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45 ACP Unprocessed Pistol Brass


.45 ACP Pistol Brass

  • Headstamps Are Mixed
  • Unprocessed
  • Large and Small Primers
  • 100% Brass Casings
  • 1,000+ Casings
Our Price: $83.50

Quantity in Stock:61
Availability:: Usually Ships in 5 to 7 Business Days
Product Code: RUPB45ACP-Q1000

When it comes to the world of shooting, there’s nothing more iconic than the infamous Colt M1911. Developed in 1904 and 1905 by John Browning, the .45 ACP was designed to be the semi-auto version of the .45 caliber. It was actually the U.S. Military that originally requested an updated round. General John Thompson was quoted as saying that he wanted a “real man stopper” pistol. This was after the ineffectiveness of the .38 in the Philippine-American War.

John Browning, working for the weapons manufacturer Colt, was the mastermind, but the .45 caliber wasn’t his first option. In fact, he had been working on a .41 caliber before the military decided, after testing several caliber sizes, that the .45 was the proper size. It started out being developed with a 200 grain bullet that was able to reach a velocity of 900 feet per second.

However, after more intense testing, the round was adapted to use a 230-grain bullet and go on to become known as the .45 ACP. Though the round is still extremely popular, and used by many agencies around the world, many are still switching to the 9mm strictly based on cost and the amount of rounds available in the gun.

Each box contains 1000 once fired brass shell casings. Headstamps are mixed. This is unprocessed brass sourced from commercial shooting ranges.

It is recommended that all brass be inspected prior to being reloaded and fired.

Average Rating: Average Rating: 4 of 5 4 of 5 Total Reviews: 15 Write a review »

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Great Purchase August 23, 2021
Reviewer: Keith from KCMO  
Definitely an accurate account of the mixing small and large primers.   Maybe 30% small primers in my batch.  I can definitely use those when I don't have any more large primers.   Only had to toss about 6, once I sorted threw all the cartridges.   A+ Capital Cartridge, 1000+ cases as promised.  For the other reviews below with small primer case blues, please find someone who would reload and shoot those all year long, like me.  CHEERS!

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
3 of 5 45 ACP Brass mix February 10, 2021
Reviewer: Mike from Tennessee  
I rolled the dice and lost on the small/ large mix.  My batch was close to 60% small pocket and a few mixed in 9mm.  In my 40 year history of reloading 45 Ive never seen this many small pocket brass.  These are pretty much throw away for me.  I may load some to loose shooting in the woods.  Its not Capital's fault they said mixed and it is.  Brass themselves cleaned up well with few culls from the useable pile after a few hours in the tumbler.  They are pretty grimy out of the bag.  Shipping arrived in a week with no issue there.

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
4 of 5 As advertised February 10, 2021
Reviewer: Pat from Cincinnati, OH  
I bought two, 1,000 bags of mixed stamp .45 ACP brass.  The first bag had 1,049 casings with 66% large primer and only three unusable casings (deep stovepipes). The second bag had 1,048 casings with 71% large primer and two unusable casings (.45 colt).  I don’t have the change parts for small primers on my Dillon XL650; however, I’ll hold onto the small primer casings for future use.  Net, there should be no surprise regarding large/small primer casings because Capital says that directly in their write-up.  Overall still a good deal and I’ll be a repeat customer going forward.

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  1 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
Reviewer: Rob from Jacksonville, NC  
Same disappointment with the percentage of small and large primer pockets for my .45 ACP brass.  I ordered 1000 and have 420 (ish-42%) small primer pocket brass.  I had four .9 mm cases too, no issue there.  I did not count total brass but I'm pretty confident it is over 1000 cases so that's good.  Shipping was fine.  Got my brass in 4 days.  But my reality is I paid $92.50 after shipping for 580 (ish) cases.  

I wish you all could figure out how to separate the small from the large.  Especially now, with all the a**holes gouging...no raping customers for primers.  I can't/won't pay $650 for 1000 primers of any size when I paid $30-$35 not even a year ago for the same stinking things.  So I can't reload any small primer .45 ACP cases.  Wish you all could figure out how to separate the small from the large.

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  2 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
3 of 5 Accurate description on mixed December 29, 2020
Reviewer: John McCoy from Sulphur Louisiana  
Accurate description on mixed large and small primer brass. Before I purchased I had read reviews saying 10 to 15% small primers. I made the order and when I received the brass I began to separate the small primer brass from the large primer brass. I ended up with about 55% large primer brass and 45% small primer brass and one of the small primer was actually a 40 cal. Not 45 acp. No biggie just wanted people to know there's no guarantee that you will end up with mostly large primer brass. The description is accurate, mixed.

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