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.257 roberts +p loads

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Unread 11-01-2011, 07:31 AM
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.257 roberts +p loads

I was wondering if someone could clear this up for me. I am thinking of purchasing a .257 roberts and was looking at brass. There was normal brass and then there was .257 + p brass. From my understanding the +p brass is just thicker to withstand higher pressures so I would be safe using it in the standard .257 chambering. Could someone who knows tell me if i'm right or wrong on this. Thanks for replying.
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Unread 11-01-2011, 08:08 AM
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Re: .257 roberts +p loads


Yes, you can use the +P brass in your 257 just the same as standard brass. Actually, I'm not even sure the brass is any different than standard 257 cases. Had a M70 Featherweight in 257 some years back, and don't recall if I ever saw any difference between the 257 and the 257+P cases. I'm sure someone else can chime in here?
Kevin Thomas
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Unread 11-02-2011, 03:31 PM
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Re: .257 roberts +p loads

Alright, I just wanted to make sure I understood what I read instead of assuming. Thanks for replying.
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