7RUM, Nosler brass vs "genuine" Remington.

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by Max Heat, Mar 28, 2012.

  1. Max Heat

    Max Heat Well-Known Member

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    Besides Remington, who is the genuine brand when it comes to RUM, Nosler is the only other brand whom I've seen that makes the 7RUM cases. But they cost about 2x what the rems cost. What are the pros/cons/differences between them?
     
  2. rscott5028

    rscott5028 Well-Known Member

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    Not sure what you mean by "genuine"

    You're shooting the wrong cartridge to be worrying about costs.

    I've had mediocre to excellent results with Nosler brass in other cartrdges.

    Remington has always been fair to mediocre for me.

    I hate wasting time and barrel life and usually lean towards spending a lot more for slightly better brass.

    You should be able to get good results with either one. It's simply a matter of prepping, sorting, and culling. You're likely to cull a good bit more of the Rem brass.

    -- richard
     

  3. jeff 300

    jeff 300 Well-Known Member

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    i've all ways used REM brass for my edge and had good luck with it but wish we could get lapua but we r stuck with rem n nos. there was some federal around but really hard to find.
     
  4. ZSteinle

    ZSteinle Well-Known Member

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    Norma now! Got mine on back order from Sinclair.
     
  5. lloydsmale

    lloydsmale Well-Known Member

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    Ive boughten a few boxes of nosler brass. Its nice stuff. I comes trimmed precisely champered and the flash holes are very uniform and deburred. Now i can do all those things myself on cheaper brass and save a little money but it is great brass.
     
  6. CA48

    CA48 Well-Known Member

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    ZSteinle, I will be putting in an order for my EDGE for sure.
    Not bad for for $20 more than Rem. brass.

    Do you happen to know how long this has been available from Norma?
     
  7. Max Heat

    Max Heat Well-Known Member

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    It's never a good sign, when you hear the word "backorder".

    After just dumping a buck 24 on a 3-way cutting head and longer rail, I guess the rem brass will work out OK for me.

    By genuine, I meant that Remington is the "original" 7RUM. Or you could say that they were the "inventor" of the RUM cartridge.