Hornady enters 50 BMG brass business

Discussion in 'Extreme Long Range Hunting & Shooting (ELR)' started by ELR Researcher, Nov 4, 2013.

  1. ELR Researcher

    ELR Researcher Well-Known Member

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  2. joe0121

    joe0121 Well-Known Member

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    5 bucks/case seems about on par.
     

  3. ELR Researcher

    ELR Researcher Well-Known Member

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    Actually, it is well on the high side. The best rated 50 BMG brass (RWS) is available, and in stock, at $4.35 each - TenX Bullets: RWS components and ammunition

    Unless you are an FCSA (Fifty Caliber Shooters Association) member, you probably don't know about them. Currently, as best I know, they are the only supplier in the US.

    The majority of 50 BMG shooters buy brass that's once fired, USGI surplus, at 60 cents each, or less (see Pat's Reloading - Prices). Only match shooters ever concern themselves with new, match brass offerings. Thankfully, at least the good stuff is available for those who are willing to pay the tab.
     
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    I loved RWS brass in my winmag. the only way I could ever get it was to buy RWS ammo.


    I never looked at buying USCGI .50 brass.
     
  5. Canadian Bushman

    Canadian Bushman Well-Known Member

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    I would weight and volume match surplus cases before i tried the hornady. $5/case seems like it would destroy my wallet in no time.
     
  6. lazylabs

    lazylabs Well-Known Member

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    The unfired win brass is still around $2 a piece, not sure the hornaday would be worth more than twice that.