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Author Topic: How many pieces of 9mm Brass in a 5 gallon bucket?  (Read 599 times)

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How many pieces of 9mm Brass in a 5 gallon bucket?
« on: June 17, 2017, 04:26:13 PM »

Does anyone here have an idea of how many pieces of 9mm brass it takes to fill a 5 gallon bucket?


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Re: How many pieces of 9mm Brass in a 5 gallon bucket?
« Reply #1 on: June 17, 2017, 04:28:46 PM »
Do I win a prize for guessing closest? I'd say 6,000-7,000

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Re: How many pieces of 9mm Brass in a 5 gallon bucket?
« Reply #2 on: June 17, 2017, 04:36:16 PM »
Sorry, no Prize.   Just wondering.  Been saving my brass for the day I start reloading.  The bucket is almost full.
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Re: How many pieces of 9mm Brass in a 5 gallon bucket?
« Reply #3 on: June 17, 2017, 04:56:20 PM »
About 300 .45 acp worth, and 100 10mm worth.


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Re: How many pieces of 9mm Brass in a 5 gallon bucket?
« Reply #4 on: June 17, 2017, 05:34:43 PM »
A few thousand, I'd guess. Take 50 pieces, weigh them and calculate.
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Re: How many pieces of 9mm Brass in a 5 gallon bucket?
« Reply #5 on: June 17, 2017, 06:44:12 PM »
Approximately 400 9mm cases fit in a 1 quart yoghurt container.  Therefore, and estimate for a 5 gallon bucket would be 5 x 4 x 400 or in the neighborhood of 8000.

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Re: How many pieces of 9mm Brass in a 5 gallon bucket?
« Reply #6 on: June 17, 2017, 07:44:09 PM »
8K sound about right, just had 5K in a bucket and it was a little over half filled.


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Re: How many pieces of 9mm Brass in a 5 gallon bucket?
« Reply #7 on: June 17, 2017, 10:21:19 PM »
I'm calling bullshit unless you post a vid of you counting them 1 by 1

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Re: How many pieces of 9mm Brass in a 5 gallon bucket?
« Reply #8 on: June 17, 2017, 10:47:45 PM »
I've got a parts scale, 8K is about right  :eng101:

You are more than welcome to hand count them if you don't trust me  :evil:
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Re: How many pieces of 9mm Brass in a 5 gallon bucket?
« Reply #9 on: June 18, 2017, 12:28:25 AM »
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I've got a parts scale, 8K is about right  :eng101:

You are more than welcome to hand count them if you don't trust me  :evil:

I trust you jackson   :beer:
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Re: How many pieces of 9mm Brass in a 5 gallon bucket?
« Reply #10 on: June 18, 2017, 01:41:48 AM »
8,331 did i win, if so what did i win, if i did not win yet put my count in so maybe i can win........ :banana:
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