matter of historical information, Sierra bullets and Starline brass both moved to Sedalia MO from California about 30 yrs. ago. They are clearly sister companies but I can't say they're under the same ownership.
Looking at their buildings on google earth, they are right next to each other.
They appear to have been built simultaneously and both built additions in 2012 at the same time.
Awfully coincidental if they are not the same company at some level.
3843'14.24" N 9314'32.70" W

Jagemann must be doing OK as they also added on to their facility sometime between 2011 and 2015.
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mine arrived today, ordered on the 26th, pretty fast! packed well and purdy shiney

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[QUOTE=akoda;140756812]mine arrived today, ordered on the 26th, pretty fast! packed well and purdy shiney

I'll pass on a useful tip I learned the hard way. Brand new Starline brass may be tight in a sizing die and also stick to the powder drop die. I use Hornady One Shot case lube on new brass to reduce wear and tear on my arm the first time I load it.
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/\ /\ ... I agree. New cases are very "grabbie".

The first thing I do is deburr the case mouths as there's always a rolled over edge on it's inside. (You can feel it with your little finger's nail.)

Often I'll also run the deburring tool's nose in the primer pocket to put a slight chamfer on it's edge.

Then I run them though my sizing die after using some Hornday One Shot Case lube on them.
(After sizing the new case's diameter is usually .002-.003" smaller & the case length is equally longer.)

Then I tumble clean them for about 30-45min to get the lube off & smooth them out & then length check them.

Now the new cases are not so "grabbie" & are easier to work with.

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I haven't worn out much brass over the years. (have plenty back up) I have purchased Starline for .44 Magnum, and 45 Colt. Work great. Bob
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Just received my order for 300 38-55.If it is like usual,the first time I size and prime,everything will be stiff...then after firing,everything will be smooth again.Close tolerances=quality!
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My personal favorite for major caliber revolver.

Never tried their .45acp brass, but if I ever run out of Winchester, I intend to.
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Old 05-29-2020, 07:31 PM
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Their brass is considered the gold standard by many of us. I use their 38 super and 45 colt. Ive never had a problem.

I find the nickel plated are a little stronger than the all brass. Shooting major loads in 38 super in a supported chamber, I dont think Ive ever split a nickel case.
have a case of NEW 38Super brass if needed. Sold the gun after forty years and have no need for the brass. I loaded a couple boxes out of the case but never got around to shooting them. This is Remington Brass. Coming to the end of things and have no use for it.?? JMHO
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