GUN what kind of brass are cartridges made of?

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  1. hsmith

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    red? yellow?

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    Evil brass.
     
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    dead baby brass
     
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    brass knuckles
     
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    Catridge brass... 30% zinc
     
  6. hsmith

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    1919m4 is saying yellow
     
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    i hope you all get aids

    brass aids
     
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    the kind that is made out of copper and zinc
     
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    7 First comes smiles, then lies. Last is gunfire.

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    theres an article about 5.7 and a little bit of reloading info in the new Shooting Times
     
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    guy that SBR'ed it for the article?
     
  11. acoop101

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    it for most brass is the 70/30 brass alloy, that is it is 70% copper with 30% zinc. While their may be a little bit of difference between manufacturers it is vary close to this range. This is a good casting brass too and is mostly known as yellow brass, I do some various home foundry work and I'll range rat any brass left at the range when I go, even the .22lr caseing.
     
  12. 7

    7 First comes smiles, then lies. Last is gunfire.

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    Nah i just shoots a five-seven and a PS90 and talks about it then gives a little bit of of load data, it's not that interesting.
     

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