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Old 04-21-2012, 07:45 AM
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Hornady vs nosler brass

I use remington brass for 300 win mag. i want to change but cant make mind
up to which brass to go to. whats your thoughts tks
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Re: Hornady vs nosler brass

go for the nosler brass!!!! i am using the nosler brass in my 7mm-08 and have 6 reloads on them without annealing and no split necks and i fl size every time and there is no sign of case head seperation.
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Re: Hornady vs nosler brass

IMO you will find better out of the box consistency with the Nosler brass. I weight sort all of my brass after trimming to length. I usually end up with at least four piles with the Hornady brass and two with the Nosler. Not a big deal, though not ideal. FWIW the Hornady tends to run a few grains heavier than Nosler brass, so there is a volume difference due to thickness. The Nosler brass comes "pre-trimmed and chammfered" so I think that the largest source of the difference lies in factory machining. Once prepared and sorted they are both fine brass, it just tends to take more "preparing" to get the Hornady to where you want it to be. That being said, the price of each is reflective of the level of "factory preparation" that each has. Choose what your budget of time or money most readily supports and go from there based on what your rifle shoots best with. YMMV
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Re: Hornady vs nosler brass

tks alot. switching to Nosler Brass. great replys
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Re: Hornady vs nosler brass

I have used Winchester, Remington, Nosler and Hornady brass for load work with my Nosler TGR M48 in 7mm08. Hornady give great accuracy as does Nosler which I like both these better than Winchester or Remington brass. Both Hornady and Nosler brass are lasting for a long time. I found Nosler no more consistent in weighing them than the lots of Hornady brass I am using.

Here is a three shot group with Hornady brass using a 160gr Speer SBT in my 7mm08, with W760, 210 Fed primer



Here is a three shot group using the same load but with the only exception being Nosler brass.
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Re: Hornady vs nosler brass

If you got the money, go for the Nosler or Lapua.

But there is nothing wrong with hornady brass at all. I use Hornady brass for all my .357 Mags and .44 Mag loads. I also have a ton of old Hornady .308 Match brass that I use for load development instead of using loadings on my good Lapua, and saving that for when my loads get where I want them, then loading those up.
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