Norma Brass

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by trader388, Dec 27, 2004.

  1. trader388

    trader388 Well-Known Member

    Feb 12, 2004
    Couple of questions about the stuff...

    Does norma punch or drill the flash hole?

    How does it compare to Lapua brass?

  2. Fiftydriver

    Fiftydriver Official LRH Sponsor

    Jun 12, 2004
    I have not used much Lapua brass. I did work up a load for a customer in a 338 Lapua using Lapua brass it it was very top shelf stuff.

    I have used the Norma brass quite a bit in the form of the 338-378 Wby brass I use for my 338 Kahn. It to is very top end brass. I always check the flash holes for burrs but have yet to find one. Also, there really was not a need to trim the cases because they were all pretty uniform. They are pretty much ready to load as they come.

    Either way, both brands are very good quality brass.

    I am using Norma 338 Lapua brass for one of my larger caliber Allen Magnum rounds which I started development on. I can get the Norma brass a bit lower in price then the Lapua so I am going to see how they perform, I do not have any worries.

    Good Shooting!!

    Kirby Allen(50)