Stainless Steel Media Cleaning For Extended Hours

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by CA48, Jan 6, 2012.

  1. CA48

    CA48 Well-Known Member

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    Had some brass being cleaned in the tumbler, and I usually let
    it run for 4 or 5 hours. Although with some much time in between
    every now then I forget about it, but only 30-45 min after I was going
    to pull it out. Well Yesterday put some brass in and had a lot going on
    and forgot about it, pulled it out today after about 22 hrs. Now besides
    being extremely shiny is this going to cause any damage to my brass.
    I wouldn't think so since over its entire life it will spend 30-50 hrs in the
    stainless steel media and it appears to be fine but would like to hear some
    others thoughts and experiences.

    Thanks, Chase
     
  2. CA48

    CA48 Well-Known Member

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    Well loaded it up and shot it did not have any
    affect on accuracy.
     

  3. Korhil78

    Korhil78 Well-Known Member

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    I don't own one of those tumblers but am thinking about gettIng one because they seem really nice. It's good to hear that you didn't have a problem with your brass after that though.
     
  4. CA48

    CA48 Well-Known Member

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    Those tumblers do look pretty nice, someday. I have
    just been using the cheapy frankford arsenal tumbler,
    just limits the amount of cases you can clean at one time.
    I know they were not designed for this kind of weight but
    it has not let me down yet and works great.