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How do you clean your Brass?

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Unread 10-10-2010, 10:05 AM
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Re: How do you clean your Brass?

steel wool?? would that not eat some of the case mouth up cause some weak spots?
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    Re: How do you clean your Brass?

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    steel wool?? would that not eat some of the case mouth up cause some weak spots?
    No, you might get a little brass color on the steel wool or scotchbrite but the actual dimension change would be in the hundred thousands or million's of an inch. Put it this way, if you wanted to take that steel wool and steel wool the whole neck away it would take weeks. I would think that a tumbler with abrasive polishing compound would take off more brass

    Scothbrite seems to be more agressive


    and leaves no oily residue like steel wool so the mica does not stick as much


    Many many reloaders use steel wool on brass with no ill effects
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    Re: How do you clean your Brass?

    "Many many reloaders use steel wool on brass with no ill effects"

    sure didn't know that. Learn something new everyday..
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    Re: How do you clean your Brass?

    Ultrasonic clean first with Birchwood Casey brass case cleaner per instructions then tumble to dry and polish, left is ultrasonic'd then tumbled brieflly.

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    Unread 10-12-2010, 01:44 PM
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    Re: How do you clean your Brass?

    only 1 month ago, with ultrasonic from hornady

    I don't know if harden the brass..but, it's very clean

    before that, lyman thumbler. 2 hours
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    Unread 10-12-2010, 07:29 PM
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    Re: How do you clean your Brass?

    I yous to tumble but just order a 6L ULTRASONIC CLEANER. I just got a Bench-Source Annealing Machine so the fun start now.
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    Unread 10-22-2010, 09:23 AM
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    Re: How do you clean your Brass?

    I use stainless tumbling media It works awesome and makes things a lot easier with amazing results. Check em out
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