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Old 01-16-2008, 07:04 PM
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primer pockets

What methods do you guys use to clean out the primer pockets? Also how much attention or preperation do you guys give to the flash hole?
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Old 01-16-2008, 07:18 PM
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Uniform and then just use a primer pocket cleaning tool to scrape the carbon off thereafter.

If need be, flash holes are deburred.
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Old 01-16-2008, 09:42 PM
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I have a RCBS case prep center and go through the motions on every case every time I load. I use a primer pocket uniformer and a inside flash hole deburer. I also use a VLD deburer for the neck and trim to length almost every time I load (it only takes a few more seconds per case). I think the primer pocket is a fairly important step in case preperation.
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Old 01-17-2008, 01:05 PM
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I neck size, trim, debur, and then uniform the flash hole. Then I toss brass in tumbler and let the media clean up the flash holes. This last time after about 3hrs. they still weren't clean, I got impatient and did it the old fashinon way. I know i'm gonna catch hell here and i guess i should punch pimmers tumble then do all the other stuff.
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Old 01-17-2008, 04:07 PM
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I shoot,tumble,deprime,resize,clean primer pockets,trim cases,tumble again,load, it takes a little while to do but I usually load 100 at a time so its really not that bad.
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Old 02-13-2008, 11:43 AM
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I use the primer pocket uniformer not only to square up the pocket but for all future cleaning. I don't use the wire brush cleaning device as it scratches the brass on the base of the cartridge.

Flash holes are only attended to once...in the beginning.

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Old 02-13-2008, 09:26 PM
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Flashhole and primer pockets a plus in doing your brass
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