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Old October 22, 2006, 09:52 PM   #1
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Dry Tumbler Media

I just went to polish some shells and noticed that my Media (Corncob Green by Lyman) was pretty dry. Any suggestions to get me going tonight? Maybe a household remedy.
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Old October 22, 2006, 10:24 PM   #2
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Try here

http://www.thefiringline.com/forums/...d.php?t=211693

Also try a search I know I have seen several that guys are using.
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Old October 22, 2006, 10:56 PM   #3
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I read everything there, now my brain hurts but couldn't find any tips. If anyone has something, it would be appreciated.
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Old October 22, 2006, 11:01 PM   #4
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media

Got any whole grain rice??
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Old October 22, 2006, 11:08 PM   #5
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Yup. Works good ya?
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Old October 23, 2006, 07:12 AM   #6
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rice media

takes longer wears out faster but it works. It will get dusty after a bit.

Did you try it?
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Old October 23, 2006, 11:53 AM   #7
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I buy walnut from the pet store and add a couple of tablespoons of Nu-finish car polish. Works great
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Old October 23, 2006, 01:36 PM   #8
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All I ever use to clean brass is ground corn cob and some Dillon Rapid Polish. My cases come out brilliant and bright inside and out. Corn cob works the best and it's also the cheapest of most all media. When it gets dirty I simply toss it. Bill T.
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Old October 23, 2006, 01:54 PM   #9
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Try some Brasso. It should be available in the household section of your grocery store. 1-2 TBS, add to media, tumble for 15 min. to distribute and add brass.
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Old October 23, 2006, 02:26 PM   #10
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"Brasso" is NOT a good idea. The reason is it contains Ammonia which can, and in fact will, weaken brass over time. Stick with a non Ammonia type of polish that was intended to be used to clean cartridge brass. As I said Dillon make a very good one that is inexpensive. Leave the household products under the sink. Bill T.
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Old October 23, 2006, 09:01 PM   #11
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There are ammonia-free metal polishes, add some to your old media - it'll work fine.

http://www.oneida.com/index.cfm/fuse...2-403ee9419859
http://www.connoisseurs.com/smc/metal_polish.htm
http://www.autogeek.net/flmepopare1o.html


-tINY

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Old October 25, 2006, 01:01 PM   #12
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I just went to polish some shells and noticed that my Media (Corncob Green by Lyman) was pretty dry. Any suggestions to get me going tonight? Maybe a household remedy.
Maybe some car polish and some rubbing alcohol? I've have used Frankfort Arsenals and Lyman's brass polish with similar results. Nu-Finish will be my next test.
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