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Old 07-09-2018, 07:56 PM
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Originally Posted by DWalt View Post
Many use a citric acid solution, but it doesn't get the brass really shiny like tumbling. A product called Lemi-Shine is sold in supermarkets for use in dishwashers, and it is nothing but citric acid with an anti-caking agent added. About a heaping tablespoon in a gallon of water will do it. Some feel a squirt of liquid dishwashing detergent like Dawn helps the solution. Soaking time is not critical. I usually let cases soak overnight.
Do you just let the brass soak in a bucket? Do you rinse it after the soak?

I don't care if the brass isn't shiny, I just want to be able to handle it without contaminating everything and not scratch up the dies.
Common sense isn't so common.

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