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    Over the years I've done the same, buying during...

    Over the years I've done the same, buying during good times. I'm always on the prowl for primers and to a lesser degree powder anyway. I have enough to last me for a long time... I found some lead...
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    Range brass... Last week I went to the range and...

    Range brass... Last week I went to the range and I was the only shooter on the member's side. (10am-12) Brass buckets had next to nothing in them. I think, once again, that until ammo returns at the...
  3. Thread: Recent Finds

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    Brass finds for me has been very bleak lately....

    Brass finds for me has been very bleak lately. I'm retired, go to the range during the week when they open. I often find myself on the member's side, by myself. The brass buckets have been emptied....
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    Recently I found primers at a new Sportsmans...

    Recently I found primers at a new Sportsmans Warehouse. They limit your purchase to 1000. But I went out to the car put my primers in the trunk. Remembered I had a different face mask in the car,...
  5. Thread: My Trades

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    Forum: Brass Trading

    Bump to top for new trades.

    Bump to top for new trades.
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    Thank you for the heads up!!

    Thank you for the heads up!!
  7. Thread: My Trades

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    Forum: Brass Trading

    My Trades

    Traded ****New trades 9/20/2020 ****Traded

    10mm 50+, all brass, no nickel, not tumbled or deprimed.
    40 S&W 150+ almost all brass, a couple nickel, not tumbled or deprimed.
    All brass is indoor...
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    Understand completely. I've purchased Starline...

    Understand completely. I've purchased Starline 357 mag for the same reason. I wish I could find a nice bunch of Starline 44 mag for you. But since Starline isn't used in retail ammo, Starline is the...
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    Too bad you only shoot Starline 44 mag. Starline...

    Too bad you only shoot Starline 44 mag. Starline is great brass, but when I see it, another reloader is shooting it. What I have is FC and CBC. I want to get some additional brass before I list it...
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    Here we go again...

    With this healthcare crisis, it appears that not only is TP in short supply. Ammo and reloading components are now in short supply once again. With the restrictions and closures, I don't see...
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    Originally, I did not want to box up this brass,...

    Originally, I did not want to box up this brass, drag it to the PO, stand in line, etc. I was just looking for advice on what to do with what I would call undesirsalbe brass. But after speaking with...
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    That is the rub. If they are willing to learn....

    That is the rub. If they are willing to learn. I'm afraid in this "me too" world, I'm not sure what they would think about some old guy trying to teach them some basics. At the age of 64 I've done my...
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    People you meet at the range.

    Ok this is a pet peeve. The other day two young women came in with a range employee. He set them up, explained, this a trigger, aim the gun this way, the ammo goes in here and leaves. Puts them right...
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    Well I looked and I have a big tupperware of...

    Well I looked and I have a big tupperware of Winchester, several medium containers with Federal, RP and S&B. I have another medium of mixed headstamps with W-W, Zero, etc. Then I forgot to mention I...
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    Hope you had a great Thanksgiving. Let me take a...

    Hope you had a great Thanksgiving. Let me take a look. I have them separated by head stamp. I gave a large tupperware container to a friend who now doesn't want it. It's all PMC and CBC. I have...
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    I'm going to the range Tuesday. I'm going to take...

    I'm going to the range Tuesday. I'm going to take some and dump it into their range buckets...
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    I live in the SE Denver, Co. area. If anyone...

    I live in the SE Denver, Co. area. If anyone lives close... I'd meet you at a Starbucks and they are yours. Well, I probably will put them in the range bucket. As a reloader, it just bugs me not to...
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    Brass not worth trading? What to do with it?

    Like a couple folks here, I'm back after an illness. I'm getting back into my hobby of reloading/casting/shooting. However, I'm cleaning out brass that I won't be reloading. I have received brass...
  19. Thread: Bullet molds

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    I use the six cavity Lee molds. I heat them on...

    I use the six cavity Lee molds. I heat them on the stove on a low heat while my furnace heats up the lead. I size them in my Star lubrisizer. I make my own lube from beeswax, allox and some hard wax....
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    +1 for the 4895. I cast lead bullets and have...

    +1 for the 4895. I cast lead bullets and have used them with 2400 powder. With a light load of pistol powder it is easy on your op rod, no leading and you don't have to chase your brass. It does not...
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    Sad to say, I haven't been to the range in some...

    Sad to say, I haven't been to the range in some time. I used to be a regular and I made a point of talking to people. I'd let them shoot my reloads in my firearms. It wasn't unusual they would pick...
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    I use 30 cal ammo cans. The 50cals are too heavy...

    I use 30 cal ammo cans. The 50cals are too heavy for me. I also just use the 50s for camping gear, etc. I like that they are water tight.
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    I've traded on the old site with an individual who used the wet SS pins in a rotary tumbler and at first I thought what i received in trade was new brass. Someday I'd like to get setup to use that...
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    I mix in a polishing silica to crushed walnut in an older tumbler for the tough jobs. Then do another pass in just plain walnut in my new tumbler. A two step process. It's not as good as the SS wet...
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    I went back and ran into some guys at the range...

    I went back and ran into some guys at the range that I commonly see. They welcomed me back and we spoke for sometime. When they left one of the guys swept up his brass and came over and dumped it in...
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Abbreviations used in Reloading

BP Bronze Point IMR Improved Military Rifle PTD Pointed
BR Bench Rest M Magnum RN Round Nose
BT Boat Tail PL Power-Lokt SP Soft Point
C Compressed Charge PR Primer SPCL Soft Point "Core-Lokt"
HP Hollow Point PSPCL Pointed Soft Point "Core Lokt" C.O.L. Cartridge Overall Length
PSP Pointed Soft Point Spz Spitzer Point SBT Spitzer Boat Tail
LRN Lead Round Nose LWC Lead Wad Cutter LSWC Lead Semi Wad Cutter
GC Gas Check