High-Brass vs Low-Brass Shells: Exploring Shotgun Ammo Differences

Many shotgun users, whether they’re hunters or sport shooters, are often left wondering about the differences between high-brass and low-brass shotgun shells and how they can impact performance.  Shotgun shells are an essential component for any shotgun user. They consist of several parts including the primer, powder, wad, and shot. The primer ignites the powder, which in turn generates gas pressure and propels the wad and shot down the barrel. The brass, which is the metal part at the base of the shell, contains the primer and helps ensure safe and efficient firing. It is crucial to note that the brass does not affect the power of the load but plays a significant part in the overall construction and functionality of the shell.

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