Lapua or norma brass?

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by varmint72, Oct 6, 2010.

  1. varmint72

    varmint72 Member

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    Im going to get some brass for a build and need to know what is better and why?Thanks Lex
     
  2. boomtube

    boomtube Well-Known Member

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    I don't think there's enough difference to make a difference.
     

  3. Derek M.

    Derek M. Well-Known Member

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    I tend to agree with this. But, Lapua is known for their top quality brass. If name recognition makes any difference for you, then go with Lapua.

    As an example, I have 200 new Norma 6.5x284 cases that I got cheap. But, I also turned around about 300 Lapua cases which I will be using FIRST.
     
  4. Mikecr

    Mikecr Well-Known Member

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    I like both equally
     
  5. Gene

    Gene Well-Known Member

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    Both are very good. I prefer Lapua brass, cause it is easier to find and a little cheaper. For 6.5x284 Lapua per 100 is $100; Norma is $110.00. I try to stay from other makes of brass, as they require too much prep.
     
  6. Derek M.

    Derek M. Well-Known Member

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    JB @ Accuflite had a price of 78 cents per case in that caliber. Not sure what his current price is, but I don't think it is more than $1.00/case.
     
  7. nddodd

    nddodd Well-Known Member

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    I use both in my 6x284 and i like the lapua a little better but the norma is very good brass as well.


    Nathan
     
  8. Kevin Thomas

    Kevin Thomas Well-Known Member

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    Well I'd go straight to the Lapua, but I'll admit to being just a bit biased here.
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    Kevin Thomas
    Lapua USA