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#5967275 - 10/08/15 08:58 AM 280AI
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how much powder to fire form?
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#5968280 - 10/08/15 06:55 PM Re: 280AI [Re: colt45]
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not fire forming with bullets, doing the cream of wheat thing, am thinking around 50gr
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#5968588 - 10/08/15 09:27 PM Re: 280AI [Re: colt45]
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You could just order the Nosler brass Graf & Sons has it.
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#5968867 - 10/09/15 06:11 AM Re: 280AI [Re: colt45]
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I've done ff with nothing but powder and used various amounts of pistol/shotgun powder with no projectile and the barrel pointed straight up. It formed pretty well but for a 280 I would just buy the factory stuff.
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#5969493 - 10/09/15 01:15 PM Re: 280AI [Re: colt45]
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Why would you fire form anything when Nosler makes premium 280 AI brass already?
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#5970111 - 10/09/15 09:41 PM Re: 280AI [Re: colt45]
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Always use near max loads when fire forming. Been doing some 257 AI
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#5970177 - 10/09/15 10:59 PM Re: 280AI [Re: Revoman]
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Originally Posted By: Revoman
Always use near max loads when fire forming. Been doing some 257 AI


I have always used a starting load of one of the fastest burning powders listed for the parent round with a heavy for caliber bullet jammed into the lands. Brass comes out fine. You will find that described in lots of manuals.
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#5970379 - 10/10/15 08:28 AM Re: 280AI [Re: ChadTRG42]
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Originally Posted By: ChadTRG42
Why would you fire form anything when Nosler makes premium 280 AI brass already?
simple, I have 280 brass
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#5970380 - 10/10/15 08:28 AM Re: 280AI [Re: kmon1]
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Originally Posted By: kmon1
Originally Posted By: Revoman
Always use near max loads when fire forming. Been doing some 257 AI


I have always used a starting load of one of the fastest burning powders listed for the parent round with a heavy for caliber bullet jammed into the lands. Brass comes out fine. You will find that described in lots of manuals.
thanks
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