Moly removal from bullets

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by buckbrush, Aug 10, 2009.

  1. buckbrush

    buckbrush Well-Known Member

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    What is the best way to do this? I bought a large lot of 30 cal bullets that are moly coated and would like to remove it. I've heard tumbing is an option....

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  2. Stormrider

    Stormrider Well-Known Member

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    Are they soft points? If so you will bugger up the tips. (Don't ask me how I know.) If not, then it should work just fine. As I recall it will take a while with corn cob media if they were impact plated and coated with wax.
     

  3. Varmint Hunter

    Varmint Hunter Well-Known Member

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    I've tumbled many of them with no ill effect. I used corncob media but would suggest something more aggressive like walnut shells or a similar tumbling media for a faster result.
     
  4. MachV

    MachV Well-Known Member

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    Or you could put them in with a stong solution of Dawn dish washing soap and save the media for cleaning cases. The plus side is your tumbler could probibly use a good cleaning anyway:D