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#5626655 - 02/28/15 03:59 PM Engraved casings
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I got these back a few days ago. I had saved the empty casings from several hunts and decided to get them engraved with the animal, location and date. In a lot of cases this is the only trophy I have from the hunt (other than meat in the freezer) so it's a cool memento. Because I brought in 12 of them at once, the engraver cut me a little bit of a deal. Not sure how I'm going to display them. Right now they're in my gun cabinet.

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#5626669 - 02/28/15 04:06 PM Re: Engraved casings [Re: Harrier]
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pretty cool & lot cheaper than mounts glue them to a piece of granite or wood for a base to display them on or ??????

or a shell tree where you just slide the empty case down on a bare branch that way they could be handled & polished when needed


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#5626685 - 02/28/15 04:12 PM Re: Engraved casings [Re: Harrier]
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Registered: 11/20/14
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Loc: Athens, TX
I did the same kind of thing once, but for a different reason. When my father died and was cremated, I took a bunch of brass that he had shot in his 7mm Mag and ran them through a sizing die and them put them in the tumbler to clean them up. When that was done I took them in and had them engraved with his name, birth date and the date of his death. When I got them back I put a small wad of cotton in the mouth of the cases and pushed it to the bottom of the case with a small dowel rod and then filled the case with his ashes. The cotton kept them from coming out the primer hole. After I had them filled I seated one of the bullets Dad had leftover and then put a small eye bolt in the primer hole.

I gave one to all of his children, grand children, hunting buddies and his brother-in-law. We put these in our vehicles, I have mine hanging from the rearview mirror in my truck so dad can still go hunting and fishing with me. I find comfort in knowing he is with me in the fields.

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#5626693 - 02/28/15 04:15 PM Re: Engraved casings [Re: Harrier]
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That's a good idea, makes my ones with sharpies dates on them look dated up
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#5626769 - 02/28/15 04:51 PM Re: Engraved casings [Re: Harrier]
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Very good idea and they will remind you of the hunt

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#5626794 - 02/28/15 04:58 PM Re: Engraved casings [Re: Harrier]
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That is a great idea. I have some saved and now have a hard time remembering which is from what hunt. hammer
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#5626936 - 02/28/15 06:17 PM Re: Engraved casings [Re: Harrier]
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Great Idea, I have never thought of doing anything like that..

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#5627026 - 02/28/15 07:09 PM Re: Engraved casings [Re: Harrier]
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Nice idea. up I have seen them added to mount plaques before but never etched like this.
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#5627584 - 02/28/15 11:46 PM Re: Engraved casings [Re: Flags]
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Originally Posted By: Flags
I did the same kind of thing once, but for a different reason. When my father died and was cremated, I took a bunch of brass that he had shot in his 7mm Mag and ran them through a sizing die and them put them in the tumbler to clean them up. When that was done I took them in and had them engraved with his name, birth date and the date of his death. When I got them back I put a small wad of cotton in the mouth of the cases and pushed it to the bottom of the case with a small dowel rod and then filled the case with his ashes. The cotton kept them from coming out the primer hole. After I had them filled I seated one of the bullets Dad had leftover and then put a small eye bolt in the primer hole.

I gave one to all of his children, grand children, hunting buddies and his brother-in-law. We put these in our vehicles, I have mine hanging from the rearview mirror in my truck so dad can still go hunting and fishing with me. I find comfort in knowing he is with me in the fields.
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#5627611 - 03/01/15 12:22 AM Re: Engraved casings [Re: Flags]
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Originally Posted By: Flags
I did the same kind of thing once, but for a different reason. When my father died and was cremated, I took a bunch of brass that he had shot in his 7mm Mag and ran them through a sizing die and them put them in the tumbler to clean them up. When that was done I took them in and had them engraved with his name, birth date and the date of his death. When I got them back I put a small wad of cotton in the mouth of the cases and pushed it to the bottom of the case with a small dowel rod and then filled the case with his ashes. The cotton kept them from coming out the primer hole. After I had them filled I seated one of the bullets Dad had leftover and then put a small eye bolt in the primer hole.

I gave one to all of his children, grand children, hunting buddies and his brother-in-law. We put these in our vehicles, I have mine hanging from the rearview mirror in my truck so dad can still go hunting and fishing with me. I find comfort in knowing he is with me in the fields.


That's pretty dang cool. I want to be cremated myself and sprinkled over the Greybull river and my hunting grounds in Wyoming.
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#5627675 - 03/01/15 06:02 AM Re: Engraved casings [Re: Harrier]
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Sharp looking. A nice piece of wood shaped like Texas with a nice finish, then maybe wire coming out and turned up to slide them on. Or a nice leather ammo belt that hangs on the wall.
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#5628464 - 03/01/15 02:24 PM Re: Engraved casings [Re: Western]
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Registered: 03/22/10
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Good idea. First time I have seen that.

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#5628550 - 03/01/15 03:08 PM Re: Engraved casings [Re: Flags]
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Originally Posted By: Flags
I did the same kind of thing once, but for a different reason. When my father died and was cremated, I took a bunch of brass that he had shot in his 7mm Mag and ran them through a sizing die and them put them in the tumbler to clean them up. When that was done I took them in and had them engraved with his name, birth date and the date of his death. When I got them back I put a small wad of cotton in the mouth of the cases and pushed it to the bottom of the case with a small dowel rod and then filled the case with his ashes. The cotton kept them from coming out the primer hole. After I had them filled I seated one of the bullets Dad had leftover and then put a small eye bolt in the primer hole.

I gave one to all of his children, grand children, hunting buddies and his brother-in-law. We put these in our vehicles, I have mine hanging from the rearview mirror in my truck so dad can still go hunting and fishing with me. I find comfort in knowing he is with me in the fields.



Always appreciate a new idea. This one is new, first time I ever heard of this procedure.
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#5629950 - 03/02/15 08:39 AM Re: Engraved casings [Re: DustyWyoming]
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Originally Posted By: DustyWyoming
Great Idea, I have never thought of doing anything like that..


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#5630538 - 03/02/15 02:13 PM Re: Engraved casings [Re: Harrier]
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Interesting idea. I reload and have sets of brass for each caliber/rifle... if any pieces go missing I get bent out of shape.
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