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    Today, 12:23 AM
    The O.P.s question was what do they BUY it for. That was just the beginning of his post his actual question was... A question for you folks who have bought scrap lead from a scrap yard, what prices are you paying? I will also plan on scrapping...
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    Yesterday, 06:40 PM
    This Friday I found another 26 lbs of cww about 2.5 lbs ended up being zinc and about 10 lbs of sheet lead all for $.40 a lb. I forgot to ask what they pay for lead. The guy said they don't get much lead throughout the month.
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    09-22-2021, 08:47 AM
    Most of the big scrap yards I've been to do not sell to the public. I have had more luck at small locations but they usually do get much lead in.
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    09-20-2021, 05:47 PM
    So the last stuff I purchased from a scrap yard was $.50 a lb for scrap lead and $.40 a lb for mixed lead (wheel weights). That was less then a month ago in southern Ca.
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    09-19-2021, 06:00 PM
    I would also not recommend the totes. Over time the lids will break if you stack others on top.
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    09-18-2021, 06:31 PM
    Here are a few more. All are filled and all discontinued. With a big shout out to the member who hooked me up with these and more importantly some published load data for these powders. Thanks X.
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    08-26-2021, 11:25 PM
    Both are Hercules black powder fffg from as early as 1917 or 1914 can't remember at the moment. I think they are now my favorites in my collection. 2nd pic is also Hercules fffg dated 4/47 and over half full. Pyrodex isn't nearly that old but 7 full...
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BP Bronze Point IMR Improved Military Rifle PTD Pointed
BR Bench Rest M Magnum RN Round Nose
BT Boat Tail PL Power-Lokt SP Soft Point
C Compressed Charge PR Primer SPCL Soft Point "Core-Lokt"
HP Hollow Point PSPCL Pointed Soft Point "Core Lokt" C.O.L. Cartridge Overall Length
PSP Pointed Soft Point Spz Spitzer Point SBT Spitzer Boat Tail
LRN Lead Round Nose LWC Lead Wad Cutter LSWC Lead Semi Wad Cutter
GC Gas Check