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Old May 1, 2013, 07:03 AM   #1
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Selling scrap brass?

Like most people, over the years I have this "scrap box" that I've slowly been filling with junk cases. When I encounter a short, and bad primer pocket or flash hole, max life, etc I take pliers...crush the case and toss it in the scrap box. First thought is to throw it in the metal pile at the dump, but if a recycler outfit will buy brass by the pound I may as well go that route. I've heard some producers dont even have material to make cases so I would think there's a market for recycling old brass cases. What does everyone else do?
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Old May 1, 2013, 07:07 AM   #2
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Most, if not all metal recyclers will pay you for your brass. If you have more than one recycler in your area, call around for current price as it will vary from one to another. You won't get rich by any stretch but anything you do get for it can be added to your "supply fund".
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Old May 1, 2013, 07:41 AM   #3
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My local recycler will take any and all scrap brass, But there's one problem.

There are times they have salvage brass from some shooting ranges and I leave with more than I came with.
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Old May 1, 2013, 07:49 AM   #4
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I took some brass in last week to my recycling place and it paid 2 bucks a pound. It was plumbing brass.
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Old May 1, 2013, 10:11 AM   #5
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Most recyclers around me are $2 -2.5 per pound on yellow brass....
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Old May 1, 2013, 06:13 PM   #6
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by all means recycle that brass. I keep a 5 gallon bucket near the reloading bench for scrap, and when it gets full I will take it in. nothing like a free jug of powder etc.
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Old May 1, 2013, 07:55 PM   #7
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http://www.scrapmonster.com/scrap-pr...-scraps/26/1/1
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Old May 1, 2013, 09:38 PM   #8
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Like the other posters I've got a bucket for questionable brass. However, since I have thousands more pieces of brass than I ever bought (I always come back with more 9mm than I took) I just take it back to the range and dump it in their scrap bucket. Just seems fair.
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Old May 1, 2013, 11:55 PM   #9
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Re: Selling scrap brass?

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by all means recycle that brass. I keep a 5 gallon bucket near the reloading bench for scrap, and when it gets full I will take it in. nothing like a free jug of powder etc.
Yup. Exact same thing here.




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Old May 2, 2013, 06:12 AM   #10
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Yep I do same thing keep 5 gallon bucket when it gets full turn it into cash.
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Old May 2, 2013, 06:40 AM   #11
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I have a 5 gal bucket for steel cases and then one for scrap brass or brass taking up room and no one wants to buy.
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