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Brass Tumbler Media Homebrew

Discussion in 'Ammo & Reloading' started by D. Hargrove, Feb 12, 2017.

  1. slas

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    Curious what polish other use also....not trying to hijacking the thread....just curious also..
     
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    Everybody says Nufinish. I use liquid turtle wax. It works fine.
    If you put the brass into the media before the liquid polish dries, it will coat the brass making all the dust stick to the brass, and no amount of tumbling will remove it.
    Been there, done that.
     
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    I think Flitz can be used, too.
     
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    I'm learning a lot, please hijack away.
     
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    franklin rotary, use the stainless pins, a bit of dawn and a splash of lemishine, hot water and dry them in a beef jerky dryer
     
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    This was my thought... does no one use stainless media?
     
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    Absolutely. I asked if OP was asking about a vibratory tumbler. Appears that he has a vibratory tumbler.
     
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    Sorry was off the net for a bit, Yes a Vibratory tumbler.
     
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    That's all I use. Cheapo rock tumbler from Harbor Freight and stainless pins. I thought about vibratory and stainless, but you'd have to have enough media to completely cover the brass that way.
     
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    So, I decided to try 1/2 Corn Cob and 1/2 white rice with a cap of nu-finish. Worked very well. I am impressed. I will now try the walnut from petsmart on the next batch. Thanks for sharing ideas!!
     

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