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#6147009 - 01/21/16 02:12 PM 20-30 gallons of brass casings
gtowncowboy Offline
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Registered: 12/04/10
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Loc: benbrook, tx
I recently was cleaning out the bosses storage unit and he was going to throw away all these random casings. I brought them home and I haven't sorted them yet but there are a wide range of calibers from 22 up to some something bigger than a .444. No 50 cal from what I saw glancing at it.

Question is do I sort them and sell them that way or just sell them as scrap metal? Thank you for any advice.

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#6147019 - 01/21/16 02:19 PM Re: 20-30 gallons of brass casings [Re: gtowncowboy]
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Call your scrap yard and see what they're paying. Then figure how much more you can get by sorting it.
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#6147020 - 01/21/16 02:20 PM Re: 20-30 gallons of brass casings [Re: gtowncowboy]
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I would sort, keep what I can use, and sell the rest; but I am a reloader....

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#6147037 - 01/21/16 02:26 PM Re: 20-30 gallons of brass casings [Re: ckat]
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Originally Posted By: ckat
I would sort, keep what I can use, and sell the rest; but I am a reloader....



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#6147059 - 01/21/16 02:34 PM Re: 20-30 gallons of brass casings [Re: ckat]
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Originally Posted By: ckat
I would sort, keep what I can use, and sell the rest; but I am a reloader....


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#6147637 - 01/21/16 07:23 PM Re: 20-30 gallons of brass casings [Re: Tactical Cowboy]
Michael W. Offline
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Originally Posted By: Tactical Cowboy
Call your scrap yard and see what they're paying. Then figure how much more you can get by sorting it.


Also note what condition the majority are. If a lot of damaged or corroded then selling might be the best option.
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#6147667 - 01/21/16 07:29 PM Re: 20-30 gallons of brass casings [Re: gtowncowboy]
parisite Offline
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There may be some uncommon, hard to find brass in there well worth sorting out.

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#6148208 - 01/22/16 05:52 AM Re: 20-30 gallons of brass casings [Re: parisite]
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Originally Posted By: ckat
I would sort, keep what I can use, and sell the rest; but I am a reloader....
Originally Posted By: parisite
There may be some uncommon, hard to find brass in there well worth sorting out.


Genius comments. No telling what you'll find. banana
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