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Where can I buy Silver Brass (Empty Shells) for .45ACP?

Discussion in 'Band of Glockers' started by donwacker, May 22, 2009.

  1. Where can I buy 200 pcs. Silver Brass (Empty Shells) for .45ACP?

  2. edtf


    Oct 10, 2007
    you call it nickle plated. ARMSCOR used to have them (well at least for 9mm)

  3. darth board

    darth board steel killer

    Jan 16, 2006
    mas madali yatang mag crack ang nickel plated shells.
  4. can anyone confirm this?

    Thank you.
  5. cebupistol


    Nov 12, 2007
    Yup! those nickel plated shells has a lifespan less than half than those of regular brass. Avoid using them on wet grounds as it would crumble to the touch when left wet for a certain period.
  6. Toledo


    Feb 15, 2005
    Ober Der
    They last about 2 to 3 reloads then I toss them away. On the other hand, I have brass cases (45acp, 9mm, 38's & 357mag) that have lasted up to 10 reloads and still going strong.
  7. akula

    akula BizDuc NM Millennium Member

    Oct 11, 1999
    Diri, Diha, Didto
    Ni-plated is stiffer compared to the brass -- stiff being faster to give way to pressure... Ni-plated looks better though... :)
  8. They said it depends on the brand. They said it's better to buy speer or winchester brand when buying nickel brass because of the quality of the brass.
  9. Just an input. I noticed that RPA and WW(winchester) once fired brass are a little brittle(i cant think of other term) compared to brandnew Armscor brass. I did an informal test 100 pcs each of the mentioned brand and I already reloaded them 5x (RPA, WW) 6x armscor. I used the same recipe in all brand of shell and fired them in the same pistol. The result 12 RPA, 8WW and 3armscor brass cracked. That reminds me of what the guy from BULLET HOLE, Kansas city told me. That those once fired brass are made a little harder to withstand the pressure of Carry (defensive) ammo. Those brass that is meant for reloading are more pliable and can hold up to the rigors of multiple re-loading.:cool:

    *Bullet Hole indoor range/gunstore is just a stone throw away from HOGDON gun powder and sellier/belloit ammo in Shawnee mission, Kansas city.:cool:
  10. Allegra


    Mar 16, 2003
    madali mag crack pero i prefer them sa laban kasi mas madulas siya at mas swabe. Kahit madumi baril ko pasok pa rin ng pasok