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Neck prep question

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Old 09-12-2013, 09:26 AM
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Neck prep question

When you reload do you clean the inside of your necks and then dry lub? What do you do to your cases each time you reload them...........??
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Old 09-12-2013, 10:44 AM
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Re: Neck prep question

I like the carbon layer in my necks, as it provides for consistent seating forces and there is no downside to it.

When I get back from the range, I hand deprime cases, scrape the carbon out of pockets with a twist of a pocket tool, & wipe the neck outsides with a rag of 'carbon killer'.
The cases are dropped into a vibratory cleaner with a semi-coarse media & run for an hour.
Then I pour the cases into a media sieve and knock any granules out of flash holes with the handle of a small screwdriver.
Now they're ready for sizing/reloading.
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