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#6535608 - 11/09/16 11:29 AM wet brass
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using ss or sonic cleaning how do you all dry your brass, in the summer, I just spread it out on a table outside, now with this weather was thinking oven at low temps
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#6535613 - 11/09/16 11:30 AM Re: wet brass [Re: colt45]
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Get the standing water out of them and roll them a bit in a towel. Done.
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#6535635 - 11/09/16 11:42 AM Re: wet brass [Re: colt45]
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I don't sonic clean, but have had to wash some dirty cases. Depending on how many I have put in a warm oven before or if there are not many have put a rubber band around them and... don't tell anyone... used my wife's hair dryer.
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#6535678 - 11/09/16 12:04 PM Re: wet brass [Re: colt45]
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Use a media separator to dry them as much as possible, then let them sit a while, then repeat. I do this after I anneal my cases after dropping them in water. The oven will work on the lowest setting.
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#6536185 - 11/09/16 05:00 PM Re: wet brass [Re: Creedmoor]
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Originally Posted By: Creedmoor
Get the standing water out of them and roll them a bit in a towel. Done.
chance of moister in brass is not a good thing
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#6536191 - 11/09/16 05:03 PM Re: wet brass [Re: colt45]
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one of the guys on my lease bought a dehydrator,he says it works, guess I will use the oven.
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#6536209 - 11/09/16 05:11 PM Re: wet brass [Re: colt45]
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Blow them out with compressed air.

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#6536307 - 11/09/16 06:18 PM Re: wet brass [Re: colt45]
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Originally Posted By: colt45
Originally Posted By: Creedmoor
Get the standing water out of them and roll them a bit in a towel. Done.
chance of moister in brass is not a good thing


Maybe I should have been more complete in my directions......

Lay down a towel. Take each piece of brass and briskly tap it upside down several times on said towel. Then put brass in a pile on towel and pull towel ends together. Shake towel like crazy for about a minute. If brass is still showing a bit of moisture repeat towel shake. Let brass dry on another clean towel for 24-48 hours.

Better?
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