Need brass

Discussion in 'The Ammo & Reloading Forum' started by smlranger, Nov 22, 2011.

  1. I will soon need some 40 and 45 Auto brass. Seems like Starline is all on backorder. I am considering getting some once-fired brass. Who is a good source for that and what are the pros-cons of using once-fired?
  2. JLA

    JLA Well-Known Member

    Feb 26, 2007
    Heart Of Texas
    Check with our forum sponsors. If they dont have what you need, just google once fired brass for sale.

  3. carver

    carver Moderator Supporting Member

    No cons, all pros! Free is the best price, but once fired brass from an on line dealer is still cheaper than new brass.
  4. JLA

    JLA Well-Known Member

    Feb 26, 2007
    Heart Of Texas
    And pistol brass is incredibly hard to wear out. Once fired factory brass is IMO, just dirty new brass.
  5. cpttango30

    cpttango30 Guest

  6. RandyP

    RandyP Active Member

    Jan 22, 2009
    Also, if you shoot at an indoor range? MOST shooters do not reload and those two calibers are available for free if you simply ask the folks in the nearest booths if it's OK to scrounge it up.

    I always come back from a range trip with more brass than I shot.
  7. gdmoody

    gdmoody Moderator Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2007
    Athens, Georgia
    If you will send me a PM with your address, I will send you some .40 brass. It is mixed headstamps with some of it being once fired and some of it be tenth fired. I don't think I have any .45 and if I did it would be very little, but I will send you some of that too, if I have it. It will be a few days before I could get it in the mail to you, though!
  8. JLA

    JLA Well-Known Member

    Feb 26, 2007
    Heart Of Texas
    Careful with that though. If the range sells the brass theyll kick you out for theft. And some of them wont even let you pick your own back up.. I know, its BS.
  9. 312shooter

    312shooter Well-Known Member

    Mar 17, 2008
    Las Vegas NV
    I was in a pinch for 40 recently and went to precision delta, they have 1k for $40, that includes roll sizing, decapping, tumbling and shipping, not bad since it went straight to the press for loading. 45 on the other hand seems like its been sparse lately, my range sells brass for $2 per pound and the 45 bucket has a few, if any stragglers thats it.
  10. X Ring

    X Ring Active Member

    Mar 23, 2011
  11. Shooter45

    Shooter45 *Administrator* Staff Member Supporting Member

    Feb 9, 2001
    Here at TFF
  12. JLA

    JLA Well-Known Member

    Feb 26, 2007
    Heart Of Texas
    Thats the one I was tryin to remember. I kept wanting to say it was top gun, but thats a gunshop in Arnold MO.. :)
  13. steve4102

    steve4102 Former Guest

    Jan 27, 2006
  14. I do believe in supporting merchants who support the forum. My order with Top Brass has been placed.
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