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Cleaning Brass Carrier for ‘73 what works best


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4 hours ago, Tequila Shooter said:

 

I would’ve thought the cream and sugar would make it stickier ;) :lol:

Coffee, like tequila should NEVER be mixed with any pollutants.

kR

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On 5/12/2022 at 12:24 PM, Branchwater Jack SASS #88854 said:

I just throw mine in the tumbler.

Wet tumbler? Steel pins?

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I think I would be cautious putting a carefully machined brass, bronze or aluminum carrier block into a tumbler with ss pins.  Given long enough or enough cleaning cycles, it WILL have corners rounded off and  reduced dimensions that will alter its fit and travel in the receicer.  Speaking as a jeweler,  don't underestimate the amount of material that can rapidly be removed in a tumbler.   

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sonic clean...then to really get it "shiny"...Mothers Mag Wheel Polish and a few Q-tips with polish on them to get in the hard to reach areas...then polish!! takes all the black residue out...until you fire your first round! lol...but for us with OCD...that shiny carrier....it works!

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