6.5x50 jap.

T*lquin said: just wondering if anyone here loads Jap brass at all and if you have any tips for me .using the H site that is stickied for load info but any info is great. one question I can think of right off the bat is ; do you use large rifle primers for these or not?

mb*go3 said: The Hornady manuals have lots of data and yes it uses LR primers.Norma and Privi Partisan is the only brass I'm aware of .May be more? Harold

T*lquin said: Yeah I was checking out that site. I guess the only question is ; Seeing as getting 6.5/50 ammo is rare to find unless i want to shell out 50$ plus shipping can i cut down 6.5x53 (which I think is swedish) or is it 6.5x55 or would that involve fireforming and whatnot?

k*vin.303 said: no the 6.5x50 is a semi rimmed case and as far as i know it is unique to it's self. that said i seem to remember seeing somewhere someone was making it out of .270 brass....

T*lquin said: Well Kev if only you guys carried this case i wouldn't have to go hunting for it.... ;)

*os said: The Hornady manuals have lots of data and yes it uses LR primers.Norma and Privi Partisan is the only brass I'm aware of .May be more? Harold PP made brass is sold under the Grafs name here. Epps carries it in this caliber. $34.00/100 if memory serves.

T*lquin said: epps has it , but when i called it was 45 or 55 for 100. I'm looking to get some from the states.

k*vin.303 said: pm me on a order from the states...


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