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Old 07-10-2018, 05:22 AM
Ivan the Butcher Ivan the Butcher is offline
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I also use the Stainless Steel pins and a drum tumbler. There is a little Lem a shine and dish soap in the hot water. I let tumble for 1 to 2 hours, separate and rinse with hot water to help speed drying. If you de-cap first (I size at that time also) it cleaned the primer pocket to like new! If you use standard dies and need to lube cases, it cleaned off the lube also.

I had a couple of hundred cases (mostly 45-70 and all brass 12 gauge) that were stained black from Black Powder loads dumped in water after firing, Some had been black like this for 20 years. It only took 3 or 4 hours to give them a like new appearance!

All the liquid goes down the toilet with a flush, and that mess is gone. Rinse the pins after every few batches or when doing black powder cases every batch and they last for as long as you don't lose them!

Ivan
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