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Old 10-17-2011, 05:34 PM   #1
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I bought a few boxes of norma ammo for my Arisaka and my Mosin last weekend, and was wondering if norma is really better than other ammo...
(I paid $45 for the 2 boxes of 7.62x54, $15 for a box of 7.7x58, so I dont think I did to bad... I only cared about it being reloadable)

Is it "match" grade like Lapua? Or is norma just really proud of their products?

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Old 10-17-2011, 09:40 PM   #2
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for some rounds norma and lapua are the only options the cases are very high quality and your paying for it. the demand isnt high for a lot of that stuff but for the folks that want reloadable cases for oddball stuff they will extract their toll for providing hard to get items.

i just said f-it and ponied up for some reloadable lapua for my mosin sniper it was a lot cheaper than buying the loaded reloadables.

ive got norma brass for my 458 lott its pretty high quality and uniform

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I don't have any experience with their recent stuff. But my father swore by Norma brass & ammo. It was top shelf. Nowadays, not sure, but I'd think it's still pretty good.

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Sounds good enough to me.... Thanks guys!

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I bought some Wolf ammo for my Mosin that was reloadable. It cost less than empty new brass. I haven't reloaded it yet so I have no idea how many times it can be used.

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I bought some Wolf ammo for my Mosin that was reloadable. It cost less than empty new brass. I haven't reloaded it yet so I have no idea how many times it can be used.
Thats new to me, Ive never seen any reloadable wolf. Just the steel stuff...
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Thats new to me, Ive never seen any reloadable wolf. Just the steel stuff...
Wolf Gold is nothing more then Privi Partizan in a Wolf box. Look at the headstamp on the case. I have found Privi to be under powered in some calibers. Norma is still top notch ammo.

You will pay more for Wolf, must be a hell of a box. nny is prvi.
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I've used Norma brass for my k31's and I have to say it some of the best brass I've used. I've also used the graf brass which is the privi stuff. After about 6 reloads i starting getting split necks only neck sizing the brass. So far Ive reloaded the Norma brass about 14 times and no failures yet of course I'm only neck sizing though.

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I've used Norma brass for my k31's and I have to say it some of the best brass I've used. I've also used the graf brass which is the privi stuff. After about 6 reloads i starting getting split necks only neck sizing the brass. So far Ive reloaded the Norma brass about 14 times and no failures yet of course I'm only neck sizing though.
+1 on 7.5x55 brass.
It is all I use for 9.3x57
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