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Posted: 1/18/2015 8:30:26 PM EST
Somehow some .270 brass got mixed in with my 30-06. Some of the .270 has been run through the 30-06 sizer die. Is the .270 brass still usable? What do I need to do to make it useable?
Link Posted: 1/18/2015 8:43:38 PM EST
Link Posted: 1/18/2015 8:44:45 PM EST
If the shoulder didn't get moved back by the 06 die, you should be able to run it back through the .270 die and neck it back down. I would expect to see the necks split a bit prematurely unless annealed however.
Link Posted: 1/18/2015 8:47:52 PM EST
[Last Edit: 1/18/2015 8:49:32 PM EST by Danger6]
The .270 just got necked up to .30-06. You can size it back down, that's working the brass a bit, could wear out sooner, but I bet it will shoot ok. Check the case dimensions and case OAL that everything is within specifications.
Link Posted: 1/18/2015 9:04:11 PM EST
Thanks for the help!
Link Posted: 1/19/2015 2:13:01 PM EST
So I ran them back through the 270 die, prepped them, loaded with 54 gr of IMR4350 and a 130 gr Speer Hot-Cor and all's good.
Link Posted: 1/19/2015 2:46:49 PM EST
Note that 270 and .30-06 have the same headspace dimension. All you are doing is overworking the necks.
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