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How long to leave cases in Tumbler?

07 Oct 2016
@ 07:26 pm (GMT)

Ben Grady

Hi guys

This may seem like a silly question but, how long do you leave brass in a tumbler to get rid of sizing lube etc. I normally leave the cases in the tumbler for a couple of hours, I hear a few guys leave them in over night.
Can you damage brass leaving it in too long?
What do you reckon?


07 Oct 2016
@ 08:49 pm (GMT)

Murray McGehan

Re: How long to leave cases in Tumbler?
I don't like leaving cases in the tumbler any longer than necessary, just enough for a thorough clean. There is too many variables such as type of media, age of it and condition of cases to give a set time frame. My own system is periodic checks after the first two hours and this includes an external and internal exam.
28 Oct 2017
@ 09:27 am (GMT)

Bryan O'Halloran

Re: How long to leave cases in Tumbler?

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