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#5441365 - 11/24/14 07:30 PM Necking down .270 brass to .25-06
fishhound Offline
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Registered: 10/20/08
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Just making sure I don't mess something up. I have some new .270 Brass (Winchester). If I want to neck it down to .25-06 can I just lube it and run it through a sizing die?

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#5441434 - 11/24/14 07:59 PM Re: Necking down .270 brass to .25-06 [Re: fishhound]
Old Rabbit Offline
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Registered: 07/13/11
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I have done this many times, just be sure and trim to the correct length. I also annealed the neck after sizing.

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#5441455 - 11/24/14 08:07 PM Re: Necking down .270 brass to .25-06 [Re: fishhound]
RiverRider Offline
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Registered: 11/11/07
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Yes, anneal it. If you don't know how, there is plenty of info on the web. Some of it is even correct.
shocked
If you don't anneal it, then it won't last through many loadings.
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Originally Posted By: Cleric
God I am hating caliber threads more and more

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#5441558 - 11/24/14 08:39 PM Re: Necking down .270 brass to .25-06 [Re: fishhound]
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Anneal? Is that where you heat it then dip it in water? I'll look it up. I still have about 100 once fired brass so probably won't be doing it soon but just figured I'd ask while I was thinking about it.

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#5441657 - 11/24/14 09:07 PM Re: Necking down .270 brass to .25-06 [Re: fishhound]
RiverRider Offline
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Yes, that's it. By all means, look it up. I'm sure there are plenty of informative threads on it here.
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Originally Posted By: Cleric
God I am hating caliber threads more and more

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#5441791 - 11/24/14 09:52 PM Re: Necking down .270 brass to .25-06 [Re: fishhound]
RChipman11 Offline
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Registered: 09/27/14
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That's all I use for brass seeing as 06 brass is hard to come by. Annealing isn't a must, but definitely helps.

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