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6.5 x 284 to 284 Win

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Unread 07-18-2011, 06:38 AM
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6.5 x 284 to 284 Win

I am looking into converting 6.5 x 284 Nosler brass into 284 brass. Is there a place where I can find the proper procedure for doing this? Any advice would be appreciated.

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    Unread 07-18-2011, 06:45 AM
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    Re: 6.5 x 284 to 284 Win

    Google "Sinclairs International" and type in the search window for a 7mm expander mandrel and die set.
    Just remember to also purchase the correct type and apply sufficient lubrication to avoid collapsing the necks.
    It is a pretty simple operation.
    Hope this helps.

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    Unread 07-23-2011, 07:50 PM
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    Re: 6.5 x 284 to 284 Win

    Hey Shortmag3,

    I just re-sized 100 pieces of Lapua 6.5-284 to straight 284 win by simply lubing them well and running them through my RCBS 284 Win sizing die. Worked great no problems what so ever. Good Luck

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    Unread 07-24-2011, 12:08 AM
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    Re: 6.5 x 284 to 284 Win

    I take my brass and run it through my standard redding 284 sizer. I have the tapers sizing button. Its perfect. Not one problem
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