- Metallic Reloading
- Rifle Brass
- 28 Nosler
Peterson Brass 28 Nosler Unprimed Box of 50
All 50 count listings of Peterson Cartridge casings come in one of their plastic ammo boxes.
Made in the U.S.A.
How does the Peterson brass compare to the other makers of 28 Nosler? Recently Peterson tested the three main companies that make the 28 Nosler for sale in the US. The casings we tested, made by those other companies are quite soft.
28 NoslerAccording to Derek Peterson, president of Peterson Cartridge, “I went online to look for high pressure loads that handloaders are using for 28 Nosler. Specifically, I was looking for loads that were fast and hot. I found a few shooters who are using a load that is close to SAAMI Proof pressure (33% higher than max pressure). Using that load, we loaded up some of our Peterson casings as well as casings from the other leading brands. The second picture shows the results after one firing. So as not to be accusatory, we photoshopped out the company name from the headstamp of the competing brand.”
Peterson continued, “We used the same load in the Peterson brass and the competitor’s brass. Bullets were seated to the same depth in both, and muzzle velocities were within 3 fps of each other. You can see from the photo the pronounced plunger mark on the competitor’s brass. But no mark on the Peterson casing. Other signs of over pressure, in the rival brands we checked, included blown primers and very heavy bolt lift. The primers in the Peterson 28 Nosler brass held fine, and the bolt lift was normal. With one of the rival brands, the case head was so soft you could read the headstamp on the bolt face after it was fired.”
The designers at Peterson are smart about brass grain structure and webbing thickness, and they use that to design casings which:
- hold more pressure
- get more reloads
- have longer primer pocket life
The 28 Nosler is a great long-distance big-game caliber that takes advantage of the newer, high BC, 7mm bullets. In addition to unprimed brass casings Peterson also offers 28 Nosler in loaded ammo.
Peterson Cartridge Co is committed to producing Match-Grade Brass that enables our customers to get more reloads per casing than industry average.
Warning: Only use Peterson Cartridge Co. casings in firearms in good condition, designed, marked, and chambered for this cartridge. Do not use Peterson Cartridge Co casings for “fire forming” or any other purpose other than what they were designed and tested for. Peterson retains no responsibility for the enclosed casings if they are used outside of the manufacturer’s recommendations.
This is not loaded ammunition.
Read 15 Reviews - Average Rating: 5 stars
28 Nosler brass
By Paul S.
on Nov 28, 2023
Extremely consistent dimensions from one piece to another. Peterson must use a different alloy than other manufacturers my neck tensions are very similar from load to load.What’s so special about this particular caliber that it is so over priced?
Even with a problem I'm Impressed and Very Happy
By John S.
on Oct 08, 2023
I have tried two different brands of 28 Nosler brass and not happy with them. I have had damaged cases from shipping, cases under SAAMI min. length, varying weights of over 2.0gr. for 50 cases, varying headspace that some don't chamber and varying neck thickness.
Then I purchased from Graf & Sons my first 2-50/boxes of Peterson Cartridge brass. The 100 cases came in couple days or normal shipping time. Both boxes which can and will be used for storage of loaded shells later, came with the same lot number with none of the cases showing any damage and each box came with a slip of paper for feedback with two different ways to contact them . The cases weighed 286.6gr to 288.3 with one at 288.7 and the other at 289.1gr without a flashhole. So I sent an email with a picture to them. A couple days later they sent me email with an apology, asking for address. I decided to call them, again they apologized told me they had a problem with a machine and was sending me 2 new cases , a hat ,couple Peterson Cartridge decals and a list of all different calibers they make. The 2 cases they sent me are in the average wt of the rest. The bass is so uniform from the length being within saami sec. too the headspace only varying. 002 on 97 cases. The flashholes are very uniform and don't have the heart to uniform them because I will enlarge them with my K&M or 21st century uniformer, and the neck thickness is only. 0015 not bad.
Peterson Cartridge is my favorite brass now and is the most uniform brass I work with in a long time. I Thank them for the great customer support.
By Brandon W.
on Jul 10, 2023
Been buying Nosler brass for many years. This is my 1st time buying Peterson it has become my new favorite. First off Peterson brass comes with an excellent 50 padded case protecting the heads. Will continue this review once I go through and fire form my cases.
Good brass great shipping time
By Dylan C.
on May 18, 2023
Peterson brass has always treated me well, glad to see they added 28 Nos to the line up. Shipping through Graf was very fast, in this day and age I didn't think id see my product for a few weeks but sure enough it was on my doorstep in just a few days
28 Nos Brass
By Dick C.
on May 01, 2023
Quality reloads demand quality brass as a foundation. Quit struggling with inferior brass.
By Kiley M.
on Aug 13, 2020
This is high quality brass. It’s a thick and beefy case that is very consistent. Plus it comes with an ammo box!
By Dennis H.
on Jul 01, 2020
Great brass for my 28 nosler. Far better than the previous brass I've used. Will purchase more.
Nosler 28 brass
By Shane J.
on Jul 01, 2020
I have to say great brass they are very consistent and the brass came in a nice case they groups are really good will be buying this brass for all my guns now
6.5cm peterson brass
By Keith D.
on Jun 10, 2020
Out of 100pieces 52 were exactly the same weight. Impressive.
By Gary W.
on Jun 10, 2020
The Peterson brass far exceeds the quality of any other brass I have used in the past 2 years - even Lapua. The brass arrived in great shape, had consistent weights, minimal neck runout, heavier than expected, and perfectly annealed. I will be ordering more Peterson brass in other calibers. Thanks, Peterson!!
By Chris P.
on May 30, 2020
Probably the best brass out there. Only ADG comes close to the performance of this brass. Good value.
By David K.
on May 25, 2020
Peterson brass is the cream of the crop. Very well made and produces very consistent brass with specifications that at least match, but in my opinion exceeds the quality of Lapua brass. I can make ammunition as every bit accurate as anyone can no matter who.
By Kevin M.
on May 22, 2020
Really nice brass and @ a better price then the competition. Ammo case is a nice extra touch. Very consistent. I'll buy more.
Consistency is exceeded
By William P.
on May 13, 2020
Very consistent from weight to neck thickness. I do ream all primer pockets to consistent depth even though they did not need it. I also ream flash hole which again probably did not need it. I have tried lots of different name brands and have found these to be the best so far. Need more firings on them to know for sure. Price is the key and paying less than other brands but man they are far better. They came in nice 50 count chard case (like a mtm clear case). Annealed very well and will continue to anneal after every firing. Took a little while to ship but because of the covid-19 situation I understand. Just remember to lower loads a little don't go full bore.
Exceeded my expectations for 28Nosler brass
By John L.
on Apr 20, 2020
I ordered these a couple weeks ago, and once recieved, I could immediately tell that this brass was going to be far superior to the Nosler and Hornady brass that I have used recently. I randomly selected multiple pieces and checked weight, length, and neck thickness, and they were all very close in weight, exactly the same length, and the neck thickness was also uniform throughout all the pieces I randomly checked. They appear to already have the necks swaged, and I truly could have loaded them right out of the box, because after running 25 cases through my neck sizing die, they came out exactly the same dimensions as they were prior to sizing. Compared to the Hornady and Nosler brass, the Peterson was a little over 20gr heavier per case, and still maintained 99gr of H2O capacity. I loaded 25rds up and took them to the range for testing a couple different loads, and they were very consistent as far as velocity went as well. So far, they're great, and I will stop back after I hit about 3 firings on them, because that is where the Nosler and Hornady started losing primers. If these go past 5 firings with my loads, they're worth every penny.
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