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Old July 17, 2001, 09:58 AM   #1
Gary H
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Cleaning 12 ga. Hulls

I've yet to purchase a reloader, but saving my STS hulls. I just wipe down the outside to remove the dirt. What do you after picking-up hulls off of a dirt surface? I mean besides reload and shoot another. I thought of tossing them in water with a dish soap.
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Old July 17, 2001, 10:21 AM   #2
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I pick them up. This probably dusts off some of the fouling. I've never really had a problem with it. The hulls usually split before they get too dirty.
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Old July 17, 2001, 08:57 PM   #3
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When the wife is out shopping a pillow case full of AA hulls get thrown in the washing machine for a ride in cold water(no soap). I have the machine do a second spin cycle to make sure I get them a little drier. Then a couple hours lying on the picnic table in the sun to get the last of the water out.
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