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Old August 24, 2012, 06:33 AM   #1
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Looking for once fired 45 Long Colt brass

Looking for once fired 45 Long Colt brass and 45 LC carbide dies.
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Old August 24, 2012, 07:58 AM   #2
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I just buy new Starline brass in bulk. It is good heavy brass and gives you several more reload cycles before it is all used up. To me it seems to be the best brass out there. I bought new Lee carbide four die set to avoid a used set that might be boogered up by the previous owner. Starline Brass has a website.
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Old August 24, 2012, 08:38 AM   #3
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Sorry...

One of the things I never find at the range...

Lots of 9mm and .40S&W if anyone wants me to start picking it up, but never .45LC...

Simply not popular around here...
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Old August 24, 2012, 09:33 AM   #4
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Doubt you'll find any .45 Colt brass. Must guys I know 'never' (including me) leave .45 Colt brass laying around . You won't find any .45 Long Colt dies either, they'll be marked .45 Colt . You're local sportsman shop should have a set of dies (or Midway .45 Colt dies on line) for you and you can order .45 Colt brass from Starline.
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Old August 24, 2012, 10:03 AM   #5
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I didn't think anyone would have any, in all the years picking up spent brass I have found six empty's. I just bought a Governor off Gun broker and waiting for it to get transferred to my FFL so I will have to shoot 45 ACP& 410 till the next gun show or break down and order some.
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Old August 24, 2012, 07:03 PM   #6
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Old August 24, 2012, 08:07 PM   #7
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You may or may not be interested, but Berry's Bullets has a special right now on .45LC brass, bullet, and box combo.
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Old August 24, 2012, 10:21 PM   #8
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Agree with RClark. Almost everyone who shoots .45 Colt shoots them out of a revolver, in which case they dump their empties into a container, or else they use a lever action or pump cowboy gun and will scour all over to find their empties. I doubt there are any statistics, but I'd guess that .45LC shooters are near the top regarding the percentage who save their brass, whether to reload or to turn in to a reloader. Not counting exotic/wildcat cartridges or dangerous-game caliber shooters, the only ones I know of who are more fanatical about saving brass are the .44-40 guys and they have a good reason to be.
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Old August 25, 2012, 01:09 PM   #9
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and will scour all over to find their empties.
My wife bought me 50 pieces of brass that are stamped BUCK 45 LONG COLT.

I scour for hours trying to make sure I have them all.

In all my trips to the range to pick up used brass I have found a total of two pieces of .45 Colt brass.
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Old August 25, 2012, 02:39 PM   #10
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45 Colt. Hard stuff to come by on a pistol range. Seems like those who shoot it hang on to it. Well, all but the split mouth stuff. And that is almost nonexistent too.
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Old August 25, 2012, 02:50 PM   #11
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I've got 100 pieces of 45 colt brass. 50 are once fired and 50 are brand new with 10 of those primed with CCI large pistol primers. I sold my pistol and the dies. I'd trade for some once fired 22-250 brass or 204 ruger, 44 magnum, 45-70 gov't. even 22 hornet. I ain't picky.
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Old August 26, 2012, 12:33 AM   #12
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I have some range pickup 45 Colt brass, I can't say if it's once fired or ?
R-P x 47
Win. x 29
PMC x 26
BHA x 4
CBC x 2
I don't load 45 Colt so PM me if interested.
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Old August 26, 2012, 08:31 AM   #13
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You’re going to find it difficult to find once fired 45 Colt Brass. In the 30+ years I have been shooting I have never seen more than a box or two that people are willing to give up.

My suggestion is to contact Starline brass they have it available for 96$ for 500. I have Star brass in 44 special that have been loaded more than 10 times and they are still working fine although they are light plinking loads.
If you ever do find once fired don’t let us know, we will buy it out from under you.



https://www.starlinebrass.com/produc...45-Colt-Brass/
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Old August 26, 2012, 12:34 PM   #14
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I wanted to thank everyone for the brass and there time.
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Old August 26, 2012, 01:37 PM   #15
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45 Colt Once Fired Brass:

http://www.oncefiredbrass.net/onfipibrper1.html

http://www.once-fired-brass.com/?refresh=true

http://www.topbrassreloading.com/pro...e-fired-brass/

http://www.gunsamerica.com/955978485...once_fired.htm

http://www.blue-star-inc.com/catalog/ofpbrass.htm

A google search for 45 Colt once fired brass will turn up lots of sources. Doesn't seem hard to find at all.
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Old August 26, 2012, 01:42 PM   #16
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Almost forgot:

45 Colt Carbide three die set: http://www.midwayusa.com/product/779...colt-long-colt

Use the net .... Luke.
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Old August 26, 2012, 10:14 PM   #17
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I looked at all of the sources referenced by David.
New Starline is cheaper than any of them, and shipping is free.
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Old August 27, 2012, 07:39 AM   #18
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Good deal. Starline is really good brass too. Like you I'd go for the Starline.
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