6 BR Reloading Tips and Tricks

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Hey all,
Just jumped head first into PRS. Decided to go with a custom 6mm BR rifle. I am now looking into reloading. I am brand new to reloading and have done a ton of research on it, but figured I would ask the experts here. What are your tips and tricks for reloading 6mm BR? What dies, primer, powder, bullets are you all using?

My current reloading set up is a hornady single stage press, rcbs chargemaster lite, 100 cases of lapua brass and a lyman case trimmer. I plan to get more brass in the future.

Thanks for your help.
 
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    6br tip and tricks:

    Lapua brass
    Cci 450
    Berger 105 .020 off lands
    30gr varget
    .002 neck tension

    That’s pretty much it. I promise that combo will shoot well enough to win any match you go to.
     

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    6br tip and tricks:

    Lapua brass
    Cci 450
    Berger 105 .020 off lands
    30gr varget
    .002 neck tension

    That’s pretty much it. I promise that combo will shoot well enough to win any match you go to.
    Thanks for the feedback. What dies do you use?
     

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    I use forster ultra dies, and just fl size. Only other suggestion I have for 6br is skip varget and use h4895. Ive been playing with 6br in br and field use for 10ish years. H4895 will give you same accuracy and about 50-75fps more than varget. I usually get 2875-2900 with a .236 bore 26" barrel, thats on a sample size of 6 different barrels. I had a 18.5" 6br that was great for just about anything, except prs. It would shoot 105-107@2730-2750.
     

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    pretty much what the guys above said.

    lapua brass
    CCI 450 primers
    105g berger hybrids
    Varget/h4895/shooters world precision
    you'll land somewhere around 2850fps

    i'm having good luck jumping mine 0.060-0.075 off the lands.

    i use forster micrometer seating die and a "custom" harrels full length bushing die for sizing (highly recommend. you send them 3 fired pieces of brass and they send you back a die that fits your chamber best. and they are only $80)

    I use a .265 bushing and then use a sinclair carbide expanding mandrel to push the necks back out to final size.
     

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    Thanks for the feedback. What dies do you use?
    Redding bushing or Forster non bushing sizing Die as use a mandrel to set neck tension.

    I seat with a Wilson seater and hydro press.
     

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    Basically the same exact load

    Lapua brass
    .264 neck bushing in a Redding type s full length die
    .010” off lands
    Berger 105 hybrids
    30gr of varget
    Fed 205m primers

    that combo is running 2855 in a 27” kreiger barrel at 4400’ ASL.
     
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    Lapua brass
    .020” off lands
    Berger 105 hybrids
    32gr of H4350
    CCI 450 primers
    2850 w/ 27" Hart barrel 1:8
     

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