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Let's get this party started? What have y'all done in the reloading room recently?

I shot all of my 6.5 Creedmoor loads so yesterday I tumbled and deprimed all of that brass.

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Well my new setup is a bit delayed in shipping. But I was able to get my mount up at least. 4" mount but added 1" steel risers.

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So much prep. Got new brass finally. No more Hornady factory match or Starline. Ran 100 cases over a mandrel, trimmed/chamfered/deburred, primed, loaded, and bullets seated. I have 20 more to load of the 100 case lot. Time to fire form, then the fun begins!

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are they sr or lr primer pockets.
 
Got my bushing bump die setup after firing some of the Lapua.



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Just started brass prep on 6 ARC and 6.5 CM. Annealed, de-primed, now tumbling. I will be sizing in a couple of hours. I will be heading to the range later this week to try out the new Garmin Zero. 😎glad to be back home in the reloading room.
 
First 20 rounds of 6 ARC ready for testing. All loaded to mag length.
 

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40 rounds of 6.5 CM ready to hit the range. Going to shoot the bolt rifle and test the gas gun.
 

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40 rounds of 6.5 CM ready to hit the range. Going to shoot the bolt rifle and test the gas gun.
That has been my favorite bullet for the 6.5 yet
 
Now let’s see if we can get the 223 to shoot.
 

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6 ARC out of a gas gun. Bumped every 4th round. Going to start looking for sub MOA out of these. Let’s see if we can find it.
 

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6 ARC out of a gas gun. Bumped every 4th round. Going to start looking for sub MOA out of these. Let’s see if we can find it.
Nice! We have a guy at OKCGC that loves working on his 6 ARC. I see him almost every time I go out there.
 
Just got 100 rounds of 6.5 alpha SRP brass. Let’s see how it works. These are for my bolt rifle. Going to keep the LRP brass for the gas gun for now.

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Dang those are pretty!!!!!!
 
Just got 100 rounds of 6.5 alpha SRP brass. Let’s see how it works. These are for my bolt rifle. Going to keep the LRP brass for the gas gun for now.

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When I needed brass on my last bulk buy, Alpha was out of the SP stuff so I went with Lapua as it was in stock. I've been pretty happy so far. The load kept about 4.6" over 5 shots @1000.

My next lot will be Alpha. I've been more impressed with it over the past year than my Lapua
 
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