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Brass

An alloy of copper and zinc. It has low friction and so is used in manufactured products such as gears and valves. It is also used in musical instruments.. It may be traded as a commodity on exchanges such as the London Metal Exchange.
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It was a real revelation to learn that high brass shells had low bases and low brass shells high bases.
have been described in the three volumes of Sabine Klaus's Trumpets and Other High Brass: A History Inspired by the Joe R.
Inside the building, performers will include the Seven Hills Charter School Show Choir, Burncoat High Brass Ensemble, and Jazz Summit from the Joy of Music Program.
However, with the advent of all-plastic shells, the brass head is largely decorative, but hunters and shooters insist it be there, and ammo companies cater to the tradition, still using high brass for heavy loads and low brass for lighter ones.
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I closed my eyes and imagined it was you, again, in this room with its two white wardrobes, paintings, old sofa, high brass bed, the sound of the river through the open window, the cold breeze playing on my back.
The office of the Mayor started sending out invitations this week with council and management high brass indicated to speak at the official celebrations.
5 shot to its 28-gauge Super-X High Brass line, while Fiocchi has added the 28-gauge to its premium Golden Pheasant line with 7/8-ounce of nickel-plated No.
In addition, I broke out a box of Winchester's High Brass shells that pushed 1 1/4 ounces of No.
These guns fail to function flawlessly with the Argentine 2 3/4" shells, even the high brass Fiocchi loads that are made in Argentina.