I know this guy his wife works for Nosler.Yeah, they did buy a brass plant...but they are still contracting Norma to make the majority of their brass still.
Only a few high run cartridges are being made by Nosler at their plant in their cheap line of loaded ammo, none of it is available to the handloader as of yet.
My buddy works there.
Would you mind keeping us posted on the results of the performance and durability of the new Nosler 280 AI brass, as opposed to what you have experienced with your older lot?Looks like nosler changed their 280ai brass. It’s now head stamped different and weighs 20 grains less. Hope this doesn’t mess too much stuff up with my loads.
I dont use nosler brass always no consistent making less than 3 miles from my house I rather order and wait than use there inconsistent brass use adg or norma or Winchester if availableDon't mess with Nosler brass. Buy 280 Rem brass and fire form to 280 AI. IMHO Norma is better brass. I have 6 firings on my Norma brass. I got 3 on Nosler brass and started loosing primer pockets. They weren't hot rodded either.
I feel your pain, but on the bright side: you've got some more volume for powder. You can either run a little more velocity or tweak it back to the same velocity you were running with less pressure.. Yeah, I hate having to retune loads for different brass.Looks like nosler changed their 280ai brass. It’s now head stamped different and weighs 20 grains less. Hope this doesn’t mess too much stuff up with my loads.