Tndeer Logo

Page 1 of 1 1
Topic Options
#3146744 - 01/31/13 10:15 AM Cleaning dies?
MUP
Non-Typical


Registered: 08/01/07
Posts: 44438
Loc: Just North of Chatt-town

Offline
What do you use to clean your dies with, and how often to you clean them?
_________________________
MUP

Amateurs: Built the Ark

Professionals: Built the Titanic

Top
#3146828 - 01/31/13 11:30 AM Re: Cleaning dies? [Re: MUP]
KPH
10 Point


Registered: 08/06/05
Posts: 3629
Loc: Hendersonville Tenn

Offline
That is a good question I hardly ever clean mine. If I think one eeds it I may drag a rag thriugh it. I do have a 9mm that I know needs a good cleaning I am thinking about puting it in my sonic cleaner don't think it would hurt it
_________________________
when I die please don't let the wife sale my guns for what I told her I paid for them

Top
#3146856 - 01/31/13 11:51 AM Re: Cleaning dies? [Re: KPH]
rdl65
8 Point


Registered: 03/08/08
Posts: 2484
Loc: Washington County

Offline
I clean my dies every now and then. Take em apart, spray them out good with brake cleaner, lube em with some CLP to prevent rust and then wipe them dry.
_________________________
Some people are alive simply because it is illegal to kill them.

Top
#3146857 - 01/31/13 11:56 AM Re: Cleaning dies? [Re: rdl65]
MUP
Non-Typical


Registered: 08/01/07
Posts: 44438
Loc: Just North of Chatt-town

Offline
Cool. Thanks rdl65
_________________________
MUP

Amateurs: Built the Ark

Professionals: Built the Titanic

Top
#3146896 - 01/31/13 12:42 PM Re: Cleaning dies? [Re: MUP]
deerkiller300wsm
6 Point


Registered: 10/22/08
Posts: 563
Loc: maryville,tn

Offline
Could u clean them in an ultrasonic cleaner solution?
Top
#3147428 - 01/31/13 08:36 PM Re: Cleaning dies? [Re: deerkiller300wsm]
Hunter 257W
10 Point


Registered: 10/04/12
Posts: 3079
Loc: Franklin County

Offline
I use whatever grease cutter spray is closest on hand. Usually carburetor cleaner. But I rarely clean any dies. Mostly just handgun bullet seaters that get gunked up with bullet lube(cast bullets) which starts to push bullets too deep in the case messing up the crimp.
Top
#3147478 - 01/31/13 09:21 PM Re: Cleaning dies? [Re: Hunter 257W]
KPH
10 Point


Registered: 08/06/05
Posts: 3629
Loc: Hendersonville Tenn

Offline
 Originally Posted By: Hunter 257W
I use whatever grease cutter spray is closest on hand. Usually carburetor cleaner. But I rarely clean any dies. Mostly just handgun bullet seaters that get gunked up with bullet lube(cast bullets) which starts to push bullets too deep in the case messing up the crimp.

Glad I am not the only one who has theis trouble. I too just clean the seater.
_________________________
when I die please don't let the wife sale my guns for what I told her I paid for them

Top
#3147728 - 02/01/13 05:09 AM Re: Cleaning dies? [Re: KPH]
MUP
Non-Typical


Registered: 08/01/07
Posts: 44438
Loc: Just North of Chatt-town

Offline
Thanks for the input guys. ;\)
_________________________
MUP

Amateurs: Built the Ark

Professionals: Built the Titanic

Top
Page 1 of 1 1


Moderator:  RUGER, gtk, Bobby G, Unicam, CBU93, stretch, TurkeyBurd, Kimber45, Mrs.Unicam, Crappie Luck 
Hop to:
Top Posters
4105250
RUGER
86707
Deer Assassin
65056
BSK
60881
Crappie Luck
51376
spitndrum
Newest Members
TboneD, sbhockey, ZachA, DocT, Raegan
13202 Registered Users
Who's Online
31 registered (philburr, keystonecop, stylishblueticks, Bowdacious, BamaProud, Bow Hunter, 3 invisible) and 71 anonymous users online.
Forum Stats
13202 Members
42 Forums
91545 Topics
1070163 Posts

Max Online: 788 @ 11/11/13 08:06 PM
Moon Phase
CURRENT MOON
August
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31
Forum Donations
The TnDeer.Com Deer Talk Forum is for Tennessee Deer Hunters by Tennessee Deer Hunters. If you enjoy using our Talk Forum and would like to contribute to help in it's up-keep. Just submit your contribution by clicking on the DONATE button below and paying with PayPal or a major credit card. Any amount is much appreciated. Thanks for your support!

TN Burn Safe

Generated in 0.042 seconds in which 0.001 seconds were spent on a total of 14 queries. Zlib compression enabled.