7 WSM Winchester brass?

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by 6mm, Sep 10, 2009.

  1. 6mm

    6mm Well-Known Member

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    I want to build a 7 WSM and was wondering if the Winchester brass is any good. I know a few years ago I wasn't impressed, but I'm hopeful they've improved it. Thanks
     
  2. 4bycamper

    4bycamper Well-Known Member

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    I like the Norma brass much better than Winchester, less waste. I like to weigh my brass and sort them into 0.6 grain batches. 2 batches and 6 useless out of 100 with Norma brass. Much worse with the other.

    I f I couldn't find 7mm WSM brass I would neck size 300 WSM brass or 270 WSM.
    Last year I bought 50 Win.300 WSM and neck sized them into 270 WSM in a single pass. Unfortunately they went into 4 batches. But that's why I like Norma.


    Al




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  3. Tikka Lover

    Tikka Lover <strong>Official LRH SPONSOR</strong>

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    I have had zero problem with the 100 hundred pieces that I have prepped and shot in my new rifle. I have turned all the necks, deburred the flash holes and so on.
     
  4. mo

    mo Well-Known Member

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    I use 270wsm norma brass in my 7wsm, it seems to work fine.
     
  5. Boss Hoss

    Boss Hoss Well-Known Member

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    I used the Norma to fire Form my 6.5 WSM and it is very consistent.
     
  6. fireroad

    fireroad Well-Known Member

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    Unless you are a benchrest shooter, save the cash and give the Winchester a try. I use RP in all my rifles except the 300 WSM in which I use Win. No problems to date and rifle will shoot clover leafs at 100 yards if I do my part.
     
  7. bwaites

    bwaites Well-Known Member

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    I'm shooting F class with mine, and so far its ok. Not as consistent as Lapua brass, but I'm just about to toss my first 20 pieces after 4 or 5 reloads.

    I am going to order some Norma 270 to neck up or 300 to neck down just to give the Norma a try, but I haven't been unhappy with the Winchester.

    Bill