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#6166268 - 02/02/16 12:01 PM 223/5.56 brass
Anton Chigurh Offline
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Registered: 06/22/14
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Loc: Stephenville
I'm thinking of stocking up on some brass for my ARs. Midway has LC 5.56 and also LC 223 (stamped American Eagle) for about $.20 each.

Processed LC once fired is $.16 at Texas Brass Works.

What's the difference, if any, between LC 5.56 and LC 223 with AE headstamp?

I'm inclined to pay a little more for the new LC, unless the processed stuff is likely to be more uniform. Suggestions here?

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#6166327 - 02/02/16 12:36 PM Re: 223/5.56 brass [Re: Anton Chigurh]
RiverRider Offline
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Registered: 11/11/07
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Loc: Wise Co.
You'll have to do something about primer crimps if you buy once fired LC.

I doubt there's any difference at all between the .223 and 5.56 brass made by LC (or whoever makes it).
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#6166395 - 02/02/16 01:17 PM Re: 223/5.56 brass [Re: Anton Chigurh]
Anton Chigurh Offline
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The once fired is fully processed :


http://txbrassworks.com/shop/lake-city-223-brass/

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#6166660 - 02/02/16 04:48 PM Re: 223/5.56 brass [Re: Anton Chigurh]
RiverRider Offline
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So it is. Good price...I'd buy it if I was shopping for it.
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#6172818 - 02/07/16 09:44 AM Re: 223/5.56 brass [Re: Anton Chigurh]
bluetopper Offline
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Registered: 07/10/11
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Loc: North of the Sulphur
I have 5 gallon buckets full of 223 brass. If you were close I'd give you a bunch.
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#6173998 - 02/08/16 07:05 AM Re: 223/5.56 brass [Re: Anton Chigurh]
bobsumner Offline
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Registered: 09/03/13
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Processed brass is very hit and miss I have found, like not swaged a lot of the time. Just easier to do it yourself.

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#6174357 - 02/08/16 11:13 AM Re: 223/5.56 brass [Re: Anton Chigurh]
Anton Chigurh Offline
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Registered: 06/22/14
Posts: 416
Loc: Stephenville
I do have quite a bit of 223 brass to process myself, I was just looking to get a new batch of uniform head stamp to use this year. I've just been too busy/lazy to keep up with brass prep, especially trimming.

I think I'll either buy 1000 pieces of new LC or just process what I already have and use it.

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