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Old September 15, 2012, 06:07 AM   #1
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looking to buy 223 brass

I am looking to buy some 223/5.56 brass that does not have crimped primer or that has been swaged.
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Old September 15, 2012, 08:27 AM   #2
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If you are going for new brass for a bolt action. I would say go with Hornady. Good case life. the Primer pockets will hold tight for quite a few reloads. I will go out of my way to stay longer at the range to pick up the brass if I see a person shooting new Hornady ammo. Lapua is great if you do not mind paying around $65 to $80 per 100 depending on where you buy, and sales. They also come in a nice reusable plastic hard case. The one person I know that uses them says he can get quite a few reloads out of them in a bolt action neck sizing, and FL resizing every 5th time.

I do not like the work involved in removing pocket crimps, and trimming. Though I accept it as the price to pay for free brass.
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Old September 15, 2012, 09:04 AM   #3
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if you want once fired 5.56mm i have two, three gallon plastic containers full of various brands, estimated weight of each is around 25 lbs., there is PMC, PMP, S&B, DMK, IMI, etc..., i also have three one gallon containers of FC, no LC, Win. or R-P, make an offer, including shipping.
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Old September 16, 2012, 09:55 PM   #4
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Buy 1x fired brass and send it to Custom Brass Processing. He will size, deprime, swage, trim, and polish brass for 3.5 cents each. No way I'll do that when I can get it done fast and cheap.
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Old September 16, 2012, 11:21 PM   #5
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Once Fired 223 - Lake City

Once Fired 223 - Lake City "LC" and YY is the headstamp, are available and are almost all the right headstamp, and are what you want, rather then mixed commercial.
http://www.wideners.com often has great deals, but don't do processing. OFB-LC556 95% BULK Once Fired Lake CIty 5.56mm(223) Brass $204.00/3000
www.GIBrass.com has them for $69 per thousand, +$25 to process primer pockets and clean.
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