338 Lapua neck

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by 338 LEGEND, Jan 28, 2010.

  1. 338 LEGEND

    338 LEGEND Well-Known Member

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    Can someone tell me what the 338 lapua case neck thickness runs? The hornaday brass i was told runs .015
     
  2. Chas1

    Chas1 Well-Known Member

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    About .016
     

  3. Broz

    Broz Well-Known Member

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    I just measured 3 NEW never fired cases for ya. Then I measured 3 cases I have fired 7 times. ALL of the cases were .0135" to .014" and I measured in about 6 places around the neck.

    I was suprised the 7 X cases were same as new. Well... not really this brass is amazing. My spent primers still make a "pop" sound comming out. And every case out of 100 fired 7 times, the primers all felt exactly the same going in..

    Gotta love Lapua brass... Money well spent.

    Jeff gun)gun)
     
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  4. padd54

    padd54 Well-Known Member

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    I have been prepping a couple hundred cases, they were running .0165-.0145", so I turned them all down to .015".
     
  5. 338 LEGEND

    338 LEGEND Well-Known Member

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    Would you say most of them are cleaning up at .015 or would it take .0145 ?
    I am working on a reamer print and dont have any brass.