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Old November 29, 2021, 07:30 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by armoredman
I reload 8m Mauser and converting 30-06 brass can be done. I don't know HOW, but a buddy of mine did it and gave me a bunch.I don't even own a single round of factory 8mm - this fine old rifle only gets shot with cast handloads and she purrs like a 100+ year old kitten. Spanish 1916, so that's not an exaggeration...
I did this years ago and let me be clear, yes it can be done, BUT it is a ROYAL PIA that takes many sizing, trimming, annealing and resizing , neck turning, resizing again to get them to properly chamber. 100% NOT worth the aggravation, just buy a bag of 8mm brass from Starline IMO..
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