Lyman Turbo Sonic 2500 Ultrasonic Cleaner ?

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  1. sheriffjohn

    sheriffjohn Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Received one of these from an internet auction this afternoon. Appears to be new, unused, but missing cleaning solutions. UTube videos entertaining but some are pretty lame. Anyone using one of these ? Thoughts ? Drawbacks ? How much of what chemicals are needed to do 4,000 rounds of .45 ACP brass ? There is a factory manual with it. Thanks for any assistance !
     
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  3. sheriffjohn

    sheriffjohn Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Thanks. I'll try this.
     
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  5. oO_Rogue_Oo

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    Depending on what I'm cleaning I'll sometimes use windshield washer fluid.
     
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  6. sheriffjohn

    sheriffjohn Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Well, the "bargain" Lyman ultrasonic cleaner doesn't work. Vibrates but won't heat up. Lyman doesn't fix them anymore. Offered a new one for $80. I'm ordering a RCBS ultrasonic cleaner instead. Several advantages - has a drain plug, larger capacity, longer cycle time. More expensive (larger model) but being new, it comes with a warranty. The other was too good to be true and it wasn't.