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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...
Posted in thread: Brass Polishing Question on 07-13-2016 at 12:28 PM
Hi, ebiss -I use both Armor-All and Blue Coral. They both work the same. Use 1ounce per drum
batch. Your Rebel 17 and my Thumper's are similar, so I'm hoping you get the same good results.
Also, 1/4 T...
Posted in thread: Brass Polishing Question on 07-12-2016 at 01:59 PM
Bayou, What auto wash/wax do you use? My Rebel 17 is fairly new to me and I'll therefore have
to experiment with different solutions to get the best results. The brew you're using will be
next on my l...
Posted in thread: Brass Polishing Question on 07-12-2016 at 01:28 AM
I presently have a RCBS Ultrasonic unit that I used to pre-clean brass cases. This does a
fairly good job but as others have mentioned, doesn't polish them. Then I'd throw them in my
Lyman Turbo vibra...
Posted in thread: GFL/Fiocchi .223 brass on 07-06-2016 at 03:42 AM
c3shooter, I've run across a few like these, maybe 1 or 2 in 1k, of Lake City but nothing in
this amount. Thanks for the info and they are in the scrap can........