Originally Posted by moakes58
I have heard 2 reasons for nickel-plated brass.
1. It's supposed to feed better.
2. It's supposed to be easier to see in low light conditions to do a chamber check.
I'm not sure either is worthy of it's extra cost.
I'd never heard of reason #1. I wasn't aware that brass ammo had any difficulty feeding to start with, and given that it's target ammo one doesn't have much to lose even if it's not the world's best-feeding ammo.
Seems feeding perfection & low-light chambers checks only come into play with high-price defensive ammo where it could be a matter of life & death.
I'd never pay extra for it, though I can recall a time earlier this year when Natchez had some Remington nickel-plated target ammo priced as cheap as anything to be found. A shiny case starts looking real pretty if it happens to have the lowest price attached to it.