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Posted in thread: identifying ringers in used military brass on 01-09-2017 at 12:03 PM
Of the multiple thousands of brass I have resized and deprimed, which included crimped Military
brass up to 50 BMG, I've only had 1 or 2 of which the primer wasn't fully removed. I only
noticed it whe...
Posted in thread: identifying ringers in used military brass on 01-08-2017 at 12:33 AM
I believe all you're seeing is primer crimp lines........
Posted in thread: New Territory on 12-30-2016 at 03:22 AM
Thanks to all for the comments and valuable information. There are a few things mentioned above
that I wasn't aware of. I selected the stainless steel model to try and keep corrosion in
check. I also ...
Posted in thread: New Territory on 12-27-2016 at 01:55 PM
I’ve been an avid shooter most of my life and a center fire cartridge reloader for at least 25
years but have always wanted to try “cap and ball” target shooting. I spent quite a bit of time
Posted in thread: Case length on 08-18-2016 at 12:16 PM
1.760" is the maximum case length. 1.750" is the trim-to length if they are over the max
length. I personally trim all my .223/5.56 brass to 1.750" during the reloading process. This
makes the bullet ...
Posted in thread: Brass Polishing Question on 07-21-2016 at 02:12 AM
I'm not knocking you at all sir. Thanks for your service as well. I know I was damned happy to
see F4 Phantoms coming in to save our bacon in 1968. I remember we had to keep our tanks
Posted in thread: Brass Polishing Question on 07-20-2016 at 11:07 PM
Well, I asked him about his procedures.He says: I weigh each piece of brass and put them in
declining order.then I weigh each BULLET (projectile) and put them in declining order.I weight
Posted in thread: Brass Polishing Question on 07-20-2016 at 01:28 PM
It's been said that the corn cob media rounds out and loses it cutting power, so to speak,
after only 2 or 3 uses. I have noticed it takes a little longer to get the same results with
Posted in thread: Brass Polishing Question on 07-20-2016 at 12:00 AM
OK, did a quick batch of .40's using the method suggested by Bayou except I used Turtle Wax,
Zip Wax car wash, (that's what I had on hand), plus the Lemi-Shine for 3-1/2 hours in the Rebel
17 and voil...
Posted in thread: Brass Polishing Question on 07-17-2016 at 12:37 PM
They are frequently discolored at the neck from the annealing process. That will not polish
out.This heat treat discoloration does polish out for me as 50% or more of my reloads are from
M855 brass. A...