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Does 20 year old brass need to be annealed?

 
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Old 07-25-2012, 02:02 PM
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Re: Does 20 year old brass need to be annealed?

What would it hurt to go ahead and anneal it anyway. While I do not have a metallurgical background I have had old brass split some necks on the first firing. I have had good results with the same group or lot of brass after I have annealed it.
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Old 07-26-2012, 01:24 PM
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Re: Does 20 year old brass need to be annealed?

"What would it hurt to go ahead and anneal it anyway."

Nothing, if you do it correctly.
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