6.5x65 RWS BRASS

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  1. elkaholic

    elkaholic Well-Known Member

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    Does anyone have any 6.5x65 RWS brass for sale or know of a source that is reasonably priced?......Rich
     
  2. cfvickers

    cfvickers Well-Known Member

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    Do you mean 6.5x68 or 6.5x55 I don't think there is a 6.5x65, or I have not ever heard of it. if it is oddball, I have usually seen it. I do have 20 rounds of 6.5x68 RWS brass somewhere. and Natchez has it 20 for 30.00.
     
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  4. elkaholic

    elkaholic Well-Known Member

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    Thanks.....actually, I am using .270 and .280 brass now to form my Sherman cases but wanted some RWS brass and I'm hoping it is just a touch longer? It is supposed to be 2.56".........Rich
     
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    Hmm. thats why I like this
    site. always something new to learn
     
  6. elkaholic

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    If anyone has a 6.5x 65 that they could measure the length of, it would be very helpful. ....Thanks/Rich
     
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  8. elkaholic

    elkaholic Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Mark. That is useful info but I still wonder if the brass ACTUALLY is 2.56" in length? If you look at the spec for WW or REM .270 brass it will say 2.540" but when you measure the brass itself it will likely be closer to 2.530". RWS is spendy brass and I don't want to buy a bunch and have it end up no longer than the .270 case. I recently bought some Nosler in .280 A.I. thinking I was going to get some longer brass because it was formed closer to my case and would have less shrinkage. That part was true but it only measured 2.522" to begin with..........Rich
     
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    I hear ya Rich, I don't think I've ever gotten brass that was as long as it's spec'd to be. But maybe the RWS is as long or longer than the 270 brass is supposed to be? Hope you get an answer.

    Mark
     
  10. elkaholic

    elkaholic Well-Known Member

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    Ya, that's what I'm thinking too. If it runs true to form, it should be .016" longer......Rich
     
  11. gunwalker

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    Just wondering what you ever found out?
     
  12. elkaholic

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    I finally bought some from Natchez but I think it's GOLD not brass:D. The good news was it measured 2.552" and very consistent lengths. I have my 300in being rechambered and am anxious to try some out.........Rich
     
  13. chavenord

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    Do you want 6.5x65 or 6.5x65R? Huntingtons at huntington.com has 6.5x65 but not the rimmed version. If you want the rimmed version contact me at chavenord@shaw.ca.
    Maarten
     
  14. elkaholic

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    Thanks but I use the rimless......rich