View Single Post
Old August 10, 2018, 10:30   #34
762gunr
Registered
 
FALaholic #: 69517
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Florence Oregon
Posts: 1,158
Quote:
Originally Posted by ftierson View Post
Just keep in mind that, as ammolab says, the Hungarian heavy ball is known for pierced primers. A friend and I took a couple of his PSLs out to the range one day and inadvertently grabbed Hungarian heavy ball instead of the Czech light ball we planned to shoot (the PSL is designed for light ball, of course). After having to tear the bolt apart for the fifth time due to a piece of the pierced primer blowing out into the firing pin channel and tying the rifle up (and this is all just so much fun to do, especially out at the range), we quit for the day.

While I might be a slow learner, my learning curve isn't completely flat, and I studiously avoid shooting the Hungarian heavy ball in my PSL...

Just sayin...

Forrest
Do you recall if it was copper wash or the grey lacquer cases?
762gunr is online now   Reply With Quote