Shell Shock’s NAS3 9mm Cases

Today we’re taking a look at the “NAS3 Two-Piece Shell Case Technology”. Do they work? Will they work with cast bullets? Stick around to the end for details on a giveaway!

Shell Tech website: https://www.shellshocktechnologies.com/

My other videos the dies and the die wrench: https://thereloadersnetwork.com/playlist/shell-tech-nas3-cases/

(I cannot mail ammunition components outside of the US. Giveaway restricted to US residents.)

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TinMan
TinMan

Definitely some interesting cases they’ve created. I like the idea of a robust case that can be reloaded many times. Alas, like yourself though, I too shoot only cast bullets for my handgun calibers. Great video and thank you for testing these out.

KFW
KFW

Great video. Very cool technology and magnetic is awesome for saving time and my back. I would like to be entered in the giveaway. Thank you and take care.

The Kentucky Patriot
The Kentucky Patriot

You need to pencil in a road trip to KY this year somewhere on your calendar!!!

Walter Bunning
Walter Bunning

That was a good review. I hadn’t realized that they were actually LESS expensive than new 9mm brass cases. Like you, I shoot a lot of cast bullets, particularly through my semi-autos including 9mm. Even without the cast bullet issue, I doubt that I would ever decide to switch gears at this point. I’m already heavily invested in 9mm brass, probably having enough on hand to last me until I die. I have to admit that Some of the features ARE enticing, though. Being magnetic is a definite plus. Doing the math on the case weights, a 15 -round mag… Read more »

JH586
JH586

Another fine video from Mr. Bacon! Now I gotta go find the one about the wrench! That looks interesting for sure. I would love to check these out and work with them, but I’ve got more projects than I can get done already. I hope whoever win these cases and dies will vdo some videos about how well they work. Good price, too.

aaron
aaron

Very interesting! You can throw my name in the hat. I think there has to be a way to load cast bullets in them. And if you only wrecked a few that means a person would have 900 and some chances to succeed.👍😁 you know what they say if at first you don’t succeed get a bigger hammer! 😂😂😂

johnmcd348
johnmcd348

Pretty Neat set. I’d like to try them. I read about them awhile back.

pbfarmer945
pbfarmer945

I saw these a while back and kinda forgot about them. I glad you got some to try out and appreciate the testing you did. It’s a shame they don’t seem compatible with cast projectiles. I would like a chance at the give away. I have plenty of FMJ bullets to fill them up.

Alex
Alex

please include me in the giveaway, i may try to trim a few to 9×18 or 380

Ghost Rider
Ghost Rider

Count me in! I bought My 1st 9mm recently but I don’t have much brass or dies yet.

az2vet
az2vet

Please include me in the drawing. I would love to try these with some Hornady XTP bullets.

mcekim2
mcekim2

Interesting cases! Include me in the drawing, if you would please. Great video – lots of info!

TreeTopFlier
TreeTopFlier

Very interesting product LOB, as always thank you for your thoughtful work. I wonder where the crimp die is grabbing the case wall. Those dies have a carbide ring at the mouth and then the crimp swage at the top. Maybe some lube on the cases? Or maybe try changing the set up, like back the die body out and thread the crimp adjuster lower. I think this product will be attractive to some folks and the price is surprisingly affordable.

livincincy
livincincy

I use that same chamber checking tool to inspect my completed rounds.

Collecting them for reuse seems problematic on other than a home range.

Are they Dawn Dishsoap compatible ?

I am guessing they might work Jim Dandy with a hard cast lead bullet sized to plated or jacketed specs. Oregon Trail uses Colonel Sanders secret recipe to make a hard cast bullet without leading. So perhaps that a hard, high BHN, might work.

I am curious about them. So sign me up for the give away ?

ajslade
ajslade

Interested. I load both cast and jacketed for most of my rounds.

theresurproblem
theresurproblem

That sucks about cast but would love to use them with my extreme defense carry loads. Half the weight in two 17rd mags would be helpful

karlb
karlb

Very interesting! I just started casting and don’t want to buy jacketed bullets anymore, so I will pass on the give away. Maybe they will improve over time to include cast bullets, that would be nice. I am curious, they said the primer pockets were larger? Did you notice anything priming them? Very generous of you and I love the concept.

MCK
MCK

Sure, I’m interested I got quite a few fmj & 3 firearms in 9 mm so it’d be neat to work with em

somereloaderdude
somereloaderdude

Love to test these and chrono to see what the ES and SD look like. Like that they are magnetic and wonder how they will come out after a wet tumbling. I only load fmj or plated, Question: Did you spray lube these before use? Did you happen to cut one in half to see what’s up with the separation issue?

John Fazer
John Fazer

From what I heard you do not need to tumble at all. Just wipe clean and reload.

NickJ
NickJ

Good video, I too shoot cast stuff unless I’m long ranging with a rifle !