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Old 11-27-2011, 19:22   #1
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Foreign object in Radway 5.56 NATO casing

I was out doing some shooting over the nice long weekend and after I pulled the clean rounds out of the tumbler, I heard something rattling around.
Initially, I thought it was a spent primer as some of those make their way into the case tray.
After a closer look, it was not a spent primer.
Had to cut the case in half to get it out.

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What the heck is it and how did it get in there from the factory?
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Old 11-27-2011, 19:52   #2
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Is it metal?
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Old 11-27-2011, 19:54   #3
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Maybe the excess brass from the neck when it was trimmed after forming? Is it magnetic?
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Old 11-27-2011, 21:55   #4
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Non magnetic.
Looks like it is a piece of brass from the neck area during the cases birth.

I don't know how the brass cases are made.
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