Was Nickle brass Bad!

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  1. Rant

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    I have a bubblegum load of 257 weatherby and 7 weatherby brass in nickle. Is this brass from federal that bad that they dumped it for pennies a brass?
     
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    I have a bubblegum> very interesting!
     
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    I see clinton is running this forum or is it sanders?
     
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    You have a mod > that does This?> very interesting!
     
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    Why, did you get it for "pennies a brass" or something?
     
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    Yup, the server computer brain searches for politically incorrect words and substitutes with a word that one scrapes off the sole of one's shoe.

    Nickel stays shiny, doesn't tarnish when you handle it.
    But nickel is harder than brass and can scratch a standard reloading die.
    More info at this link

    Some folks discard nickel brass.
    I don't. Make sure you lube it real good before sizing, or it sticks.
     
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    Can we get through the Mods corruption of this post> that they are doing!> was nik brass bad ?
     
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    Fed made a bubblegum load and them and was dumped ! I'm sure some one hAS THE BALLS TO TALK about this brass because its out there!
     
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    Probably doesn't serve you well to sign up as a member today and start insulting what you assume is the 'mod's' doing.
     
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    I have ~100 Federal nickel brass in 300 RUM. Rick Benjamin is spot on - it's a harder surface, needs more lube, and IMO is harder to reload. I haven't had to anneal it yet. I recommend you Clean/Tumble before you try to resize it, and lube the WHOLE case - I find the DIY lanolin lube works better than Imperial wax. If you don't get your lube right, in my experience, the nickel plus carbon makes it stick in your die very nicely (see a post of mine on extracting a stuck case).
    I can definitely say it looks purdy loaded, and doesn't corrode at all. Still, I don't reload to make pretty bullets.
    I can sense that you're PO'd. Perhaps a bit more explanation on why you are so? I mean, it's brass. Dude, chock it up as a bad choice, trade it for something and don't buy it again. If you're particular about your brass, I'd suggest you try Nosler, Lapua or Norma brands. Can't go wrong with any of those.
    As far as the bubblegumming replacement for sailors' language, lots of good reasons why it's done. Hey, they could use a replacement word like supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.
     
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    World just keeps getting stranger.....
     
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    Nickle Plated Cases.:eek::eek:
    Because it just looks so darn good in transparent Lancer magazines.:rolleyes:
     
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    I'm thinking it's less about peoples lack of balls and more your lack of being able to communicate concisely.

    I have no idea what your asking or your point...
     
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    I had a barrel made by a very renowned top of the line maker in Idaho in a 257 and m77 action> will nickel 7 weatherby brass handle being sized down to 257? or should I sell 500 brass and go to norma?
     
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    When you signed up for the forum yesterday, you would have had to agree to the Terms of Service and the Community Rules for the forum - I'm guessing you didn't read them? The 'bubblegum' filter is automatic and will take out any word that is on the no go list - no mods needed for that function.

    Here are the terms and rules if you missed them:

    https://www.northwestfirearms.com/terms/

    https://www.northwestfirearms.com/rules/
     
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    I don't think I have crossed anything >or slandered anything or swore at anything. I think you are just out of line with Me. and I am not out of line with is forum!Its very interesting.... that a person in the northwest made super good Barrels in the north west for a very short time and no one even knows ..or as I see bought them... sad .... any nwb... owners... I think not.. scarce as chickin teeth I see. but some people do have them where they went?... very Interesting. Did they go to Iraqi? Enjoy
     
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    A Great Rifle barrel maker lost!
     

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