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Old Yesterday, 11:11 PM   #1
Join Date: March 27, 2010
Location: California
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Biggest brass score ever (for me)

Went to the Tahoe national forest today to do a lil shooting and scrounge some brass. Left with a five gallon bucket full and a brown paper groceries bag near full.
Must have picked up 200 live rounds.
in addition to the countless common calibers. About 100 50 bewolf 50+ 30/40 krag 500 300acc 44,357,45colt 45/70 hundreds of 308,30/06,270, 7.62x54r 35rem and thousends of 223,9,45,38,40, I have picked up lots in the past but nothing like this i had to walk away from tons more cause it got dark.
This just confirms how good the economy in California really is.,
I used to reload so I could shoot more, Now I shoot more so I can reload more.
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Old Today, 01:35 AM   #2
Join Date: May 27, 2005
Location: PA
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Nice score on the 35 Remington brass!
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Old Today, 02:16 AM   #3
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Brown paper grocery bag full of brass? How would you move such a thing? I would expect the weight of the brass would be far more than the bag could handle.
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Old Today, 08:47 AM   #4
Join Date: November 22, 2010
Location: Clarksville, TN
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I love days like that. Sometimes it's more fun than shooting when you get some unusual cases.
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Old Today, 09:45 AM   #5
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HA around here we will have to wait for the snow and icebergs to melt before we can prospect for brass. The spring thaw usually is a good brass time. Cant wait -----I am Green with envy.
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Old Today, 10:07 AM   #6
Join Date: January 1, 2015
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Originally Posted by J_McLeod View Post
I love days like that. Sometimes it's more fun than shooting when you get some unusual cases.

Total agreement. When you run into the free brass opportunity with unusual calibers.... It is better than shooting.

Although, I have never run into anything like the OP.
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Old Today, 10:21 AM   #7
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Where do you even get brown paper grocery bags anymore?
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Old Today, 11:18 AM   #8
Join Date: May 20, 2010
Location: Sacramento, CA
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Where do you even get brown paper grocery bags anymore?
They're trying to outlaw plastic bags around here so instead CA goes backwards in time to clear cut forests to make paper bags

Nice score on the brass OP.
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Old Today, 12:24 PM   #9
Join Date: October 6, 2014
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The club I now belong to doesn't seem to have any reloaders so there is brass everywhere. I alway come home with way more than I shoot. I try to pick calibers I load and anything else goes to the scrap can.
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Old Today, 02:07 PM   #10
Join Date: November 11, 2015
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Nice score for you but what's that say about the average California shooter? Leaving their trash in the forests. And they wonder why......
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