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Unread 05-18-2010, 06:54 PM
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Green Bullets

How do i keep my bullets from turning green? Plastic bag and a silica packet?
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    Unread 05-20-2010, 07:28 PM
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    Re: Green Bullets

    I think we need more info.say like just how you are storeing them now.

    but if this helps out I try to keep my stuff in a climate controled area.and I have never seen a GREEN bullet before.other than the green tip on my NBT's in 30 cal.
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    Unread 05-20-2010, 08:10 PM
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    Re: Green Bullets

    To keep from turning green you have to shoot more, store less.

    Seriously I've never had any turn green but then again as the previous poster mentioned I keep them stored in a climate control environment (low humidity).
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    Re: Green Bullets

    dangit chas! beat me to it

    I think what your said with a plastic bag with silica would work, they really shouldnt be turning green unless your storing them outside or in a very humid garage.
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    Unread 05-21-2010, 10:00 AM
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    Re: Green Bullets

    "How do i keep my bullets from turning green? "

    Bullets? Or cartridges? Or both?

    Anyway, corrision starts with humidity, store your copper/brass stuff in dry places and all will be well.
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    Unread 05-21-2010, 06:49 PM
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    Re: Green Bullets

    Sounds like a definent humidity problem. But to clean the bullets throw them in your vibrator or tumbler.
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    Unread 05-22-2010, 08:02 AM
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    Re: Green Bullets

    You can knead a little turtle wax into a shop rag and let it dry for a few days.
    Forever you can wipe loaded round bullets with it. It doesn't affect loads using either dry film coated(like moly) or uncoated bullets, because only the exposed bullet nose is being waxed. The bullet bearing remains as load developed.

    For brass, I know of no tricks really. You don't want to leave behind any residue in chambers. I've been hoping someone would come up with a way to more or less anodize our brass to prevent tarnish.
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