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how to make 257 weatherby brass?

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Unread 06-06-2009, 10:06 PM
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Re: how to make 257 weatherby brass?

Originally Posted by Hired Gun View Post
Here is my works every time method. The way I make it is to click, "add to cart" at Cabelas for 17.50 a box or at Midway for 18.29 a box. Never lost a brass and the head stamps match what's on my barrel. I just prime them and seat a bullet. No other prep needed.
Thats probably the best suggstion that will work.
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Unread 06-06-2009, 10:51 PM
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Re: how to make 257 weatherby brass?

A little powder between the pimer and seating the bullet might help in the performance department.

If not there's a current thread on removing stuck bullets - LOL

Just a thought.

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Unread 06-07-2009, 04:59 AM
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Re: how to make 257 weatherby brass?

I have used 7mm Weatherby brass from Remington. Sized first in a 270Wby die then a 257Wby die. I had no problems doing it this way. I guess the same can be done from 7mm Rem brass, but the case will not be perfect as with the 7mmwby brass.
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Unread 09-20-2010, 05:21 AM
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Re: how to make 257 weatherby brass?

Yes you can make 257 weatherby mag out 264 win mag it's a very little short
but will work fine when you size your brass do it 2 times it will work better
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