necking down bras???

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by kaseyfied, Oct 24, 2013.

  1. kaseyfied

    kaseyfied Well-Known Member

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    alright,

    was told today by a fellow reloader that I could neck down 30-06 brass to make it 280ackley improved brass.. is this possible? would be nice to use lapua brass for me ackley!!!

    kasey
     
  2. boomtube

    boomtube Well-Known Member

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    Yes.
     

  3. Derek M.

    Derek M. Well-Known Member

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    I think it kind of depends a little. There is a spec difference between Nosler 280AI brass and taking a 280 Remington and fire-forming it in a 280AI chamber. Seems like I remember reading where Nosler's dimensions had a slightly shorter body on their case compared to what some 280AI dimensions have. But, since the .06 case is shorter in each instance, then yes. I was mistaken about it depending.

    So, you can take 30.06 Lapua brass and blow it out to a 280AI body wise with the neck reduced.
     
  4. Derek M.

    Derek M. Well-Known Member

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    I have a batch of Lapua 30.06 cases I'm using in a 270.