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.223 REM / 5.56x45 NATO

.223/5.56x45 Rifle Brass

 

This is the various selections of all .223/5.56 Once Fired Range brass we have to offer in a variety of quantities and grades.  Once Fired .223 Commercial only, 5.56 Lake City, 5.56 Mixes Head-Stamp, Nickel Plated .223/5.56 inventories updated as sorted.

New to .223/5.56 reloading?  Check out these small facts that could help determine what type of brass you need:

There are a few things to know about .223 brass but all variations are desirable in their own right.  NOTE: Specifications may very by manufacturer, please do your own research on your rifle prior to reloading.

The differences between .223 brass and 5.56x45 (specifically NATO mil-spec) brass is a variation in the thickness of the brass wall as well as the throat length (Leade) of the casing to compensate for higher pressure loads.  The 5.56 will have a longer leade than its .223 REM comparable and this is reflected in how both 5.56 and .223 rifles are chambered.  Note: 5.56 rounds can only be chambered in rifles designed to shoot 5.56x45 casings.  .223 REM ammunition can also be fired through a 5.56 rifle, the small extra space created from the 5.56 Leade chamber will cause a very slight loss in pressure but is not dangerous to fire.

Attention should be given to the type of casings you are reloading.  Each .223 REM and 5.56x45/Nato Military casing has specific reload data for each type of round.  Please check your the specifics of your rifle and make sure you are loading and firing under the correct reloading specs as to not damage your rifle.

You will also encounter a larger percentage of crimped primers in 5.56 rifle casings, typical among military rounds.  This does not guarantee all commercial .223 rounds will not have a crimped primer pocked but the likelihood is far less compared to ordering mixed .223/5.56 casings or 5.56/military casings.  All crimped primers must be swaged prior to seating a new primer.  *Swaging is a process that flattens out crimped primers so a new primer can be seated.  Various manufacturers sell both swaging bench punches as well as swagger dies for this purpose.

Please Contact Us with any additional questions.  Those unfamiliar with loading rifle casings should educate themselves on all safe reloading methods prior to reloading to avoid possible injury or damaged equipment.

Products

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.223/5.56 100+
 
.223/5.56 500+
 
.223/5.56 2000+
.223/5.56 100+
 
.223/5.56 500+
 
.223/5.56 2000+
Our Price:$9.00
Market price: $10.00, save 10%

Mixed Commercial and Military Head-Stamps All Yellow Brass

*Optional Tumble Polish Available* 

 
Our Price:$43.75
Market price: $45.00, save 3%

Mixed Commercial and Military Head-Stamps All Yellow Brass

*Optional Tumble Polish Available* 

 
Our Price:$170.00
Market price: $175.00, save 3%

Mixed Commercial and Military Head-Stamps All Yellow Brass

*Optional Tumble Polish Available* 

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.223/5.56 6000+
 
.223/5.56 10000+
 
5.56 NATO 100+
.223/5.56 6000+
 
.223/5.56 10000+
 
5.56 NATO 100+
Our Price:$495.00
Market price: $510.00, save 3%

Mixed Commercial and Military Head-Stamps All Yellow Brass

*Optional Tumble Polish Available* 

 
Our Price:$775.00
Market price: $825.00, save 6%

Mixed Commercial and Military Head-Stamps All Yellow Brass

*Optional Tumble Polish Available* 

 
Our Price:$12.00

GRADE 1 BRASS

92% Lake City HS

*Optional Tumble Polish Available* 

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5.56 NATO 500+
 
5.56 LAKE CITY 100+
 
.223 REM Commercial Nickel - 100+
5.56 NATO 500+
 
5.56 LAKE CITY 100+
 
.223 REM Commercial Nickel - 100+
Our Price:$55.00

GRADE 1 BRASS

92% LC HS 8% mixed HS

*Optional Tumble Polish Available* 

 
Our Price:$15.00

GRADE 1 BRASS

Lake City Brass - All Yellow Brass Casings

*Optional Tumble Polish Available* 

 
Our Price:$20.00

All Nickel Plated Casings

*Optional Tumble Polish Available*

Qty (from 1 to 7)
 
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5.56 NATO Nickel - 100+
 
5.56 Lake City NICKEL - 100+
 
5.56 NATO Processed Brass - 100+
5.56 NATO Nickel - 100+
 
5.56 Lake City NICKEL - 100+
 
5.56 NATO Processed Brass - 100+
Our Price:$20.00

GRADE 1 BRASS

All Nickel Plated Casings

*Optional Tumble Polish Available*

 
Our Price:$20.00

GRADE 1 BRASS

All Nickel Plated Casings

*Optional Tumble Polish Available*

 
Our Price:$22.00

Resized, Deprimed,Trimmed, and Polished.

Length: 1.75' (+-.01)

Headstamp: Mixed Military Head-Stamps

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.223/5.56 LAKE CITY Processed - 100+
 
.223/5.56 55 Gal. 40,000+
.223/5.56 LAKE CITY Processed - 100+
 
.223/5.56 55 Gal. 40,000+
Our Price:$25.00

Resized, Deprimed,Trimmed, and Polished.

Length: 1.75' (+-.01)

Headstamp: Lake City Mixed Years

 
Our Price:$3000.00

.223 fired brass (roughly 35% commerical and 65% military HS), approximately 40,000 casings.

 

55 Gallon drums are shipped by a carrier of the buyer's choice (price shown does not include shipping). Deeper Discount for multiple drum orders may apply.

 

*NOTE*  SALE PRICE DETERMINES SUBTOTAL PRIOR TO SHIPPING COSTS.  THE BUYER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ARRANGING AND PAYMENT OF FREIGHT FOR SHIPMENT. 

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