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Thread: Any Great Tricks to Drying Cases After Wet tumbling?

  1. #41
    Boolit Master
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    Apr 2013
    west virginia
    Quote Originally Posted by Markopolo View Post
    Lots of good ideas here.... this is what I do... cuz I love cooking on my wood stove.

    Brass, itís whats for dinner.

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    Thatís how I USED to do it, that is until there was a live one mixed in. Scared the heck out of my chihuahua.
    I donít do the wood stove drying now.
    Life is so much better with dogs!

  2. #42
    Boolit Mold
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    De-prime and run through the Hornady tumbler for 2 hours with a squirt of Dawn and a teaspoon of Lemi-Shine. When done I pour off the excess water and then pour the brass and steel pins into the Hornady tumbler with the plastic shield so pins don't go flying everywhere. When I'm done 20 seconds later, I put the brass in a food dehydrator that may have cost $10 new a wally world. After 30mins of doing something else I come along and the brass is dry as a bone. If I get water spots...and if I really want pretty brass that day...I'll soak a towel in alcohol and wipe down...but I rarely do that.

    The only time I really make the brass as super shiny as possible is when I go shoot ELR...and people ask what ammo I have...I say it's some stuff I bought at the store that says it is supposed to be great...they shake their head and walk away. Later they wonder how I shot so well with factory ammo....heh

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    New York, the empire State
    Cheap Food Dehydrator works the beast
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    New York, the Empire State Where Empires were Won and Lost

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Abbreviations used in Reloading

BP Bronze Point IMR Improved Military Rifle PTD Pointed
BR Bench Rest M Magnum RN Round Nose
BT Boat Tail PL Power-Lokt SP Soft Point
C Compressed Charge PR Primer SPCL Soft Point "Core-Lokt"
HP Hollow Point PSPCL Pointed Soft Point "Core Lokt" C.O.L. Cartridge Overall Length
PSP Pointed Soft Point Spz Spitzer Point SBT Spitzer Boat Tail
LRN Lead Round Nose LWC Lead Wad Cutter LSWC Lead Semi Wad Cutter
GC Gas Check