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Thread: Unintended experiment

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
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    Default Unintended experiment

    I soak my used range brass in vinegar & water for a day before tumbling. When I drained a batch there were a couple of my un-fired handloads in the mix. So I thought why not fire them next time. A week later they fired just fine. May try it again for the heck of it.
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    Join Date
    Apr 2012


    Good to know that the old advice "to keep your powder dry" does not necessarily apply anymore.

  3. #3
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    Apr 2014


    If it were me, I would have caught the unfired handloads before soaking them in the cleaning solution because I decap all of my brass before soaking. Soaking decapped brass tends to soften the primer residue in the primer pockets making it easier to clean..
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