AR15.Com Archives
 CBC Headstamp?
Aggie_Gunner  [Team Member]
5/19/2008 11:23:10 AM
Does anyone know who manufactures CBC headstamped .223?

Is the brass any good?

Found a bunch at the range yesterday...

TIA,

- AG
Corporal_Chaos  [Team Member]
5/19/2008 12:00:00 PM
CBC is Mag Tech. I've got a bunch of it, but have not loaded any so far.
rn22723  [Team Member]
5/19/2008 2:38:59 PM
The handgun brass is great stuff, so should be good in 223!
AeroE  [Moderator]
5/19/2008 3:28:39 PM
CBC - Companhia Brasileira de Cartuchos; Brazilian ammunition

I have a can full of .45 ACP. I can't find anything wrong with this brass.
ShakenNotStirred  [Team Member]
5/19/2008 4:37:33 PM

Originally Posted By AeroE:
CBC - Companhia Brasileira de Cartuchos; Brazilian ammunition

I have a can full of .45 ACP. I can't find anything wrong with this brass.


+1. I've loaded a ton of it in 45 and it's nice brass.
Aggie_Gunner  [Team Member]
5/19/2008 5:02:54 PM
Thanks guys... I'll give it a shot and report back.
offroader333  [Member]
5/19/2008 7:21:14 PM
i've loaded 9mm w/ cbc brass, had a little more coke bottle shape than usual for me, but they work fine.
mikeyonthemadone  [Member]
5/19/2008 10:31:38 PM
.223 brass works great for me. I use it for tracer plinking loads in the winter though, so hotter may change the results I have had.



Mikey
Skg_Mre_Lght  [Team Member]
5/19/2008 10:52:23 PM
Yup....I asked the same question about a month ago, and have about 500 loads tof .223 CBC brass. They are on their 3 firing without a hitch.
ireload  [Member]
5/20/2008 2:20:59 AM

Originally Posted By Skg_Mre_Lght:
Yup....I asked the same question about a month ago, and have about 500 loads tof .223 CBC brass. They are on their 3 firing without a hitch.



This is good to know I've accuired about 200 pieces of their .223 brass for free. Looks like time to load them.
norseman1  [Team Member]
5/20/2008 10:37:35 AM
For straight wall handgun, its fine. You MAY need to trim the brass ... check to make sure your cylinder can chamber it if in doubt. (or use a quick case gauge)

For rifle, I always trim once fired after full length resizing.

Their 223 is just as good as PMC, IMHO.