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Old April 12, 2008, 11:32 PM   #1
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45 ACP Brass

I recently was given about 500 rds of 45 ACP brass and some of the headstamps are marked *I* 45 AUTO and was wanting to know if anyone has any info on these.
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Old April 13, 2008, 01:47 AM   #2
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I've got some of those cases, range pick-ups I believe it's 'Independence' brand. seems OK brass. may be CCI/Speer orgin.
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Old April 13, 2008, 08:03 AM   #3
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I haven't used any of it but from what I can find it was originally made in Brazil by Magtech but is now made here in the U.S. by CCi-Speer. Didn't find anything negative bout it.
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Old April 13, 2008, 09:01 AM   #4
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I've used it with good results. Don't sweat it
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Old April 13, 2008, 03:14 PM   #5
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Thanks for the info, it's in the tumbler as we speak.
Thanks again
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Old April 13, 2008, 03:19 PM   #6
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I really like Independence's brass. It cleans very well inside and out. Also, it's more forgiving on sizing. What I mean is that there's less felt friction on the sizing process. My guess is that the brass is annealed enough to accomodate ease of sizing. But, at the same time, I don't see it being too soft at the head.
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