- Jul 17, 2001
- Walla Walla, WA
Which brand of brass do you all prefer? Why? What are the differences between Remington, Winchester, Norma, Federal etc? Which is softer, thereby not allowing as high a pressure? Which has the greatest capacity? I am planning on having my rifle rebarreled to 300 Win Mag and wonder which brand of brass I should use. Also I plan to have the chamber throated long so that I can utilize my 3.6" magazine. I hope to have it throated so that the bullet will be touching the lands at an overall cartridge length of about 3.5" instead of the normal 3.34". I expect this will allow a bit higher velocity. With a 26" barrel and the barrel throated long what velocity range should I expect with 180 and 200 grain bullets? I was getting 3000 fps with the moly-coated 200 Nosler in my old 24" standard 300 Win Mag which I know was faster than most. I do not plan to shoot moly bullets in this new barrel. Thanks, Rufous.