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Old June 2, 2013, 11:02 PM   #1
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Cleaning Ar-15 Brass

Can i put my brass in boiling water and dishsoap with detergent to clean my brass or will boiling the brass compromise the structural integrity?
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Old June 4, 2013, 02:32 PM   #2
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it gets hotter than that when the charge goes off. You will be fine. warm water will do just as good.
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Old June 4, 2013, 03:47 PM   #3
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Unless your water has a lot of ammonia, or you are using industrial grade cleaners that are extremely caustic, no harm at all will come to your brass.
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Old June 4, 2013, 11:54 PM   #4
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don't use anything with amonia in it. ....
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Old June 5, 2013, 04:12 AM   #5
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It's been said, but I'll say it once more.....It'll be fine. Just stay away from amonioa. That'll kill your brass.

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Old June 5, 2013, 04:28 AM   #6
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It's fine but talk about overkill. Just buy a cheap $30 tumbler.

Though I remember a long time ago when I was new to reloading I would use vinegar and salt to clean my brass. It worked overnight.
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