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Old 03-20-2012, 11:20 PM   #11
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I'm with bullseye on that one. It seems a little selfish if you have to pay and the. Can't even take your own brass back. The range I use has a box so that if you don't want it, just pick it up and put it in the "donation" box. But this range is also just something set up on crown land so it doesn't really have any set hours either.

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at the range i use there are people waiting to pick up the spent casings they always ask first,but one things for sure they are there everyday.

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Just because my range is bad for them and it's out doors, how's it work on .22 cases?
The website says they make three versions; one for shells, one for centerfire, and one for .22s. I'm going to show the print out to 'HQ' and see what they think.
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A lot of ranges don’t allow the policing of the brass. Once it hits the ground it’s the ranges Property
I wasn't thinking of keeping and sorting the brass. I just want to help clean up the grounds.
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The website says they make three versions; one for shells, one for centerfire, and one for .22s. I'm going to show the print out to 'HQ' and see what they think.
Ooh, I know I could use of for .22s. Me and my girlfriend always shoot close to a box or so when we go to the range. It gets a little stupid trynna pick them up one by one. Haha
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When we shoot out behind the house I spread a 15'x15' tarp out. It takes about 2 shots and you know where to stand and catch all of your brass.
I thought of that. I'm going to see about stashing a tarp at the club someplace.
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don't get me wrong, if you catch the brass yeah keep it but to get it from the ground no, it's a safety thing

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DIfferent ranges, different rules.

Here's one:
People are always allowed, if not required, to pick up their own brass. If it is other people's they may not -- if it is on the ground it is the range's. The busiest range in the country a) had people pick up their brass and often had cleaning "parties" for shooters to police the brass. b) At shift ends (range ran two shifts, day and night) they used broom-handled squeegies to sweep the shells without raising dirt/dust. For ones in the dirt these were done by hand (.22 were usually left) and there were even metal rods with bent ends to insert into cases and pick up without bending over. Cases were "swept" into long handled dust bins and deposited in barrels...

...where the full time janitor, Chuck, would steal most of it and sell it to scrap yards and split the money with his accomplice boss, Mike.

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