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.45 ACP Pistol Brass - Nickel Finish

45 ACP Unrocessed Pistol Brass - Nickel Finish


.45 AUTO Pistol Brass

  • Headstamps are Mixed
  • Unprocessed
  • Large and Small Primers
  • 100% Nickel Casings
  • 1000+ Casings
Our Price: $91.00

Quantity in Stock:52
Availability:: Usually Ships in 5 to 7 Business Days
Product Code: RUPBN45ACP-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 filled with 200 grains of powder behind a 13-gram bullet. This round reached a velocity of 900 feet per second.

In response to this, the FBI commissioned S&W to develop a round that could surpass the effectiveness of their .38 special, which was their standard carry weapon. The FBI wanted their new round to have increased stopping power but still have low recoil for more accurate consistent firing. The first round created was the 10mm, but it had more recoil and required a bigger gun than the FBI want. The two companies, after several rounds of testing, created the .40 caliber intended to be used by Law Enforcement agencies, though many, today, are moving to the 9mm. However, after more intense testing, the round was adapted to have 230 grain powder with a 14.9-gram bullet. This is the round that became 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.

WARNING – This product can expose you to chemicals including lead and lead compounds, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.
For more information go to www. P65Warnings.ca.gov and see
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Average Rating: Average Rating: 4.5 of 5 4.5 of 5 Total Reviews: 5 Write a review »

  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
3 of 5 Mostly small pistol. December 28, 2020
Reviewer: Brandon from CO  
The lot I received was over 90% Speer +P small pistol primer.

Other than that, the brass cleaned up nice, and I only had to cull three pieces, so overall, a great product if you are willing to possibly have to work with small primers.

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Not mixed headstamp. September 19, 2020
Reviewer: John V from Chattanooga  
What I received are 100% Speer. About 5% small primer. Of the large primer nearly every case was stamped +P. I had 2 large primer non +P cases. After tumbling(6+ hours), deprime/size and then tumbling again(12+ hours) I found less than a dozen that were questionable that I won't use. I don't mind having some small primer 45's. It's always a good thing to have options if primers become hard to find(like right now). I prefer large but with the small you can use both small pistol and small rifle primers if need be. This is the third bag of 1000 45's I've ordered and I've been satisfied with them all.

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 45 a piece nickel are great! August 20, 2020
Reviewer: Knute from Oregun  
Ordered four 1,000 round bags of nickel 45acp, and three had only a handful of small pocket primers.  The final bag had about 2/3 small pocket so I checked in with them and they very professionally and courteously reminded that small pocket primers do come with the mix per their description.  They helpfully offered to replace free of charge, the ones I couldn’t use.  Excellent staff and customer service!

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  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Large to small primer ratio May 24, 2020
Reviewer: Todd from Colorado  
Sorted through my recent order of .45 acp brass and found that only 50 out of a thousand had the small primers. I found that to be an acceptale ratio. I also enjoy the fast shipping everytime.

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  2 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Great customer service February 13, 2020
Reviewer: Phillip from Colorado  
45 acp. 982 45 acp (2 40 cal) (1 45gap) (1 10mm) (1 44 mag) for a total of 987. I gave them a call and they are taking care of it Great customer service. WILL ORDER AGAIN

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