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Shell casing catcher for Glock?

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by 2A2Dend, Mar 9, 2016.

  1. 2A2Dend

    2A2Dend .. Well-Known Member

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    Who?
    Where?

    There's not many options out there.
    I'm seeing them for $80. :confused:
    Anyone make their own? That's what I'm doing.


    Now to put my sewing skills to work. :D
     
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  2. ditchtiger

    ditchtiger In the sticks, Willamette Valley Well-Known Member

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  3. 2A2Dend

    2A2Dend .. Well-Known Member

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    I'm wanting one for my G19 to start. Shooting at the local range was not an issue with picking up the brass. Shooting in grass at my range will be a headache.

    The mounting method, yeah, upside down. I like the price though!
     
  4. ditchtiger

    ditchtiger In the sticks, Willamette Valley Well-Known Member

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    I would like to see a mount in person. Bending and welding a net frame is no big deal.
     
  5. Joe13

    Joe13 NW of Vancouver Opinionated & Blunt Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Buy a 12x8 tarp at Bimart for $6 and put it on the ground where your shells are landing.

    Even worse case it's raining, you can still funnel it all into a tub and dump the water.

    It what we do when we are up in the woods.
     
  6. 2A2Dend

    2A2Dend .. Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, that works too. Course, I could scalp the grass with the mower :D
     
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  7. ditchtiger

    ditchtiger In the sticks, Willamette Valley Well-Known Member

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    Not really a catcher, more of a picker upper.
    Is a good use for kids, they don't mind as long as they get to shoot also.
     
  8. 2A2Dend

    2A2Dend .. Well-Known Member

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    I resorted to kids for 19 years x 2. I'm no longer an EOE :D
     
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    bolus Portland Gold Supporter Gold Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Joe13 NW of Vancouver Opinionated & Blunt Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Learn to shoot left handed and hold a small garbage can in your right hand...?
     
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  11. Dyjital

    Dyjital Albany, Ore Flavorite Member Bronze Supporter

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    Do like I do.

    When my buddy shoots I catch them in mid air like I'm picking groceries off the shelf. Funny as crap watching me do it and he is oblivious until I hand him all of his spent cases when he turns around.



    I'm working on a stable portable black hole that has the capacity and gravitational pull to suck the brass once ejected into its vortex and once past the event horizon it will be transported to the house in the bucket.
     
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    2A2Dend .. Well-Known Member

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    I got a frame already made up that fits real nice. Problem is, I had just one stick of wire.
    Now I need to get a couple more sticks so I can better the form. Stainless will be nice if I can find them. While I'm at it, I'll look for a large tropical fishnet on the cheap that I can adapt. Either that or a mesh shirt I can cut up.
     
  14. ditchtiger

    ditchtiger In the sticks, Willamette Valley Well-Known Member

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    tropical fishnet may be plastic. Remade frame and pouch for the FAL and used bluejean material.
     
  15. ditchtiger

    ditchtiger In the sticks, Willamette Valley Well-Known Member

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    Go to a welding shop and get a couple stainless welding rods. Just knock the flux off.
     
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  16. 2A2Dend

    2A2Dend .. Well-Known Member

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    That's a thought. Thanks.
     
  17. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    Another option (although not SS) is using ceiling wire, the stuff they use to suspend T-bar ceilings with.
     
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    2A2Dend .. Well-Known Member

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    Plenty of options for wire rod out there. I don't think I'd use "wire" though. Not enough tensile strength.
     
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    clearconscience Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    Tilos Idaho Active Member

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    Lots of DIY stuff, do a net search and you'll get a lot of ideas...
    http://www.bing.com/images/search?q...cher+plans&qpvt=brass+catcher+plans&FORM=IGRE

    http://www.bing.com/search?q=brass+...id=0D64F21ED7074BB0B83BFEC72B86C241&FORM=QBLH

    Like an upside down beach umbrella :rolleyes:
    Something with a PVC takedown frame and some mesh, maybe.
    Or a tarp
    Something attached to a handgun would be distracting for me.
    :D
    edited to add a search link.
     
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