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Old 10-02-2012, 04:44 PM
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Now im not argueing but when the powder is on the truck for shipment surely able to 'sloshes' around the keg.
Wow thats the worstest grammer me ever hear.
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Wow thats the worstest grammer me ever hear.
When you are 13, it's xcuseable......

I read with interest and restrained humor.....

I don't post much anymore but tumbling loaded amunition is just plain stupid for many reasons which I will not waste the time going into the detail. In short not safe, ruins concentricity if you had any, breaks down the powder coatings which destroys the burn rate and give very inconsistent pressures which as we all know does ?????? Of all of the hair brained ideas people have posted this is one of the top 5 lol.

I's dure like to know how it ruins concentricity? Maybe throwing against a wall does, certainly not tumbling.....

Far as breaking down propellant, I never knew it was coated with anything (learned something here)....and I guess it's been breaking down since it left the factory (in Hogdon's and Vitavouri's case, bouncing around in an overseas container for a month, slammed by UPS personnel in transit and probably slam dunked by warehouse people too.....

I don't have much hair anymore and what I do have, I shave off. I'm a skin headed old man and proud of it.

lol to you or at you......
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When you are 13, it's xcuseable......
Actually 14 now.
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Old 10-03-2012, 05:24 PM
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Yeah it's like magic..."POOOOF" you have no fingers!
Oh man, if I looked down and saw my hand looking like that I would faint.

As for cleaning after sizing, I wipe them down then put them in the vibrating tumble to pretty them up.
I have never cleaned live ammo in a vibrating tumble, not worth it to me, a rag and some sort of solvent is what I do.
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At a hundred rounds per load, I've been cleaning and boxing for 2 days now. No issues whatsoever.

Never had an issue either.
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Re: Cleaning loaded cases

i think i may do an experiment. Take a reduced load in my 7mm-08 with H4895 (which hodgdon says is a safe load) then tumble two of them for an hour, two for two hours, and two with no tumbling at all and compare the velocities.

Keep in mind this reduced load fills about 50-60% of the case.
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Old 10-03-2012, 11:05 PM
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Re: Cleaning loaded cases

Riley...

I see you increased your age.....

When you get to be my age, you wish for a decrease....

My loads (223 wise) are about that volume (in case) as well. In my case H335 or H322.

I have to keep checking the tumbler in the shop to insure it hasn't self destructed, blown itself up or mysteriously detonated the rounds in the bowl....

It hasn't.

I have 400 rounds left to do BTW. I've done 600 in 100 round batches.

When these are done, I'll start another 1000 round run.

You can tell I like to shoot 223's.

I believe this winter I'll load a couple thousand 308's as well.

I'm 'stocking up' in case things get bad again.
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