Long Range Hunting Online Magazine

Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Rifles, Reloading, Optics, Equipment > Reloading

Reloading Berger Bullets


7mm Remington Mag Lapua brass?

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Unread 02-21-2011, 02:46 PM
Bronze Member
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 98
7mm Remington Mag Lapua brass?

Does anyone know of a supplier who has any? I've seen it advertised by individuals both once fired and new but the ads are old and expired. Consequently I know it exists but I can find brass cases for sale any where.
Reply With Quote

Unread 02-21-2011, 03:02 PM
Platinum Member
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Texas
Posts: 1,845
Re: 7mm Remington Mag Lapua brass?

It does not exist. The 300 Win is gone as well.
The Truth Is Not Always Good For Business!!
Reply With Quote
Unread 02-21-2011, 07:59 PM
Gold Member
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Washington
Posts: 782
Re: 7mm Remington Mag Lapua brass?

Saw a thread somewhere else about this and it seems there may have been a run of it a long time ago but a rep from lapua said that when they do these limited runs they have someone else make it. So in the case of the 7 rem mag brass they had it was actually made by norma for them and then had to pass lapua's quality control as well. I don't know if they annealed them before they put their name on it though. So I guess if you want top quality 7 rem mag brass norma is the way to go. I wonder if they are making thier new 260 brass or if its another manufacter?


Last edited by pyroducksx3; 02-21-2011 at 08:02 PM.
Reply With Quote
Unread 02-21-2011, 11:24 PM
Platinum Member
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Sedalia, MO
Posts: 1,256
Re: 7mm Remington Mag Lapua brass?

Lapua has never made the belted cases, and yes, anything marked Lapua in 300 WM or 7 Rem Mag were most likely Norma production, subcontracted to them . Norma makes good brass, it just tends to be a bit softer and not quite as durable as ours. Dimensionally, still very good stuff. As far as the new 260 cases, no, that's pure Lapua production, as is the 22-250 or the 308 Palma brass we introduced last year. The belted mags are done out of house as we're not currently equipped to do the very different draw required for the beted magnum family of cases. Somewhere down the road if we get enough requests, possibly, but not right now.

The annealing visible in the necks is something virtually every manufacturer does for bottlenecked cases. Most then treat the brass to remove the annealed coloration, though this step is entirely unneccesary. Most customers we've heard from tend to like the visible evidence that the cases were properly annealed, and we leave this intact. Most military ammunition bears this coloration, too, since the military customers have no real concern for this, or the reloadability of their brass.

Hope this helps, but if there's any questions, I'm always glad to answer them.
Kevin Thomas
Lapua USA
Reply With Quote
Unread 02-21-2011, 11:37 PM
Platinum Member
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Thunder Basin, WY
Posts: 1,788
Re: 7mm Remington Mag Lapua brass?

Thank you for the info Kevin.

I've started using alot of Lapua brass, and am really liking it so far.
Thanks again.
Aim small = Miss small

Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Similar Threads for: 7mm Remington Mag Lapua brass?
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
NORMA 338 Lapua brass VS Lapua ! Hmmmm? 300WSMMAD Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics 9 10-09-2012 02:48 PM
What is the difference between Norma and Lapua 338 Lapua Magnum brass? jhegg Reloading 8 05-22-2012 12:12 AM
338 Lapua Brass compared to 300 Remington Ultra Brass DANTEC Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics 6 02-29-2012 11:43 PM
Lapua 260 Remington brass Kevin Thomas Reloading 0 05-03-2011 12:55 PM
WTS: 125 .338 Lapua (Lapua Brand) Once Fired Brass... *** SOLD *** Bronson90 Guns For Sale 1 08-07-2004 01:53 PM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:28 AM.

All content ©2010-2015 Long Range Hunting, LLC