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How do you clean your Brass?

 
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Old 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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Old 10-10-2010, 12:08 PM
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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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Old 10-11-2010, 05:06 PM
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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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Old 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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Old 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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Old 10-22-2010, 09:23 AM
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Re: How do you clean your Brass?

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