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Old 03-02-2015, 05:40 PM
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I have some rifle cartridges that are scratched up a lil bit and pretty dull lookin. Just wondering if I put a little brasso on a rag and wiped them down and wiped the brasso off of them if it would create safety issues with shootin them. They are older Remington 30-30 shells. Thanks
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Old 03-02-2015, 07:16 PM
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get a white scotch brite pad, polish them with it, brasso is corrosive if you do not remove every bit of it. I have a vibrating case polisher, and for small batches I still use scotch brite, chuck a tapered wooden dowel in a cordless drill, stick the dowel in the case mouth, wrap the pad around it, run it 20 seconds....your done.
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Old 03-02-2015, 11:30 PM
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Steel wool is what i have alot off,so i just use it.
Stay away from the Brasso.
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Old 03-03-2015, 05:43 AM
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Years ago, we were told NOT use Brasso on rifle brass as it eats away a little of the brass!
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Old 03-03-2015, 10:24 AM
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Try toothpaste. A little bit of toothpaste on a damp rag will do wonders on brass. Very little chance of damage.
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Old 03-04-2015, 05:03 AM
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Scratched loaded ammo that will chamber in the rifle will still kill the pretty brass only impresses the hunter.

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Old 03-04-2015, 12:30 PM
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Originally Posted by longknife12
Years ago, we were told NOT use Brasso on rifle brass as it eats away a little of the brass!
I was told years ago that Brasso makes rifle brass brittle, I don't know if it is true or not.
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