Weight of Brass?

Discussion in 'The Ammo & Reloading Forum' started by jdon72, Feb 19, 2010.

  1. jdon72

    jdon72 Member

    340
    Feb 3, 2009
    Does anyone know how much brass weighs per 1000 pieces in these calibers?

    9mm
    380
    40cal
    45cal

    223

    thanks

    Jeff
     
  2. Alpo

    Alpo Well-Known Member

    Feb 3, 2007
    NW Florida
    Deprimed or not?
     

  3. JLA

    JLA Well-Known Member

    Feb 26, 2007
    Heart Of Texas
    geez J, you aint askin much are ya???
     
  4. RustyFN

    RustyFN Member

    620
    Oct 2, 2008
    West Virginia
    These should be close.

    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

    All weights are uncleaned fired cases with the primer remaining.
     
  5. jdon72

    jdon72 Member

    340
    Feb 3, 2009
    Sweet, thanks rusty. after I see how you broke down everything, and multipllying it out. There are 7000 gr per pound. Thanks for the input.

    J
     
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