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    I hope that the people picking brass, like...

    I hope that the people picking brass, like yourself, are doing so to actually USE the brass to reload. Picking brass merely to sell at the scrap metal place is a waste of a great resource. It's why...
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    My tens of thousands (all sizes of pistol and...

    My tens of thousands (all sizes of pistol and rifle) cost on average $28 per thousand.
    No, I am not sharing or selling any.
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    It's what I do. Thank you for thanking me.

    It's what I do. Thank you for thanking me. <wink>
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    There is a flaw in the current vBulletin...

    There is a flaw in the current vBulletin software.

    I DO get all reported posts. However, the reported post gets sent to me, including the content of those posts, which could contain dangerous...
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    Please do not try to use any "suggestions" for...

    Please do not try to use any "suggestions" for load data. You should be referring to a published reference, one which represents actual testing. The books are only $40 or so, and the Hornady book, as...
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    This is a great time to get to know your LOCAL...

    This is a great time to get to know your LOCAL reloading supply shop. What I have often suggested to my reloading students is that after making a lot of effort to get to know the owners personally,...
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    I am allowing some mention of molds and bullets...

    I am allowing some mention of molds and bullets for trade. BUT, be mindful that this is a BRASS only trading site. I do not want to mold/bullet stuff to get too far out of control. The OP had enough...
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    reporting spam messages

    PLEASE DO NOT copy any of the spam message into a post for reporting. If the process of reporting carries over the offensive content, please edit that out of your report. Having any portion of that...
  9. Thread: 45 colt

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    Just a reminder, especially because you are new...

    Just a reminder, especially because you are new here.

    Cash sales are NOT allowed. Please visit our sister site, castboolits.gunloads.com for sales involving cash. THIS site is trades only.
  10. Brass at the scrap metal dealer, is only bringing...

    Brass at the scrap metal dealer, is only bringing about $.80 a pound. Hardly worth the effort to even drive there.
    And, unless you have thousands of something, it's hard to find someone wanting...
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    I have been collecting and saving oddball brass...

    I have been collecting and saving oddball brass for decades. When I moved to Florida, 8 years ago, my kids chastised me for bringing all this brass with me. I knew it was the right thing to do.
    ...
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    Forum: Brass Trading

    PM sent. thanks

    PM sent. thanks
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    I need a few additional 32 Win Specials, and have...

    I need a few additional 32 Win Specials, and have some 300 WSM in brass.

    What trade ratio would you suggest???

    The 32 Win Specials are for my 93 year old buddy in Maine who just bought an old...
  14. I have accumulated the gear over time, so...

    I have accumulated the gear over time, so spreading out the cost was not all that painful.
    RMatchell just did it recently, and I think did it all in one swoop.

    So, presuming my hobby time is...
  15. Prepping to SWAGE 5,000 pcs of 5.7 X 28 FN (as...

    Prepping to SWAGE 5,000 pcs of 5.7 X 28 FN (as the donor jackets) into .30 cal bullets. Two weights, 150 grains for my 300 Blackout, and 168 for my 308 Win.

    They are about to go through the...
  16. Are they all of exactly the same hardness? I...

    Are they all of exactly the same hardness?

    I commonly create a batch of lead to cast into similar ingots. I measure the hardness of each batch and write that on the ingots with a sharpie pen that...
  17. Which is the exact correct reason for cleaning...

    Which is the exact correct reason for cleaning brass. So your sizing dies don't get scratched.

    Beyond that, it's all just a matter of personal taste.
    Some people want to see their faces in the...
  18. The shipping cost takes them out of the running...

    The shipping cost takes them out of the running
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    Low cost flat rate shipping for this part is available to all 50 states, $7.80 up to 10 lbs by USPS Priority Mail small flat rate...
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    What THIS area is good for......

    If you have a general type of question, please post that question here. Even if it relates, but in some general way, to brass, post it here in General Chit Chat.

    Any general questions posted in...
  20. Made some 44 Magnum dummy / snap cap rounds. I...

    Made some 44 Magnum dummy / snap cap rounds.
    I see that snap caps for the 44 Magnum size are kind of expensive. About $16 at Amazon. And, while functional to keep the hammer pin and hammer spring...
  21. I really support my local reloading supply shop....

    I really support my local reloading supply shop. I buy whatever I can there, and they often give me some good deals.

    Today, I got a GREAT deal. Some old guy had come in and dropped off about 50...
  22. When reloading for "match grade" shooting, l one...

    When reloading for "match grade" shooting, l one thing to keep in mind is the effect of the pressures on the brass cases. You want every cartridge to produce the exact same (well, as close as you can...
  23. I have thousands of Win 38 special and Starline...

    I have thousands of Win 38 special and Starline 44 magnum brass to SS Pin tumble. Issue is that my tumbler is at a buddy's house, 45 minutes from here, and his wife being a nurse says no one is...
  24. Was very happy with the 38 Special brass when we...

    Was very happy with the 38 Special brass when we did that. I had a couple of friends who just started shooting the LawnSteel game (see my signature line for details), and that brass got them...
  25. Picked up 285 pounds of LINOTYPE in Jacksonville,...

    Picked up 285 pounds of LINOTYPE in Jacksonville, FL from a fellow who used to be in the printing biz. It was excess to my needs, so I called the students from my recent Cast Lead Bullets Workshop,...
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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