This doesn't look good. new 284 Winchester brass

Discussion in 'Big Stuff -- 6.5mm, 7mm, 30 Cal' started by Bginvestor, Nov 7, 2018.

  1. jpx2rk

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    A couple years ago I got some bad 204R Winchester brass. Had poorly formed shoulders on 50% of the cases.
     
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  2. Lefty Trigger

    Lefty Trigger Silver $$ Contributor

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    Wish Remington would get back to making brass, really good affordable "general purpose" brass.
     
  3. Bginvestor

    Bginvestor Silver $$ Contributor

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    They don’t make it like they used to!
     
  4. Sniper338

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    Ive seen lots of different issues with winchester brass. It it aint one thing its another.
     
  5. Jimmy James

    Jimmy James Silver $$ Contributor

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    I looked at a bag o winchester 284 brass at local Cabelas and could not believe what the primer holes looked like. Yikes! I bought several boxes of Norma from Bullets before they shut down.
     
  6. Geno C

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    Any word on if anyone is going to pick up selling the Norma 284 brass? I saw someone is selling their dasher brass now
     
  7. wholmes

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    Never thought I would comment about my experience with Win brass but here goes--- numerous double punched flash holes, figure eight holes, eccentric holes not even close to center, many new bags of 300wm, 50 percent set aside because of irregularity's. I'm so disappointed with Win brass I won't recommend them to anyone.
     
  8. Tuxedo007

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    Unfortunately, this has become the norm rather than the exception! OLIN has outsourced their brass production & obviously, their quality assurance. Since Remington is now part of a holding company(Vista outdoors, I think) we'll never have their brass available unless you buy loaded ammo & shoot it to get the brass!! That would make the brass UNAFFORDABLE!!! Maybe a good headstamp……?
     

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