Keeping brass corralled

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by Bing, Dec 20, 2015.

Tags:
  1. Bing

    Bing
    Salem (Independence)
    Member

    Messages:
    37
    Likes Received:
    2
    Does someone make a bag or similar that attaches to the rifle (or pistol) over the ejection port to keep the brass corralled? If I leave it on the floor at the range until I leave other shooters clean it up and I'm out the brass or have a confrontation.
     
  2. clearconscience

    clearconscience
    Vancouver, WA
    Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    6,270
    Likes Received:
    9,150
    A lot of people I've seen on here make their own out of pvc and netting.

    But I usually just pick it up after shooting a couple mags. I don't save brass though so if someone picked it up for me I wouldn't be mad.
    I've used a tarp or something spread out on the ground. Or if your shooting an AR they make a few different kinds of shell catchers. Well worth it.
     
  3. ConcreteJungle

    ConcreteJungle
    Eugene
    Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    523
    Likes Received:
    531
    I have both of the ones pictured below...the 2nd one that mounts to the picatinny rial works much better. There is a slight difference in price but it's well worth it. Both are made by Caldwell.

    269873.jpg

    530143-demo-sliding-picrail.jpg
     
    misterarman likes this.
  4. misterarman

    misterarman
    Vancouver,Wa. USA
    Silver Supporter Silver Supporter

    Messages:
    755
    Likes Received:
    1,656
    Got the second one on the way.
    Heard lots of good stuff about it.
     
    ConcreteJungle likes this.
  5. Certaindeaf

    Certaindeaf
    SE Portland
    Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    9,131
    Likes Received:
    10,948
    I think the top one is for a revolver.
     
    Stomper, Sgt Nambu and Heywood like this.
  6. Benchrest

    Benchrest
    The Desert Planet
    Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    848
    Likes Received:
    526
    Oh boy...
     
  7. Certaindeaf

    Certaindeaf
    SE Portland
    Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    9,131
    Likes Received:
    10,948
    The zipper bottom makes it all worth it.
     
  8. Certaindeaf

    Certaindeaf
    SE Portland
    Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    9,131
    Likes Received:
    10,948
    772091265518137518.jpg
    all kinda lolz
    Oh, wrong thread.
     
    Last edited: Dec 21, 2015
    Stomper and Sgt Nambu like this.
  9. Certaindeaf

    Certaindeaf
    SE Portland
    Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    9,131
    Likes Received:
    10,948
    double
     
    Last edited: Dec 21, 2015
  10. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu
    Oregon
    Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

    Messages:
    8,387
    Likes Received:
    13,508
    I use the type that rests on the bench next to the ejection port. It is larger and one simply moves it forward or back depending on where the port is. Handguns or offhand? Provision for screwing the frame to a standard tripod is included! Took a couple trials to get the hang of it but I like it a lot now! Mainly because I HATE sweeping brass!:mad:
    It's also a Cauldwell product!
     
    Charliehorse and Caveman Jim like this.
  11. teflon97239

    teflon97239
    Portland, OR
    Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    2,418
    Likes Received:
    4,837
    It is my experience that any open collared Hawaiian shirt will catch flying brass very effectively.
     
  12. Doc In UPlace

    Doc In UPlace
    Tacoma-ish
    Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    2,689
    Likes Received:
    2,141
    I have this one, it works OK, but am interested in moving to the rail mount one.

    Would like to have one for my Ruger 22/45 also. Hmmm. It just might work with that upper rear rail installed.
     
  13. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu
    Oregon
    Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

    Messages:
    8,387
    Likes Received:
    13,508
    Wife/GF's cleavage is like a brass magnet!:cool:
     
  14. Benchrest

    Benchrest
    The Desert Planet
    Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    848
    Likes Received:
    526
    If my brother stands in just the right spot, empties bounce off his face and land just to the right of me, in a bucket.

    I always take him shooting, 10mm brass is expensive.
     
  15. Caveman Jim

    Caveman Jim
    West of Oly
    Springer Slayer 2016 Volunteer

    Messages:
    6,507
    Likes Received:
    12,686
    This is one of the projects I will do this winter!!!!
    Oh, and I have 2 of the older Caldwells... too finicky for me....
     
    Last edited: Dec 21, 2015
    Sgt Nambu likes this.
  16. Dyjital

    Dyjital
    Albany, Ore
    Flavorite Member Bronze Supporter

    Messages:
    5,528
    Likes Received:
    7,462
    I have the Caldwell one with the zipper pouch that's removable.

    Want it? No longer own AR's to use it on. Saved my butt and brass a few times when checking reloads.
     
  17. Mikej

    Mikej
    Portland
    Gold Supporter Gold Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer 2017 Volunteer

    Messages:
    3,808
    Likes Received:
    4,750
    I'm having a hard time getting past other people thinking your brass is their's!? At the range I go to, indoors, there may be a bit of brass mixing but never seen anyone that would sweep it all knowing it wasn't all their's without even asking.
     
    Last edited: Dec 21, 2015
    mjbskwim, Sgt Nambu and Caveman Jim like this.
  18. oli700

    oli700
    Rogue Valley
    Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,323
    Likes Received:
    1,232
    Caldwell Pic Rail Bag

    Each firearm has its own rail piece and the bag goes from rifle to rifle
    image_zpszfrxv9wk.jpe

    the only thing I don't like about it is the adjustment on the bag. If the just flipped the bolts they would be accessible from the mouth of the bag but as it stands you have to take apart the bag to adjust it for different rifles
    image_zps8df3qt5t.jpe

    holds a good amount of brass, this is 40rds in the bag
    image_zpsp88uzpyl.jpe

    the only way to do it for shooting and moving.....

    unlike the Caldwell with no frame , I can empty full mags with the rifle on its side and with no stoppage because the net wont let the brass clear the ejection port
     

Share This Page