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Old 04-14-2006, 08:37 AM
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Re: question on tight neck chambers

I would not recommend a 262 neck on a 6br if you are intending to use Lapua brass. I have a 6brimproved on a 265 neck which means my brass must be turned down to 263 and it is a nightmare making it that thin. Turning .004" of each side of the tough as nails Lapua brass was hell on equipment, nerves, and the clock.

My other 6 br is a 269 neck and it is a breeze to make and shoots just as good.
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Old 04-15-2006, 05:13 AM
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Re: question on tight neck chambers

Goodgrouper, what kind of neck turner do you use? Normally, with a good sharp cutter, turning Lapua is like cutting butter.
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