Re: Impact of ultrasonic cleaning on consistency
I use an ultrasonic cleaner....
Have only done very limited amount of testing. But you'd have to say that anything you do to make the internal area of the cartridge more consistant will only provide better results downrange.
But that being said, there is no way on the planet your going to make say a LC72 5.56 NATO cartridge have the same internal area that a Winchester 223Rem cartridge has. I still weight sort my brass, keep different lots seperated, and get pretty anal about a few other things at the handloading bench.... As like you, I don't shoot a thousand rounds at a practice session, so the extra work at the bench is no big deal.
My ultrasonic cleaned cartridges have shot better then my just plain ole tumbled stuff...............YMMV
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