Long Range Hunting Online Magazine

Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Rifles, Reloading, Optics, Equipment > Reloading

Reloading Berger Bullets


Cleaning brass

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Unread 01-06-2013, 09:30 PM
Silver Member
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Gardendale, AL
Posts: 209
Cleaning brass

I have some nickel brass that I got from someone else. I am pretty sure that he cleaned in an ultrasonic cleaner because it is black, and that is all he has to clean brass with.. I have tried tumbling it with stainless steel pins. The stainless takes off some of the black but it takes tumbling it 4 or 5 times before it starts any noticeable effect. Does anyone know of another way to get the black off and the nickel back to silver?
Impossible is not a word. It is just a reason for not trying.
Reply With Quote

Unread 01-06-2013, 09:49 PM
Platinum Member
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 4,081
Re: Cleaning brass

good old walnut will probably do it.... buzz those suckers a night or two in a tumbler and see. I've had nickel watermark and a couple of hours will take most of it off using walnut. Any chemical staining may be deep enough that it won't come off.
Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:08 PM.

Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
All content ©2010-2015 Long Range Hunting, LLC