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Aluminum Gas Checks
« on: March 31, 2020, 09:14:12 PM »
Gentlemen,  I think this has been addressed before, but is anyone using aluminum gas checks instead of copper?  If so, any difference in performance?  Need some .30 caliber checks and thought I'd check before I order.
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Re: Aluminum Gas Checks
« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2020, 09:23:19 PM »
All I've used for years.  https://www.sagesoutdoors.com/   The only difference I've noted is that they're cheaper.
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Re: Aluminum Gas Checks
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2020, 09:27:15 PM »
What calibers do you use them on?  I need some in .30, but I'll eventually need some in .45 for the .45-60 and .45-70 bullets, too.
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Re: Aluminum Gas Checks
« Reply #3 on: April 01, 2020, 05:59:53 AM »
I doubt you'll notice any difference unless you're doing some serious bench rest shooting. I've only used the .30 cal, so far. They also have copper, if you prefer.

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Re: Aluminum Gas Checks
« Reply #4 on: April 01, 2020, 12:50:45 PM »
.30 US, 30-06, 7.62x54r, 7x57, 6.5 Carcano, 8mm Lebel, .303, .308, 7.65x53.
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Re: Aluminum Gas Checks
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Re: Aluminum Gas Checks
« Reply #5 on: March 20, 2022, 04:08:03 PM »
Hi, I was going to ask more questions, but I did notice that 1000 aluminum checks weighs a lot less than 1000 of the copper ones.  I have 2000 copper and 1000 Aluminum.  I think I"ll use the Aluminum ones on the Carbine.  I intend to use it for jacketed most of the time anyway.
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Re: Aluminum Gas Checks
« Reply #6 on: March 23, 2022, 08:39:56 PM »
I have asked before, but stumbled across this the other day...
22 reloaded has a 30 cal gas check maker coming out... https://22lrreloader.com/products/30-caliber-gas-check-maker
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