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scratch on die??????????

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Unread 09-21-2007, 11:09 PM
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scratch on die??????????

whats can i do to polish the inside of a sizing die. it has some kind of little scratch that it is leaving on my cases
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    Unread 09-24-2007, 07:27 AM
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    Jeff,
    Get some of the green 3M Scotchbrite scrubbing pads from your local grocery or dollar store. Cut off a piece about 1" X 1 1/2" - depends on die size. Slit the end of a short piece of appropriately-sized wood dowel, or wrap it on a brass brush, and use your cordless VSR drill to spin it. With a bit of patience and some in&out motion, you can put your die back to factory new finish. You may have to go small, if the scratch is in the neck of the die. I have done this a lot, and have never had it alter the size any detectable amount. It will even work on carbide dies; just takes longer.
    Good Luck,,,,,,,,,,Bug
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    thanks a lot it worked great.
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