Forming 6mm Grendel Brass

Discussion in '6mm, 6.5mm, and .25 Cal (Not 6BR)' started by Quickoz, Feb 11, 2019.

  1. Quickoz

    Quickoz

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    G'day all,

    Im having a switch barrel SRBR, LRBR and FO rig built. One barrel will be a 6mm Grendel. How are guys forming cases from 6.5 Grendel Lapua brass?

    My thought was to use a redding 6.5 Grendel Full Length Bushing die and use bushings to bring the neck down in stages.

    Other thought was to use a 6PPC Full length die and and sit that proud of the shellholder the needed amount and size the neck with that.

    Any ideas gents. Im in australia.

    Cheers.
     
  2. Kyle Schultz

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  3. Quickoz

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    Cheers mate
     
  4. WyleWD

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    I am using a .268 neck and do it they way you describe in your second sentence. I use a .280 bushing, then a .270 bushing, Edit: run them over a 6mm mandrel, trim to length, turn the necks, check the case length again, load and shoot. JME. WD
     
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  5. Quickoz

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    Thanks mate.

    You shooting 6 Grendel or 6 Grinch?
     
  6. WyleWD

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    6Grendel. WD
     
  7. Quickoz

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    How do you find it? What speeds do you get from with 105gr class bullets?
     
  8. Spook

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    Oz , search Hosers posts for 105 info, and dont overlook Bergers 95 gr bullet.
     

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