odd place to find spent brass

Discussion in 'The Ammo & Reloading Forum' started by soundguy, Feb 5, 2013.

  1. soundguy

    soundguy Well-Known Member

    May 8, 2012
    was walking into a restaurant at lunch and the toe of my boot kicked something in the parking lot that made a familiar ting-ting-ting.. i looked down and it was a spent rifle brass case. I almost walked on when i noticed it was large.. at first i thought something like 7.62x54r.. but then i noticed a belt on it.. it had been run over, but i picked it up anyway to toss into my brass recycle bin... was a 7mm rem mag... odd thing to find in a restaurant parking lot in the middle of a city I thought... not like it's a cafe' back in the woods with trucks with dog cages in the back.
  2. ampaterry

    ampaterry *TFF Admin Staff Chaplain* Staff Member Supporting Member

    Dec 20, 2008
    West Tennessee
    Very odd indeed.
    COULD be just fell out of someones car that parked there.

    Also could be fired from there, which I am sure the police would be interested in.
    Nobody hunts big game in town - -

  3. soundguy

    soundguy Well-Known Member

    May 8, 2012
    yeah.. 7mmrem mag is kinda a BIG cartridge... and it's a city.. :)

    werid is what I thought.

    If I had seen it over on my side of town near more rural areas / farms and whatnot.. like in a walmart parking lot.. it wouldn't have been so odd.. especially not if it was soemthing normal like 30-30 or etc.

    7mmrem mag is a rareish bird here.. not too much game big enough to hunt with that except maybee some HUGE boar.. and closest good hog hunting with boar that size is 45m away at least...

    our deer are like big dogs... 7mmrem mag would ruin a piece of deer meat.

    heck.. last hog I got was 110# shot with my 3006 and I ruined a shoulder and ribs across from the shoulder with an angle shot..
  4. myfriendis410

    myfriendis410 Member

    Mar 30, 2011
    Lompoc California
    I've seen brass get caught in the tread of tires and fall off in some odd places. I've also seen the same thing with boots. I could see someone wedging it in their vibram soles and when it finally annoyed 'em enough walking into a restaurant; peeling it off and dropping it there.
  5. Texxut

    Texxut Member

    Feb 1, 2009
    Probably fell out of some one's truck when they opened the door. It happens.
  6. carver

    carver Moderator Supporting Member

    While sitting at a picknic table in the break area of the U.S. Post Office, in the middle of town, I found a fired .45 APC bullet, just lying there on the ground. Post Office is just off the I-20 freeway. Looked like it just ran out of gas! No indication that the bullet had hit anything. But then, all the street/exit signs have bullet holes in them!
  7. soundguy

    soundguy Well-Known Member

    May 8, 2012
  8. oneoldsap

    oneoldsap New Member

    Feb 28, 2012
    Definate fell out of a vehicle or coat pocket , homeboys don't use the 7 mag much !
  9. streetbob

    streetbob Well-Known Member

    Aug 14, 2012
    Gulf Coast, Texas
    Maybe it was planted there by big brother to make it look like the thugs use 7mm Mag as well! :eek: :banghead: :lmao2:
  10. fasted23

    fasted23 New Member

    Jan 2, 2013
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