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Cleaning loaded cases

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Unread 09-23-2012, 04:49 AM
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Re: Cleaning loaded cases

If a loaded cartridge primer is struck hard enough, yer in big do-do. Clean them by hand with any solvent mentioned above. Or use 0000 steel wool. Sinclair sells something called "Crazy cloth" that benchrest shooters use.
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    Unread 09-23-2012, 01:26 PM
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    Re: Cleaning loaded cases

    loaded ammo say 50-100 rounds cooking of in your loading room
    or garage.what would you tell the insurance company and the fire dept.
    to risky for me.
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    Re: Cleaning loaded cases

    Solvent by all means
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    Re: Cleaning loaded cases

    solvent on a terry cloth rag, open air, and be careful!
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    Unread 09-25-2012, 09:15 PM
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    Re: Cleaning loaded cases

    I clean my cases in vibrating case cleaner after sizing. Then after loading I put on Yellow jersey gloves from hardware store and wipe them off, makes gloves Green where rubbed then into box with out a finger touching them & they are bright & shiny no finger prints.
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    Re: Cleaning loaded cases

    I too use a 550 for my AR loads, and just a guick wipe before they go into the ammo box works for me. I don't get too agressive as I load moly bullets.
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    Re: Cleaning loaded cases

    I have a tumbler and vibrator type of cleaner, not impressed with either. I use a Lee zip trim and a green scotch pad to clean my cases. Takes about 5 seconds for each case. This may be a good idea for your loaded cases.
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