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Any suggestions for a brass catcher to use with the XCR?
I'm tired of having to keep an eye on the brass buzzards at the local range. :)
 

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Tell me about it!! They (the infernal brass buzzards) sit back and wait for me to go change targets, then they grab my brass! It's easy to tell where MY brass lands since it ejects out at the 2 o'clock position onto the concrete in front of the benches. Doesn't stop the buzzards from grabbing a few, though. :)
 

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I'd be interested in this too if anyone has had good success with one. Double points if it can also be used on an AR15 with optics mounted.
 

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Learn karate. You can use your foot and your shoe will protect you from burns.
:duh: Sorry I thought this was a humor thread.

I have seen one in a magazine that fits on your wrist. I think this might have been for pistol shooting.
There is a rifle mounted one on www.dillonprecision.com search for brass catcher.
 

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Years back I remember someone at the range using a pvc gizmo with netting installed. He was even able to tale it apart for transportation to/from the range. Must have pissed off the brass bastards. :2cents:
 

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I always take an extra target stand with a target and set it up next to the table I am shooting near. It deflects about 80% of the brass down at my feet. Not sure if it is OK (need to call ROBARM) but I leave my 6.8 shell deflector on when shooting 5.56, the brass goes straight out at 3o'clock instead of forward. It makes finding the brass a little easier (and setting up a barrier to deflect it). My last course of action is to take up the last shooting position on the far right so that all my brass goes into the berm and I can pick it up easily.

I have seen the PVC contraption, seemed to work well for the guy that had it. Google Brass catcher and you will find tons of info.

BTW GR8, do you shoot out at the range in Hobbs state park? I shot out there once this past summer and thought it was pretty nice.
 

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I have this one in the flattop format:

http://www.brownells.com/aspx/NS/st...itle=SEMI-AUTO RIFLE BRASS-SAVR BRASS CATCHER

I contacted 3Bucc and ordered another 5 of the mounts for $17.00 each (not cheap).

I put the mounts on different rifles and then just change the actual catcher out between them.

Altogether with the extra mounts I have about $150 in it, but I catch all my brass now, even .22lr.

The .22lr can be made into .223 bullets with a couple of dies. When I start to reload in the future, I want to never have to buy new brass or at least never have to buy .223 bullets.

The 3Bucc unit is sturdy compared to the el-cheapo units, which BTW I have a cheap Leapers brass catcher which works for non-flattop rifles.
 

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BTW GR8, do you shoot out at the range in Hobbs state park? I shot out there once this past summer and thought it was pretty nice.
Yeah, I go there quite a bit. It's a really nice free public range. They've done some nice improvements out there in the past few years, including fixing the bullet holes in the ceiling of the canopy that covers the benches! :)
 

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I use one from Alexander Arms, with their scout rail.
 

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I use a brass catcher that I purchased from cheaper than dirt.It works quite well,I would say it gets 75 % of all the brass,the rest fall on the table.And you are right about the brass vulture's,I can only walk very slow so by the time I come back from the 200 yard all my spent brass was gone.But this catcher put a stop to that.Mike
 

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I have been trying to get in touch with 3Bucc all week, sent email and left v/ms without a return call or email reply. :(
Need more of the flat top mounts and no one sells them separately. :duh: May have to get someone to make me some aluminum ones.


I have this one in the flattop format:

http://www.brownells.com/aspx/NS/st...itle=SEMI-AUTO RIFLE BRASS-SAVR BRASS CATCHER

I contacted 3Bucc and ordered another 5 of the mounts for .00 each (not cheap).

I put the mounts on different rifles and then just change the actual catcher out between them.

Altogether with the extra mounts I have about 0 in it, but I catch all my brass now, even .22lr.

The .22lr can be made into .223 bullets with a couple of dies. When I start to reload in the future, I want to never have to buy new brass or at least never have to buy .223 bullets.

The 3Bucc unit is sturdy compared to the el-cheapo units, which BTW I have a cheap Leapers brass catcher which works for non-flattop rifles.
 

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I know this is an old thread, but i'm trying to decide between the 3bucc and the mesh brass catcher. I'd like to try the 3bucc, but looking at it, I don't think i could mount it with my eotech 512 sitting just above and forward of the mag well.

Anyone, used either of these with on eotech on their xcr?
 

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I know this is an old thread, but i'm trying to decide between the 3bucc and the mesh brass catcher. I'd like to try the 3bucc, but looking at it, I don't think i could mount it with my eotech 512 sitting just above and forward of the mag well.

Anyone, used either of these with on eotech on their xcr?
I've been using the mesh one as posted by Va Plinker with my 511 EOtech. The EOTech isn't an issue as the velcro attachment goes around the foregrip well forward of where I mount my EOtech. I did need to mold/bend the frame of the brass catcher to make it more oval around the ejection port and bend the frame to move the whole unit further away from the ejection port (at a 45 degree angle). Making the adjustments virtually prevent any stovepipes from the brass bouncing back into the ejection port.

Sometimes the brass doesn't end up in the bag but drops right in front of me where I can retrieve it. I've been able to save all my 6.8 brass since using it so it's served its purpose.
 

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Thanks Carl. Looks like that should fit the bill. I'm still curious to know if anyone has used the 3bucc with an eotech mounted from anyone who has one or has seen one used.
 
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