Who makes Nosler brass

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by Iron Worker, Oct 11, 2010.

  1. Iron Worker

    Iron Worker Well-Known Member

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    Does Norma make Nosler brass ?
     
  2. cowboy

    cowboy Well-Known Member

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    If my experience with 280AI brass in both Nosler and Norma is any indication the answer is NO. The Nosler brass that comes preformed is far superior to fire forming Norma brass out of regular 280 Rem brass - I don't care who makes Nosler brass - I am a very satisfied with it.
     

  3. Trickymissfit

    Trickymissfit Well-Known Member

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    Seems like I heard that it was Hornaday that made Nosler brass. If not then it's Winchester. The reason you had trouble fire forming Norma brass is that it's a little thicker and harder than the normal grades of Winchester or Remington brass normally used. I've fire formed a lot of Norma brass without a hitch, but you must use a very stiff load with the case absolutly secured in the chamber. Just jamming the bullet is not good enough
    gary