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.223 Brass question

Discussion in 'Ammunition & Reloading' started by daiello91, Feb 6, 2011.

  1. daiello91

    daiello91 NW Oregon Active Member

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    I have a couple thousand rounds of .223 brass I've collected from my shooting and what others leave behind, mostly LC & PMC. Other than reloading myself (don't have the equipment), is it worth trading or selling?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Nwcid

    Nwcid Yakima and N of Spokane Well-Known Member

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    Yes it is. Not sure what it is currently worth though.
     
  3. woody06

    woody06 Southern Oregon New Member

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    It has value if you want to sell or trade it. How much it's worth depends on the condition. Once fired brass has the heighest value - typically 5 cents to 7 cents each for the same headstamp. I just bought 2000 rounds of military WCC 03 for 6 cents each.
    Some vendors process the brass by decapping and decrimping the primer pockets which adds a little to the cost.

    Range pick ups are usually mixed headstamps and may have been fired numerous times. The value is considerably lower and many reloaders won't be interested in it.
     
  4. AMProducts

    AMProducts Maple Valley, WA Jerk, Ammo Manufacturer Silver Supporter

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    it's totally worthless, in fact it's a hazard as it's completely contaminated with lead oxides from the priming compounds. You should send it to me for safe disposal :)
     
  5. woody06

    woody06 Southern Oregon New Member

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    And on a similar note Ford Motor Company is recalling all of their Mercury's. Seems they are contaminated with tuna.
     
  6. Page.k

    Page.k Seattle Active Member

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    About 50 bucks per 1k fast sell or near other sellers at 55-65 per 1k.