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Old 08-20-2009, 02:59 PM   #41
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Originally Posted by fprefect View Post
This has been an interesting thread. I had been reloading for about 20 years when I tried a can of Hornady's concoction a couple of years ago and after reading the flammable warning on the can and then smelling something I believed to be oil based (it turned out to be the propellant gas) I thought I giving my reloading bench a good coating of oil and never used it again until yesterday. Don't have the slightest idea what it consists of, but after reading the directions (for the first time) I let the cases dry for about a minute and even though they felt dry to the touch, it worked perfectly without a trace of oil to be found on anything in the surrounding area. I may be hooked, no more wiping down the cases after sizing before I could proceed to the next step. Sometimes getting stuck in a rut prevents one from trying anything new, and missing out on a good product without even knowing it.

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Yes it has been a good thread - I plan on ordering a can of Hornady Spray now. The Lyman stuff leaves a greasy residue that must be tumbled clean. Anything remaining on a case can't be good for the chamber!
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Old 08-20-2009, 04:31 PM   #42
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One word of caution. If you are using something like a lube pad I would disassemble the dies and clean them good. then reassemble the die and then give a nice squirt of the case lube into the die.

I cleaned my die with gun scrubber once next case was stuck like chuck.
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