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Converted some .260 brass to 6.5 Creedmoor.

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November 20, 2018, 10:59 AM
Ken226
Converted some .260 brass to 6.5 Creedmoor.
I have about 600ish peices of .260 brass and no .260. I decided to try converting them to Creedmoor just to see if it would work.

It was way easier than i thought it would be. I cleaned the .260 cases, trimmed them to length with a lee trimmer chucked in my dewalt cordless drill.

Lubed, ran them through a hornady creedmoor sizing die and then measured the necks.

The neck walls were .0145 thick. The overall neck diameter of a loaded round was .293.





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December 04, 2018, 05:12 PM
mossyoak1
well done and good to know


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December 05, 2018, 06:56 AM
Blue68f100
A lot of time you end up reaming the necks or turning them to get a even neck wall thickness. This is the case on the 308W I sized down to 6.5 CM. Good to know the 260 are a little less work.


David

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December 06, 2018, 08:17 AM
El Cid 92
Ken226....

Are you in need of 6.5 Creedmoor brass?? Or was this an experiment??

Andrew



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