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Old 11-12-2020, 02:39 PM
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Anyone have any experience with these? Pros/cons?
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Old 11-12-2020, 05:03 PM
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I do, 338 Sherman short. Im Ruby76 on LRH. They flat out work, all of them. Rich has made it even easier now with fully formed SST, SS and Max brass made by ADG with proper headstamps. More choices for dies now too. Lots of load data and results out there now.
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Old 11-12-2020, 09:51 PM
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I do, 338 Sherman short. Im Ruby76 on LRH. They flat out work, all of them. Rich has made it even easier now with fully formed SST, SS and Max brass made by ADG with proper headstamps. More choices for dies now too. Lots of load data and results out there now.
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Old 11-12-2020, 10:21 PM
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I was the first to get the 6.5 SS this side of the border. I've shot out one barrel already. I've experimented with a variety of bullets and powder. I hunted with it in New Zealand. And taken many many deer with it. It's such an efficient cartridge. Easy to reload for and the accuracy is unreal.
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Old 11-12-2020, 11:27 PM
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i was the first to get the 6.5 ss this side of the border. I've shot out one barrel already. I've experimented with a variety of bullets and powder. I hunted with it in new zealand. And taken many many deer with it. It's such an efficient cartridge. Easy to reload for and the accuracy is unreal.
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Old 11-13-2020, 09:59 AM
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Thereís another member here that has a 338SS as well, ramrod79 from LRH. Has a different name here.
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Old 11-13-2020, 10:22 AM
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Thereís another member here that has a 338SS as well, ramrod79 from LRH. Has a different name here.
I will sell you back that 338 Win Mag and then you will have a real 338.LOL
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Old 11-13-2020, 12:27 PM
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Ya looking at doing a switch barrel 7saum/ss with a 338 ss barrel for the big dangerous stuff
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Old 11-13-2020, 04:05 PM
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I have had a 6.5 Sherman for years.
Things are super fast and shoot well
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Old 11-13-2020, 09:56 PM
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I have had a 6.5 Sherman for years.
Things are super fast and shoot well
What is the parent case?
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Old 11-13-2020, 10:20 PM
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270 win
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Old 11-14-2020, 06:39 AM
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Old 11-17-2020, 09:11 AM
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I have had a 6.5 Sherman for years.
Things are super fast and shoot well
What gun smith had the reamer for the 6.5?
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Old 11-17-2020, 10:08 AM
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Any issues with shipping their brass or dies to Canada when ordered directly from the website?
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Old 11-17-2020, 11:17 AM
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Any issues with shipping their brass or dies to Canada when ordered directly from the website?
What kind of issues are you expecting?
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Old 11-17-2020, 12:22 PM
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What gun smith had the reamer for the 6.5?
They will rent them for your smith to use
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Old 11-17-2020, 05:21 PM
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Any issues with shipping their brass or dies to Canada when ordered directly from the website?
You wonít be able to get brass shipped out of the US. Dies are no problem.
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Old 11-17-2020, 09:39 PM
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You wonít be able to get brass shipped out of the US. Dies are no problem.
That issue, figured the dies wouldn't be a problem though.
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Old 11-18-2020, 08:58 AM
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That issue, figured the dies wouldn't be a problem though.
If the 270 is the parent case - can you not form some from them? Or is the issue wanting cases with the proper head stamp?
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Old 11-18-2020, 10:06 AM
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If the 270 is the parent case - can you not form some from them? Or is the issue wanting cases with the proper head stamp?
The Sherman line based off the .270 case isn't a problem ,got lots of that brass on hand, it's the SS line of cartridges, the 6.5 SS,7 SS with the proper head stamp. All of these can be formed from the parent case, just thought formed proper head stamped cases might be nice.
Either way ,that 7 SS looks interesting.
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Old 11-18-2020, 10:55 AM
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I believe that one of the gunsmiths just west of lloydminster deals with the sherman line up. Lots of products up on this side of the border. Tons of reviews out there for accuracy and barrel life. In my 6.5SS running the 156EOL, and they fit in the standard accurate magazine with the boattail lined up with the neck/shoulder junction. Not much if any wasted case capacity.
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Old 11-18-2020, 11:19 AM
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The Sherman line based off the .270 case isn't a problem ,got lots of that brass on hand, it's the SS line of cartridges, the 6.5 SS,7 SS with the proper head stamp. All of these can be formed from the parent case, just thought formed proper head stamped cases might be nice.
Either way ,that 7 SS looks interesting.
Check with Prophet river for importing Sherman short brass. Thereís someone else apparently that can get it too, Iíll try and find out who.
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Old 11-20-2020, 08:57 PM
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What gun smith had the reamer for the 6.5?
I had the reamer shipped from Rich Sherman
Think he charged 40 reamer rental.
I chambered mine and sent it back.
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Old 09-27-2021, 10:32 AM
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Anyone have a good contact for bringing their brass up? Iím doing a model 70 in 7ss here shortly. Trying to track down some gear!
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Old 09-27-2021, 11:01 AM
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Anyone have a good contact for bringing their brass up? Iím doing a model 70 in 7ss here shortly. Trying to track down some gear!
Check with Prophet River, they should be able to import it in.
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Old 09-27-2021, 12:16 PM
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Gary eakin brought mine in for me with my barrels and dies
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Old 09-27-2021, 01:57 PM
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you shooting it yet, marky mark?
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Old 09-27-2021, 02:20 PM
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you shooting it yet, marky mark?
I think he will be in the next day or 2...Least I hope he gets to
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Old 09-27-2021, 02:22 PM
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Gary eakin brought mine in for me with my barrels and dies
Good to know. Iíve bought components through him before. Good dude.
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