6.5x47 Peterson Brass - some data

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  1. Evan

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    Hi all,

    I just got 2 boxes of 6.5x47 Peterson brass for the gun I've got coming, and I figured folks would like a quick review of what it looks like!
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    They are all very consistent! Necks were universally 0.0125 thick, lengths were 1.841 +/-0.001 with most dead on, and the weights were 160.8 down to 159.7gns. Most weighed 160.2-160.4gns. Flash holes all clean and looking good.

    Based on the 0.0125 neck, you could conclude that a loaded round will measure 0.289. I'll order a 0.288 bushing for my die to start with to get real nice light tension!
     
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  2. Pawnee Bill

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    Nice looking brass. May have to try some.
     
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  3. Evan

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    I haven't shot it yet, but so far it's measuring better than my latest boxes of Lapua brass have.
     
  4. piaa1209

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    Evan,

    I bought some of this brass and I will agree with you on the weight and length. As for the necks, I turned mine to .289 which gives me a neck wall thickness of .013. It cleans up about 85% of the neck, which will give me a loaded round of .290. I would not hesitate to buy more.
     
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  5. Ringostar

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    Are these small primer, like Lapua?
     
  6. piaa1209

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    My virgibrass measured
    yes they are
     
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  8. Evan

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    Small primer, small flash hole.
     

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