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    Almost wish I hadn't found this

    I was shooting 38 Super out of my Citadel today. Went to pick up my brass and found one that was split. Armscor factory round.. Anyone else experience one of these?
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    I occasionally see the splits. They are random enough that I do not associate them with any particular brand of brass or particular caliber. Most of my stuff is reloaded so I tend to blame it on the age of the brass, but have seen it on new brass also. Nothing to get worried about unless it shows up in larger quantities.

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    Thanks for the reply. I am 60 years old and shot a lot never had this happen on new or reloaded brass. Guess I just got to see an anomaly before my old eyes gave out...

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    I will say the 38 Super is a kick a** accurate and fun round to shoot..

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    Quote Originally Posted by ollie56 View Post
    I will say the 38 Super is a kick a** accurate and fun round to shoot..

    It had accuracy problems until Nonte altered the chamber cut to headspace on the case mouth.

    It initially used the semi-rim on the barrel hood.

    Cartridges sometimes ended up angled in the chamber.

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    I see those on every outing with .38 Spl and .357 Mag.
    I haven't seen any from my .38 supers, but it shouldn't be unusual.
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