What is Once Fired Brass (OFB)? This is brass that has been fired at LEAST one time, it may have been shot once, or 10 times you really don't know.
As the COVID-19 pandemic scare continues, we are still rocking and rolling. Our hours have not changed, but our shipping has slowed down. During the first few weeks of this, we sold almost all our bullet stock as well as all the ammo we had
Most military brass (and some civilian) has a ‘crimp’ added to the primer to keep it in place during extreme conditions and sometimes a sealer is added.
Just added to our website, used (presses, dies, etc) and discontinued items. Check it out and bookmark it as we add to it weekly.
The Nov 2019, Englewood Gun Show had a good attendance and a lot of good vendors. Located at the Englewood Event Center, there was a lot of parking and the parking was free.
Wondering if you should reload your own ammo? Well, if you are, then you should know the advantages and disadvantages of that. Now, the advantages of reloading far outweigh its drawbacks. But still, there are some.
We recently received news that Rainier Ballistics was stopping production. Very sorry to hear this as they had top of the line products and a fine staff.
Over the next month we will be updating our website to add additional information and products.
We have a number of once fired brass casings that are not listed on the website due to being in small quantities, if you are looking for something in particular, give us a call. We are also always looking for more brass, so stop by and drop off a bucket of your good once fired brass for cash.
Grand Opening at our Venice FL location. Feb 16th
Our winners for the December 2018 monthly drawing were selected and were notified by email.
We've completed our move from Englewood to Venice Florida and are up and running again, stop by and say hi.
How do serious shooters increase there accuracy at the range?
We get a few people coming through that want to sell their used equipment or ammo. If you have an interest in buying anything, like presses, dies, etc, let us know and we'll drop you a note when someone wants to sell.
Wishing everyone a safe and happy 4th of July. Store will be closed Wed, and taking phone orders on Thu.
Sales Tax! No one wants to hear it or pay it, but as of last weeks Supreme Court decision, it is here to stay.
X-Treme Bullets and their affiliated companies have submitted for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy.
Using a preset check or dummy round for reloading makes die or trimming setup much easier the next time around.
Just a few days ago (May 10th, 2018), Bill from Etsy’s Marketplace Integrity team, notified us that our bullet (projectile tips) listings were removed due to them being classified as 'Prohibited Items'.
Just because it looks like brass, doesn’t mean it is brass. Next time you are sorting your range brass, don’t skip the magnet check.
Boxer and Berdan primed brass, description contest
Over the last few months, we've received a number of calls, emails and returns based upon a number of factors. As a certified reloading instructor, it appears that this item should be given a light review to ensure new reloaders are aware of the difference.
Due to the large number of spam comments being inserted daily, we have removed this feature until further notice.
Although most of our bullets and shells are used for reloading, several customers use them for decoration, art or jewelry.
Homemade press stand from Home Depot parts.
Using powder coating on lead projectiles is fairly new (it has actually been around a lot longer than people realize but it has really begun to catch on recently. A lot of people who grew up and learned without it seem opposed to it; which is how I felt…at first. After I saw how much trouble it can save you, the additional velocities it allows you to get with lead and how much cleaner my barrel was, I became very, very curious.
When should you Neck Size (NS) versus doing a Full-Length (FL) resize on your brass?
QuickLOAD (sold by Neconos.com and around $152 at the time of this article) is amazing software of epic proportions that can be of great use to people who like to reload their own ammunition (but not limited to that…by far).
Making your own bullet lube is simple, easy and inexpensive. Now, this is not the “end-all, be-all” guide as there are more homemade recipes than you can shake a proverbial “stick” at.
Did you know that the change from percussion muskets and other muzzle loaders to the breechloading rifles of today is thought to have been dramatically moved forward due to a somewhat rare (and now “obscure caliber”) rifle called the “Snider Rifle”?
Amazon, Etsy and Gunbroker reviews are being imported into our main website.
Due to Hurricane Irma we were closed for several days and couldn’t ship.
Brass Tips & Tricks - Modifying 30-06 Brass for 8x57 (8mm/7.92x57mm) Mauser. Do you have an 8mm Mauser rifle and you either can’t find brass at your favorite store or don’t want to pay for expensive newly made ammunition nor want to use the old surplus that might be way “hotter” than your rifle can handle (IE: Turkish Surplus)?
Sometimes when you're done shooting and it wasn't a huge range day or you've got a couple small batches of brass, you'd like to get it cleaned quickly, easily and it's absolutely a bonus if the method is inexpensive. That's what we're covering here...a way to clean up some brass in a simple and easy way that doesn't cost a lot to get setup and has some ancillary benefits as well.
Just received our first shipment of Speer Gold Dot Bullets. We now have most of the more popular calibers in stock.
Started moving into our Englewood, FL retail shop on Monday.
Product Exchange (PX). We have instituted a new program to purchase reloading brass and bullets that customers may no longer need.
10% off on all in stock items from Friday, 30 June 2017 through Wed, 4 July 2017. Use coupon code 4July17. Additionally, all orders with products totaling $50 or more receive Free Shipping.
In remembrance of those fallen, we are offering 10% off on all in stock items from Friday, 26 May 2017 through Monday, 29 May 2017.
May 2017 is a Drawing Month! Each direct purchase (not through Etsy or Gunbroker) from our website during the month of May are automatically entered, each purchase is an automatic entry.
Joey has been with us now for over 12 years and has packed more brass and bullets than any of us combined.
All orders over $50 receive Free Shipping except for non-shippable items (powder, primers, ammo).
Reposting of our old blog entries from old site.
Our newly upgraded website went operational on Wed, 2/1/2017. It was a bumpy road but we think we have most of the kinks worked out of it. Check the news post for additional details.
We now stock all copper bullets for those in California and other places where studies indicating that potentially toxic lead fragments disperse up to 18 inches from the impacted area.
In honor of the 2nd Amendment, we are offering 10% off on all sales December 15th.
December 15th is 2nd Amendment Day. The purpose of this day is to raise awareness and support for our fundamental right to keep and bear arms, which is codified in the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution, and was ratified on December 15, 1791.
Starline 357 Magnum Brass For Sale with 20% OFF. Free Shipping on orders over $50.
50 S&W Magnum Starline Brass is now in stock! 50 S&W Brass for sale now from USRS. Starline brass bulk packaged, 50pk
Short topic on jacked or plated bullets, many don't know the difference.
On Sat, August 7th, 2016, we attended the Tampa Gun Show. Although it was not as big as many we have been to (compared to LV, PHX, etc), it still had a good number of vendors and tradesmen.
Thanks to you and the results of our latest survey, USRS is now dedicated to helping the environment. So if some of your packages seem light, it’s only because we’re not using as much packaging material or unnecessary boxing.
We're always pleased when the ABF freight truck pulls in with a new load of Rainier bullets for reloading.
Press service released our info on Amazon halting brass sales.
On March 12th, 2016, Amazon quietly changed their Restricted Products list and as such Amazon discontinues brass sales.
Volume Density Measure for gunpowder is a common Lee dipper measurement. However, it must be converted to grain weight to use with standard reloading data.
41 Magnum Starline brass now in stock and ready to ship.
Berry's Bullets Now In-Stock. We've had several customers request we carry Berry Bullets, so we laid in a small line of their plated bullets.
Rainier 50 Caliber 335 grain Bullets In Stock
We just received our first order of Frontier bullets (Frontier Metal Processing).
223 Once Fired Brass In Stock
We are now a Barnes Bullets Dealer Just received a shipment of their XPB Hunting bullets and will be putting them on the website in the next day or so.