Hi all. Thinking about washing cases, I was wondering which type of cleaning chemicals work best at removing carbon / soot deposits from brass without eating the case brass excessively and also for removing the lube after sizing.
Are alcaline cleaners better than acids? I know some folks recommend citric acid in ultrasonic baths, but is this the best route to follow?
Many years ago I bought & still use a laboratory cleaner liquid which I think is an alcaline type called Micro that is very good at removing black powder deposits and is also ok on nitro deposits. That product is no longer available and I'm in touch with the manufacturer International Products trying to find the best current product and get samples.
Of late I've used the following procedure to prep my brass.
Deprime, Micro cleaner (2%) hot wash, Tumble in impregnated media to polish, size using One Shot Spray which Hornady say won't contaminate the powder charge, trim etc then load.
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