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Old August 6, 2000, 12:58 AM   #1
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What do you guys do with your used-up brass? I've got a big bag of brass I've shot the life out of and was wondering if I should just throw it away or if there was any value in recycling it somehow?


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Old August 6, 2000, 06:54 AM   #2
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Look in the Yellow Pages under "Scrap" or "Recycling".

Brass gotta' be worth sumpthin'.

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Old August 6, 2000, 08:03 AM   #3
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brass can go anywhere between 50c to $1.00 a pound depending on the market. It changes almost daily. I got lucky one time and had over 1000 pounds of it from some old pumps and brass lathe shavings and hit it on a dollar a pound day.

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Old August 6, 2000, 05:34 PM   #4
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Most shell casings are prime brass. Our club has a drum for scrap and they sell it to the recycler about once a year. Usually at least a couple hundred dollars worth.

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