Long Range Hunting Online Magazine


Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Rifles, Reloading, Optics, Equipment > Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics

Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics Applied Ballistics


Reply

RWS Brass and Primers

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 06-01-2004, 05:22 PM
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: Richmond Va
Posts: 267
RWS Brass and Primers

Anyone have first hand experience with these or was it too long ago for current shooters to know?
__________________
Still playing King of the Hill
Beware the high ground
-------------------------------
[Reaching for wallet] You wouldn't happen to be a betting man would you?
Impossible means not done YET!
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 06-01-2004, 05:47 PM
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Central Minnesota
Posts: 429
Re: RWS Brass and Primers

Good luck finding any if thats your question. I went to their website to see if they made brass for the .338-378, but didn't really find much of anything and I lost hope and went with the Lapua brass with Fed #215 M Match primers. They are insanely high quality from what I hear. I don't know what mine they come from though. [img]images/icons/wink.gif[/img] I can give you the website if you want it though.
__________________
a whisper from this little friend of mine goes a lot way.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 06-01-2004, 06:24 PM
Platinum Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Wilmington NC
Posts: 4,201
Re: RWS Brass and Primers

Randy

DaveTooley at www.tooleyrifles.com is a stocking dealer for RWS, also check with Greg Semunds at ClinchRiverOutfitters.com.

Greg had some RWS at the Ohio match two weeks ago.

BH
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 06-02-2004, 11:16 PM
 
Posts: n/a
Re: RWS Brass and Primers

RWS brass is available from:
http://www.huntingtons.com/CasesRWS.html

It isn't inexpensive but the quality is certainly the very best. You have to determine if the quality (and price) is really required for your application. The other thing to consider is, do you really need 100+ pcs. or will fewer pieces work for your needs? I buy 40 pcs. for each of my rifles chambered in a European cartridge that RWS makes brass for. For the rest, I use Remington, Winchester, Lapua or Norma, depending on what's available and what the need is. I certainly wouldn't buy RWS to feed a varmint rifle.

Several years ago, I bought some Hirtenberger 8 x 68 and 6.5 x 68 brass from OWS and found to my chagrin, that the cases weren't of a very high quality, but they were less expensive than the RWS. They lasted 4 reloads for hunting rifles (not excessive hot loads) while some of the RWS that I now have is going strong after twice as many. OWS is still listing some RWS brass. Some 6.5 x 55 is on sale.
http://www.ows-ammo.com/

I can also get RWS primers through a local source. They are very consistant lot to lot but I can accomplish the same thing with Federal Gold Medal Match at less cost.
_____________________________________________

Nighthawk,

The only listing that I know of for 338-378 WBY is Norma for Weatherby. Huntingtons carries it also.

Regards.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads for: RWS Brass and Primers
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Brass & Primers luke5678 Long Range Hunting & Shooting 3 02-24-2011 06:48 PM
Old Military Brass and new primers tlk Reloading 2 07-23-2009 04:58 PM
bullets, powder, brass, primers Darrell Holland General Discussion 0 07-18-2009 11:57 AM
Got some old new brass and primers - BIG question tlk Reloading 3 06-09-2009 04:44 AM
Primers and Brass sebell Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics 4 03-23-2003 12:45 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:41 PM.


Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
All content ©2010-2014 Long Range Hunting, LLC