308 brass?

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by Caleb85, Jul 6, 2014.

  1. Caleb85

    Caleb85 Well-Known Member

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    I have a lot of 308 brass but am getting out of the 308 market ..is there anything I can make (form) out of all this brass?
     
  2. howco

    howco Well-Known Member

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    7mm08. I think is the easiest.
     

  3. 4bycamper

    4bycamper Well-Known Member

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    How about 260 rem?
     
  4. AZShooter

    AZShooter Well-Known Member

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    quite a few:

    22 middlestead
    25 souper
    260 Rem
    7-08 Rem
    338 Federal
    358 Win

    Those are the common ones. I'll bet someone has made a .323" and 375 with this case too.
     
  5. MudRunner2005

    MudRunner2005 Well-Known Member

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    And let's not forget you can also use them to make the improved versions of those cartridges, too.
     
  6. AZShooter

    AZShooter Well-Known Member

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    With improved versions in the mix that would more than double the variety. 35 or 40 degree shoulder angles etc.

    I made a 30BR/308 a while back. Owned a 30 BR reamer and plunged it 1/2" deeper to headspace on 308 go/no go gauges. Had to turn the neck to .0105". It is a 308 improved with steeper shoulder angle with less body taper with a BR style turned neck. All because I didn't want to buy another reamer. It is very accurate. I use the fitted chamber neck approach for no sizing.
     
  7. Caleb85

    Caleb85 Well-Known Member

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    Ok I'm new to the " forming brass" how would I make 260 out of them?
     
  8. jkrueger

    jkrueger Well-Known Member

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    Not much to it, run your 308 brass through a 260 FL die, you may need to turn the necks depending on what chamber your going to put them in.
    Use imperial sizing wax, makes the forming nice and smooth.
     
  9. 4bycamper

    4bycamper Well-Known Member

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    +1 This is what I do too.
     
  10. digger11

    digger11 Well-Known Member

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    Put a dab of sizing wax on em and run em into a full length 260 sizer