Brass Weights

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  • All weights are uncleaned fired cases with the primer remaining.
  • Individual case weights were derived using an average of mixed brass weights (except .50 BMG)


Caliber Grains Each Cases Per Pound Pounds Per 1K
.380 Auto 48.30 145.0 6.9
9mm 59.46 117.7 8.5
9mm (nickel) 61.10 114.6 8.7
.38 SPL 68.00 102.8 9.7
.40 S&W 70.10 99.9 10.0
.357 Mag 78.30 89.4 11.2
.45 ACP 89.58 78.1 12.8
.223 95.28 73.5 13.6
.44 Mag 114.38 61.2 16.3
.50 BMG 865.26 8.1 123.5


1 Gallon Freezer Bags
Caliber Pounds Count
9mm 15.6 1836
.40 S&W 12.2 1219
.45 ACP 11.4 890
.223 11.0 809


5 Gallon Bucket
Caliber Count
9mm 8500 - 9000
.40 S&W 7000 - 7500
.45 ACP 3800 - 4000