Rifles that don’t throw their brass a million miles

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  1. osprey176

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    I forgot about my T/Cs. With no ejection,you don’t even have to bend over to pick up any brass.
     
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    For range work, I pull the ejectors from my bolt actions. Brass just lies in the action and I pull it out. :)
     
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  3. Driftertank

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    Anyone who thinks ARs, AKs and SKSs fling their brass pretty hard has never shot an HK roller-gun.
    I used to have a picture of a .308 case gently lodged into the wooden slat on the side of my friend's trailer from using it as a shooting platform. It was a little game we had, to put an empty ammo can some 15-20yds from our shooting position to see if he could catch my empties in it...
     
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    I agree...nothing ejects as strong and far as a Ruger Mini 14
     
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    On bolt guns, brass is only flung as hard as your open the bolt. On lever guns it's as hard as your work the level. I catch the brass as it falls on my 1892. On semi's some throw brass a mile like a Mini or less so on other rifles. a simple piece of cloth over the action in a way that doesn't impede the bolt can keep brass from flying away. Being snowy this time of year makes brass collection on the ground even more difficult.
     
  7. Garandimal

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    RUGER Mini-14.

    Nowhere near a million miles.

    Fact is, can't be more than ~ Thirty(30) Feet!

    :D

    If "positive extraction/ejection" was a lizard?

    ...the Mini-14 would be an Alligator.




    GR
     
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  8. Charlie98

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    My Savage 99 lever-actions drops the brass at my feet...
     
  9. Prairie Traveler

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    [Off topic] Dave,your ID says you're in the "Big Valley". Stockton was my home town, lived in Manteca, for 15 yrs or so. Escaped CA, in '94. now near Tulsa.
     
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  10. Dave DeLaurant

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    Hope OK is treating you ok. I haven't been through Manteca in decades -- I mainly associate it with the smell from the old Spreckels sugar beet processing plant, which shows how long it has been.
     
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  11. Jim Watson

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    The BSA Ralock semiautomatic of about 1950 retains its empties in a bin forming the front of the trigger guard. Too bad it is just a .22.
     
  12. Dr T

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    The SKS doesn't throw brass very far if you take the rod out of the gas tube
     
  13. Prairie Traveler

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    Yeh, and driving on 99, past the winery, and the feed yard...:eek:
     
  14. tjeffords

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    Or just lay it or a tarp on the ground for them to land on
     
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