HuntingNut
HuntingNut
   Login or Register
HomeCommunity ForumsPhoto AlbumsRegister
     
 

User Info

Welcome Anonymous


Membership:
Latest: kurtsteinke
New Today: 1
New Yesterday: 0
Overall: 12413

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 95
BOT: 4
Total: 99
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: Forums
02: Forums
03: Forums
04: Forums
05: Forums
06: Forums
07: Photo Albums
08: Forums
09: Photo Albums
10: Forums
11: Forums
12: Forums
13: Forums
14: Forums
15: Your Account
16: Forums
17: Forums
18: Forums
19: Forums
20: Forums
21: Forums
22: Photo Albums
23: Photo Albums
24: Forums
25: Photo Albums
26: Forums
27: Forums
28: Forums
29: Forums
30: Your Account
31: Forums
32: Forums
33: Forums
34: Forums
35: Forums
36: Photo Albums
37: Home
38: Forums
39: Photo Albums
40: Photo Albums
41: Forums
42: Forums
43: Forums
44: Forums
45: Forums
46: Photo Albums
47: Photo Albums
48: Forums
49: Forums
50: Forums
51: Photo Albums
52: Photo Albums
53: Forums
54: Forums
55: Forums
56: Forums
57: Forums
58: Photo Albums
59: Forums
60: Forums
61: Forums
62: Forums
63: Forums
64: Forums
65: Forums
66: Photo Albums
67: Forums
68: Photo Albums
69: Photo Albums
70: Forums
71: Forums
72: Forums
73: Forums
74: Forums
75: Home
76: Forums
77: Forums
78: Photo Albums
79: Your Account
80: Photo Albums
81: Photo Albums
82: Photo Albums
83: Forums
84: Forums
85: Forums
86: Forums
87: Forums
88: Forums
89: Forums
90: Forums
91: Forums
92: Photo Albums
93: Forums
94: Forums
95: Forums
  BOT:
01: Photo Albums
02: Forums
03: Forums
04: Statistics

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!
 

Coppermine Stats
Photo Albums
 Albums: 300
 Pictures: 2352
  · Views: 271270
  · Votes: 1288
  · Comments: 86
 

Support our Advertisers

Brass and more brass
Discussion regarding the reloading of ammunition and tuning of loads for accuracy
Go to page 1, 2  Next
Post new topic   Reply to topic   Printer Friendly Page    Forum Index » Reloading Ammunition

View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
Gil Martin
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Jan 28, 2005
Posts: 1572
Location: Schnecksville, PA

PostPosted: Sun Aug 21, 2005 6:01 am    Post subject: Brass and more brass Reply with quote

Yesterday at the state gamelands public shooting range nearby, I observed folks shooting like they were training for duty in Iraq. One fine fellow left 40 rounds of Remington .338 Winchester Magnum brass and the boxes on a bench for me. I managed to collect several hundred Winchester .45 ACP cases and 9mm brass. I get the shooters and observers to help pick up cases. Next time I will take a yard rake to help gather brass. All the best...
Gil

_________________
Gil
Back to top
View user's profile
robfromaz1977
Member
Member


Joined: Aug 03, 2005
Posts: 179
Location: Arizona's White Mountains

PostPosted: Sun Aug 21, 2005 10:12 am    Post subject: Re: Brass and more brass Reply with quote

I WISH PEOPLE WOULD LEAVE BRASS LIKE THAT AT MY LOCAL RANGE. YOUR LUCKY TO FIND ANY BRASS HERE. MOST OF THE EMPTIES YOU FIND ARE UNRELOADABLE STEEL CASES FOR 7.62X39 AND SUCH. HEY LET ME KNOW IF YOU FIND SOME 300 ULTRA MAG BRASS!
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
Gil Martin
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Jan 28, 2005
Posts: 1572
Location: Schnecksville, PA

PostPosted: Sun Aug 21, 2005 11:47 am    Post subject: Re: Brass and more brass Reply with quote

Haven't come across any .300 Ultra Mag brass, but if I do it is yours for the postage. All the best...
Gil

_________________
Gil
Back to top
View user's profile
robfromaz1977
Member
Member


Joined: Aug 03, 2005
Posts: 179
Location: Arizona's White Mountains

PostPosted: Mon Aug 22, 2005 9:52 am    Post subject: Re: Brass and more brass Reply with quote

THANKS GIL,
THAT WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED.
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
BillPa
Member
Member


Joined: Mar 17, 2005
Posts: 89

PostPosted: Mon Aug 22, 2005 11:59 am    Post subject: Re: Brass and more brass Reply with quote

Hey Gil, if you don't have a use for that 338 brass, let me know. I need some for my son's 30-338.

Bill
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
Gil Martin
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Jan 28, 2005
Posts: 1572
Location: Schnecksville, PA

PostPosted: Mon Aug 22, 2005 3:41 pm    Post subject: Re: Brass and more brass Reply with quote

Bill,
I have a Winchester Model 70 .338 Magnum that is unfired. I may load a few rounds and give it a try. If I come across anymore .338 brass it is yours for the postage. All the best...
Gil

_________________
Gil
Back to top
View user's profile
BillPa
Member
Member


Joined: Mar 17, 2005
Posts: 89

PostPosted: Mon Aug 22, 2005 4:33 pm    Post subject: Re: Brass and more brass Reply with quote

Thanks Gil. The last batch of new Winchesters split the necks on about 25% of the 40 cases the first firing. I annealed the rest and so far so good.

Thanks again!
Bill
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
calsibley
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Jan 28, 2005
Posts: 317

PostPosted: Tue Aug 23, 2005 10:58 am    Post subject: Re: Brass and more brass Reply with quote

Sunday I spent the entire day at the range, one of the few times for me so far this year. I was surprised at the amount and variety of empties that were in the brass buckets. I don't usually keep any, but this time I found a bunch of 8x57 brass in one of the buckets and laid claim to it. Usually where I shoot has a lot of .223, .30-30, .308Win. and the ubiqutous .303Brit. cases and little else. I wish I'd taken time to sort through all four buckets. Who knows what treasures I would have found.
Best wishes.

Cal - Montreal
Back to top
View user's profile
LittleMagnum
Member
Member


Joined: Jul 05, 2005
Posts: 105
Location: Vermont

PostPosted: Tue Aug 23, 2005 3:50 pm    Post subject: Re: Brass and more brass Reply with quote

Finding once fired brass at the range always make me smile Laughing
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
RPM1031
Member
Member


Joined: Jun 27, 2005
Posts: 237
Location: College Park, Georgia

PostPosted: Sat Oct 01, 2005 9:41 pm    Post subject: Re: Brass and more brass Reply with quote

Gil, Was that range Ontelaunee in New Tripoli? I drive by you from time to time on my way to the range there. Don't go often (90 miles one way) but it's a nice range and cheap.

_________________
Bob
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail
calsibley
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Jan 28, 2005
Posts: 317

PostPosted: Sun Oct 02, 2005 2:52 am    Post subject: Re: Brass and more brass Reply with quote

I don't mean this to sound like sour grapes, but so much of our brass today is little more than junk. Necks out of round, primer pockets punched off center, the list is long. I see that Nosler and Hornady both are coming out now with what they call "precision brass." Supposedly these are more umiform in both weight and dimension. I'm glad to see that someone is starting to address the problems even if they are more expensive. Best wishes.

Cal - Montreal
Back to top
View user's profile
Gil Martin
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Jan 28, 2005
Posts: 1572
Location: Schnecksville, PA

PostPosted: Sun Oct 02, 2005 4:10 am    Post subject: Re: Brass and more brass Reply with quote

RPM1031,
The range when I get most of my brass is the state gamelands range a few miles east of Ontelaunee Rod & Gun Club. I run the high power rifle matches at Ontelaunee and shoot something just about every weekend. All the best...
Gil

_________________
Gil
Back to top
View user's profile
RPM1031
Member
Member


Joined: Jun 27, 2005
Posts: 237
Location: College Park, Georgia

PostPosted: Sun Oct 02, 2005 7:42 pm    Post subject: Re: Brass and more brass Reply with quote

It's a nice range and can't beat the price. It looks like they did a nice job on the 200 & 300 yd range. Haven't used it yet. I usually get out during the week but if you see either an old, silver, '91 Accord LX or a green Titon with a cap from Jersey it might be me.

_________________
Bob
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail
popgun
Member
Member


Joined: Jan 26, 2005
Posts: 735
Location: Mitchell, GA, U.S.A. (2007 pop. 191)

PostPosted: Mon Oct 03, 2005 2:25 pm    Post subject: Re: Brass and more brass Reply with quote

Let me throw my hat in the pile. While you are looking around Sad If you find any 7x30 Waters, 264 Win Mag, or 7mm-08 Rem I will pay shipping. Very Happy

Have a great day!
Chris
Back to top
View user's profile ICQ Number AIM Address MSN Messenger Yahoo Messenger Photo Gallery
Gil Martin
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Jan 28, 2005
Posts: 1572
Location: Schnecksville, PA

PostPosted: Mon Oct 03, 2005 3:07 pm    Post subject: Re: Brass and more brass Reply with quote

popgun,
I came across a box of once-fired 7X30 cases and gave them away. I usually find 7mm-08 and will keep you in mind. All the best...
Gil

_________________
Gil
Back to top
View user's profile
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic   Printer Friendly Page    Forum Index » Reloading Ammunition
Page 1 of 2
All times are GMT - 7 Hours
Go to page 1, 2  Next



Jump to:  


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You can download files in this forum


Advertisements
 


Valid CSS! Valid HTML 4.01!
Click to check if this page is realy HTML 4.01 compliant for speed :)

All logos and trademarks in this site are property of HuntingNut.com.
The comments are property of their posters, all the rest © 2011 by HuntingNut.com
Interactive software released under GNU GPL, Code Credits, Privacy Policy

.: Upgraded to DragonFly 9.2 by Dizfunkshunal :.