Does anyone know how much 1000 rounds of 45 acp brass weighs?

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  1. glocknut

    glocknut New Member

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    I bought some once fired 45acp brass for $5 a pound. I'm trying to figure out how much each round is at that price?

    How many pieces of once fired brass would make up a pound in weight?
    Fired brass with primer still in the brass....

    mike
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    Hello GLocknut...just trying to help.

    The following I know...hope it helps.

    2000 .45 ACP will fit in a USPS flat rate priority box, and that's about half a five gallon bucket, or a bit less

    7000gr in a pound.
    Weigh a case.
    Divide 7000 by that number.
    .45 CCI brass with spent primer weighed 89.6gr.
    7000/89.6= 78.125, so 78 pcs of brass in a pound of .45 brass.


    regards, 1shot:cool:
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  3. Shellback

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    www.kempfgunshop.com is where I get the best deals on once fired pistol brass, check em out Mike..
    Tim

    Ahh just checked and they Are out..
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  4. medalguy

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    For military cases I figure about 85 per pound due to the thicker case walls.
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    Weigh one on your powder scale, multiply, and convert to pounds or kilos.
  6. RustyFN

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    Hope this helps.
    9mm, 59.46gr/ea, 117.7cases/#, 8.5#/1000

    38spl, 68.06gr/ea, 102.8cases/#, 9.7#/1000

    40s&w, 70.1gr/ea, 99.9cases/#, 10#/1000

    .357mag, 78.3gr/ea, 89.4cases/#, 11.2#/1000

    .45acp, 89.58gr/ea, 78.1cases/#, 12.8#/1000

    .223, 95.28gr/ea , 73.5cases/#, 13.6#/1000

    .44mag, 114.38gr/ea, 61.2cases/#, 16.3#/1000

    50bmg, 865.26gr/ea, 8.1cases/#, 123.5#/1000

    $5 per pound sound a little high to me.

    Rusty
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  7. vytoland

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    CASE COUNT: (Customer Brass Exchange - Weight Per 1,000

    38 Special Commercial - 10 lbs.
    38 Military - 11 lbs.
    357 - 11.5 lbs.
    45 ACP - 12.5 lbs.
    9mm - 9.5 lbs.
    10mm - 10.5 lbs.
    40 - 10 lbs.

    information taken from this link............

    http://www.zerobullets.com/terms.htm
    Last edited: Feb 22, 2009
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