.280 ackley brass

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  1. brokenharley711

    brokenharley711 Active Member

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    anyone know where i can get some new brass in .280 ackley? i can't seem to find any anywhere. i've got a new shilen barrel that will be here tomorrow and i need to send some brass off to hornady to get a modified case made so i can check the throat length before i bring it to the gunsmith in case i need to get a custom reamer made. anyone have any for sale? with hunting season closing in i'd even consider a partial lot(1/2 bag) if someone could part with some.

    thanks
     
  2. RockZ

    RockZ Well-Known Member

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  3. Boss Hoss

    Boss Hoss Well-Known Member

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    Just make it from Lapua 30-06. That is what I will do when mine is finished being built.
     
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    RockZ Well-Known Member

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    Boss,
    Great idea! How do you like the 280AI compared to the 7-300win you were working with
     
  5. brokenharley711

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    bruno was out too. nosler says they expect to ship from the factory to retailers sometime in november. too late for me. just ordered a box of 20 nosler custom 280 ackley rounds for $55.. kind of expensive for 20 pieces of brass but thats wwhat you get for shooting goofy rounds.
     
  6. Boss Hoss

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    Do not know yet-------280 AI is not finished yet plus it will have a 24 in tube vs the Warp 7 which has a 26in tube and holds more powder. The 280AI will be a wood stocked piece of work by
    Chuck Grace not Speedy so I know the accuracy will not be quite as cutting. It will however, wear the nicest blank I own and be something I will want to sleep with every night!!!!!!!
     
  7. Forester

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    Interesting how other's projects seem to run parallel.

    I finished a 7-300WSM this past spring and now have it dialed in and ready for the start of deer season here. I have some locations picked out for some longer shots this fall.

    I just ordered an action and will be getting started this winter on a true lightweight rifle. The goal is 7.5lbs with scope, and this will be a 280AI.
     
  8. midnightmalloy

    midnightmalloy Well-Known Member

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    just bought 2 boxes (50ea) of the nosler 280ai brass from
    OnlyOutdoorGear.com and it was literally there last 2 boxes. i went to google and typed in "nosler 280 ackley improved brass" and went to the "shopping" section and just started going through the vendors. i went through about 20 before i found any. here is a place that says they have some in stock Everything Hunters - Your Best Source for Hunting Supplies this place says they have them too Bulls Eye Marksman Gun Club good luck man.
     
  9. brokenharley711

    brokenharley711 Active Member

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    bullseye was out and the everything hunters only had
    280.