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#5818355 - 07/05/15 01:56 PM A 162 gr A-max WILL NOT fit in 6.5 Creedmoor brass!
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Last week I loaded 7mm-08 with 162 A-maxes. Well I left the bullet box next to the press, instead of putting it back on the shelf where it belongs. Today I have lots of 6.5 Credmoor to load in preparation for a match next weekend. I just dove in without verifying what bullet I was about to seat. So here is what number one looks like.

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#5818361 - 07/05/15 02:03 PM Re: A 162 gr A-max WILL NOT fit in 6.5 Creedmoor brass! [Re: FiremanJG]
Tommar Offline
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I'm suspecting you might have some feed problems with those.

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#5818396 - 07/05/15 02:39 PM Re: A 162 gr A-max WILL NOT fit in 6.5 Creedmoor brass! [Re: FiremanJG]
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Perfect reason not to let other people load your ammo. However, this would definitely make a fire-formed case. trout This would be a good photo to frame and hang above your press or mount on the door to your powder storage. No harm no foul.
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#5818449 - 07/05/15 03:35 PM Re: A 162 gr A-max WILL NOT fit in 6.5 Creedmoor brass! [Re: FiremanJG]
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looks cool
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#5818516 - 07/05/15 04:49 PM Re: A 162 gr A-max WILL NOT fit in 6.5 Creedmoor brass! [Re: FiremanJG]
603Country Offline
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Aha, the first 7mm Super Short Rebated Neck Creedmore......

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#5818524 - 07/05/15 04:59 PM Re: A 162 gr A-max WILL NOT fit in 6.5 Creedmoor brass! [Re: FiremanJG]
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Give it a cool name like 7mmJG and put it on your cartridge board when ever you get it completed.
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#5818580 - 07/05/15 05:51 PM Re: A 162 gr A-max WILL NOT fit in 6.5 Creedmoor brass! [Re: FiremanJG]
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I've pulled the same trick seating .257" V-Max in 6mm-284 cases. It's a very easy mistake to make when you've got a huge variety of bullets on the shelf.
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#5818636 - 07/05/15 06:44 PM Re: A 162 gr A-max WILL NOT fit in 6.5 Creedmoor brass! [Re: FiremanJG]
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I see a new ar15 caliber being boring....

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#5818896 - 07/05/15 09:22 PM Re: A 162 gr A-max WILL NOT fit in 6.5 Creedmoor brass! [Re: FiremanJG]
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.284 > .264

Who knew?
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#5819007 - 07/05/15 10:38 PM Re: A 162 gr A-max WILL NOT fit in 6.5 Creedmoor brass! [Re: kmon1]
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Originally Posted By: kmon1
Give it a cool name like 7mmJGDA and put it on your cartridge board when ever you get it completed.


Fixed it for you rofl

That's actually pretty funny...I spend most of the afternoon loading after spending most of Friday attempting to get caught up with brass work bang
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#5819334 - 07/06/15 09:01 AM Re: A 162 gr A-max WILL NOT fit in 6.5 Creedmoor brass! [Re: FiremanJG]
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Just trying to figure out what the reamer would look like... roflmao
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#5819851 - 07/06/15 02:07 PM Re: A 162 gr A-max WILL NOT fit in 6.5 Creedmoor brass! [Re: FiremanJG]
capreppy Offline
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Those 75 Amax's will fit smile

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#5820048 - 07/06/15 03:44 PM Re: A 162 gr A-max WILL NOT fit in 6.5 Creedmoor brass! [Re: FiremanJG]
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So, this is how we rationalize a new rifle build? Forgot to ask, how did #2 turn out?
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#5820076 - 07/06/15 04:03 PM Re: A 162 gr A-max WILL NOT fit in 6.5 Creedmoor brass! [Re: FiremanJG]
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220, 221, whatever it takes... Man, been there and done similar. At least you caught it early. If not, THAT would be cause for concern... "Hmmmm......these look good to me!"
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#5820488 - 07/06/15 08:23 PM Re: A 162 gr A-max WILL NOT fit in 6.5 Creedmoor brass! [Re: BassCat'99]
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Originally Posted By: BassCat'99
So, this is how we rationalize a new rifle build? Forgot to ask, how did #2 turn out?


250 have been loaded since. 1/10 grain, on second loaded brass, .002" bump to the shoulders with a FL bushing die. I spect 1/2 MOA. banana

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