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Hi all - I just found this handy little thing in the IDPA Tactical Journal as an ad and thought it might be useful for matches and sport shooters alike. It also looks like they have some cool portable stand products as well.

 

Brass Wizard by Uniquetek.com

 

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From their site:

The Brass Wizard™ is designed to make gathering your spent cartridge cases efficient and easy ... as well as saving your back in the process. The Brass Wizard™ quickly picks up most centerfire metallic pistol and rifle cases, and shot hulls. I've even used it to pick up .50 BMG brass!

 

Just roll the Brass Wizard™ over the cases and they pop into the basket! It picks up brass from sand, dirt, grass and hard surfaces. It will hold about 25 to 35 pistol cases before needing to be emptied.

 

The Brass Wizard will pick up:

Pistol Brass: .380 Auto, 9mm, .38/.357, 40 S&W, .45 ACP, 45 Colt, and up!

Rifle Brass: .223, .308, 30-06, 45-70, etc.

Shotgun Hulls: .410 bore through 12 GA.*

50 BMG: Yes, even 50 BMG and other large bore rifle brass.*

* If you want to pick up only shot hulls or 50 BMG, and exclude pistol brass, see the Brass Wizard II™ below.

 

Features

Will not damage the brass cartridge cases or shot hulls

Eliminates bending over

Eliminates handling of dirty brass

 

Minimizes pick up of dirt, stones and debris

 

Thought someone might find value from it.

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It only works on fairly hard surfaces. Nice for indoor ranges, a waste of time outdoors if you shoot on grass/sand/gravel.

 

I've seen people using them at matches in the conditions you mention. I'm going to pay closer attention next time to see if they are really working.

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It only works on fairly hard surfaces. Nice for indoor ranges, a waste of time outdoors if you shoot on grass/sand/gravel.

 

If you're on fairly short or matted grass, it's actually not terrible. Col Mortimer was using one at the last Shongum match and it seemed to work fine. I plan to use mine there from now on. But you're right about sand and gravel, it just won't work.

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I want one. Not that I reload, but some of the outdoor ranges I've been to are LITTERED with brass, some of which appears aged. Collect enough of it, and I may be able to buy some more ammo with the scrap XD.

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Hell I never tried one on a nicely manicured lawn so if it works, then great. We've tried them at both CJ and OB and we were disappointed with the results, on the other hand we use them the OB indoor matches and there it shines. It isn't a bad technology, it just not the answer for everything.

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I want one. Not that I reload, but some of the outdoor ranges I've been to are LITTERED with brass, some of which appears aged. Collect enough of it, and I may be able to buy some more ammo with the scrap XD.

 

don't scrap it unless you know it's either no good, or not re-loadable. People who reload will take it and toss you a few bucks, it's worth more to a reloader than a scrap yard and you will wind up with a few more bucks that way also..

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WHOA!!!!!!! low blow Harry, how many other posts am i being bashed it. Ouch! Btw i just ordered a press and I don't want you to have my brass. i'm rolling another tarp over your tarp.

 

Good, I was trying to figure out a way to separate that aluminum junk you bring to matches so I don't have to pick it out 1 by 1. Good thinkin'

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Good, I was trying to figure out a way to separate that aluminum junk you bring to matches so I don't have to pick it out 1 by 1. Good thinkin'

 

I was going to go there but I already had 1 Low Blow and figured I'd let someone else field that one..

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I need to find a new squad

 

And change your clothes before you come to shoot, we smell the tacos/barritos 100ft away.................. ;)

 

I gotta shoot my 9mm more often so you guys can have my steel-cased Tulo junk mixed-in with your nice brass casings! I think I have .45 ACP in aluminum also! :)

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And change your clothes before you come to shoot, we smell the tacos/barritos 100ft away.................. ;)

 

I gotta shoot my 9mm more often so you guys can have my steel-cased Tulo junk mixed-in with your nice brass casings! I think I have .45 ACP in aluminum also! :)

 

DAMN that's low

 

 

 

 

 

Love you Elvis.

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Same here Elvis, don't you just feel the love...........

 

I just want to beat you fair and square with the carbines one day. No equipment failures for you or Jon next time. I now know how my guns works (thanks Ray Ray) so I can give you guys a run for your money!

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holy shit, i think that is borderline racist!, fugg the squad I need a new forum. I know how sensitive you old men are so i try to keep quiet but if you want to open this box then don't fear the demons.

 

and Qel save em if you ever plan to reload or want to send them to me. Also if u have enough I'm pretty sure some haters on this forum will buy em off of you.

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