Hornady or Federal .300 Win Mag brass?

Gunner1

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Which would you buy if given the chance-brand new unprimed Hornady brass or Federal brass that has been "demilitarized" (had the bullet and powder removed but is still primed)?
 

Jud96

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I would go with Federal. We shoot Federal brass in our .243s, .308s, and my .270 with accurate and consistent results. When my .300WM comes in, I will be ordering military pull down Federal brass for it.
 

gohring3006

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I'm with Jud, I have had some bad luck with Hornady brass. This is coming from a guy who's reloading room is filled with Hornady bullets,dies and I just bought a lock n load kit for a back up press. I have 10 firings on my Fed. brass with no loose pockets. This is max charge (56.5grns.) IMR 4350 178 amax. The Hornady stuff had inconsistent neck tension, this is before I started anealing. It might be a different story if I anneal the brass. But I like my Fed. brass so much I'm not going back.
 

Gunner1

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I would go with Federal. We shoot Federal brass in our .243s, .308s, and my .270 with accurate and consistent results. When my .300WM comes in, I will be ordering military pull down Federal brass for it.

I just ordered 100 rounds of the Federal military pull downs. Hoping it's good stuff...
 

Jud96

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Where did you order it from? I have seen it here and there, but just curious to see where you got yours from. Thanks
 
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