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Unread 12-12-2012, 06:05 PM
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Re: 7mm Dakota?

ordered a barrel today for my dakota build, if yall go thru with this brass order let me know please i will want 100 minimum.
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    Unread 12-13-2012, 09:34 AM
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    Re: 7mm Dakota?

    I would also be interested in getting in on a 7mm Dakota Brass group buy. I would be interested in 100 pieces or more. Let me know.
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    Unread 12-14-2012, 12:57 AM
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    Re: 7mm Dakota?

    When I first mentioned the idea of a group buy for 7mm Dakota brass it was for the purpose of weight sorting a large lot of brass and grouping them so each participant would end up with brass that was very close in weight. Whoever did the sorting could charge a reasonable amount for their time.

    Would that be something you all would be interested in?
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    Unread 12-14-2012, 08:24 AM
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    Re: 7mm Dakota?

    Yes.
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    Unread 12-14-2012, 10:11 AM
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    Re: 7mm Dakota?

    That sounds like the best way, glad somebody's thinking. I would be happy to send someone some money to get the ball rolling.
    Craig
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    Unread 12-15-2012, 01:35 AM
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    Re: 7mm Dakota?

    Right now the list price for 100 rounds or more off 7mm Dakota Brass is $180.00 per 100. That is direct from Dakota. Let me make some calls and see if I can get it any cheaper. I have an FFL, if that makes any difference.

    If I were to coordinate this purchase I'd want to charge the following for my services:

    Weight sort brass - $25.00 per 100
    Ream flash holes - $10.00 per 100
    Ream primer pockets - $10.00 per 100
    Turn necks to your specified thickness: $25.00 per 100

    I would need money up front from all participants. I know this is asking a lot of trust, but if I'm going to do this that's the way I'd want to go.

    It would probably take me at least two weeks to do everything after I receive the brass.

    One thing about sorting brass: There is always a few cartridges per hundered that fall way out of the average weight of all the other cartridges. We would all have to "eat" these cases equally. I usually use these cases to foul the bore after cleaning the barrel.

    Let me know if you all are interested. We aren't makking any comitments yet - I just want to see who is interested, how many cases we are talking about, and if you all think my conditions are fair.

    Roy Towers
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    Unread 12-15-2012, 11:18 AM
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    Re: 7mm Dakota?

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    Like I had said, I would like to do a group order, not sure how much money we could save, and how to distribute. However, I do live within 40 min. of JUDD and I'm sure we could work out a trade close by without re mailing the brass. Kevin will also be building my rifle as soon as I get my ducks in a row. I would still like to get the brass prior to the build.
    Craig
    Craig,
    I'll be ordering after the holidays. If you would like to make a Saturday or Sunday out of it with me we could Match prep all the brass.

    I'll probably buy 100 or 200 so it will be a day long event...

    I'll have 200 6.5x47 to do also....
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