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Unread 05-10-2009, 01:05 AM
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tumbling loaded ammo

Can loaded ammo be tumbled in corn media for cleaning up old oxidized ammo ? Wondered if ther is a danger factor, or altering rifle powder properties inside the case.
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    Re: tumbling loaded ammo

    I've read that it will change the powder burn rate . Jim
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    Re: tumbling loaded ammo

    I don't think it will change the powder burn rate; no different than shaking a half full can of powder. But it doesn't take an oxymoron to see the danger - point of bullet strikes primer, or side of a rim strikes primer. Is it worth the chance? Don't do it.
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    Re: tumbling loaded ammo

    here is a link . Jim

    Why You Should NOT Tumble Loaded Ammunition AccurateShooter.com Bulletin
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    Re: tumbling loaded ammo

    Gene,
    I assumed there was a danger factor, ergo the question.
    Thanks for your post.
    Had read somewhere that someone had done it, and something just didn't seem right about that, so wanted to ask what others knew about it.
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    Re: tumbling loaded ammo

    jimbires,
    Good link. Answers my questions.
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    Re: tumbling loaded ammo

    Following their reasoning, I'm assuming ammunition should not be shipped by truck either, since the vibration of the truck driving down the road will cause the powder to deteriorate. This would also hold true for gunpowder. The whole industry is unsafe!
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