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#3112181 - 01/07/13 05:06 AM Cleaning brass?
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Would CLR be an acceptable cleaning solution for brass cases? I'm just getting started in reloading as well. Thanks guys!
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#3112186 - 01/07/13 05:11 AM Re: Cleaning brass? [Re: MUP]
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Does it contain ammonia? Never, ever use anything that has ammonia in it
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#3112210 - 01/07/13 05:52 AM Re: Cleaning brass? [Re: W C]
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10-4 Thanks WC.
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#3112263 - 01/07/13 06:33 AM Re: Cleaning brass? [Re: MUP]
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#3112265 - 01/07/13 06:34 AM Re: Cleaning brass? [Re: KPH]
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CLR website says can clean brass but to leave it in less than 2 min on brass fixtures.
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#3112318 - 01/07/13 07:45 AM Re: Cleaning brass? [Re: MUP]
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I used to use a vibratory unit with crushed walnut media(lizard bedding from Pet Depot)but now use a Thumler Tumbler with stainless steel pin media. I like it a lot better. No plugged flash holes and the brass is as clean inside as outside. 1 gallon of water and a couple squirts of dish washing liquid and it's ready.
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#3112361 - 01/07/13 08:13 AM Re: Cleaning brass? [Re: W C]
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I use walnut to clean and corn cob media to shine.
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#3112379 - 01/07/13 08:23 AM Re: Cleaning brass? [Re: W C]
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Thanks again guys. ;\) All I'd have to do would be to order some stainless 1/8 dowel pins and that would do the trick I would think.
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#3112455 - 01/07/13 12:58 PM Re: Cleaning brass? [Re: MUP]
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tumbler w media
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#3112462 - 01/07/13 01:01 PM Re: Cleaning brass? [Re: Deer Assassin]
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 Originally Posted By: Deer Assassin
tumbler w media


DA, you maybe need to check into the stainless or ceramic media, it works wonder inside and outside the cases

I use the larger ceramic for my .40-65 blackpowder cases and once they are tumbled I do even have to touch the primer pockets

you can not use the larger ceramic media on any bottle neck type cases, it will hang up inside the case
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