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by Lekim
09 Feb 2010, 17:11
Forum: 5.7x28 Reloading
Topic: Reloading equipment for 5.7x28mm
Replies: 230
Views: 111729

Re: Reloading equipment for 5.7x28mm

i still haven't perfected the mixture yet (i have once fired 57 brass in transit...then i can dial the proportions in). rite now, i've been using 1/2 tsp/4 cups of hot water plus some dawn dish soap (a few drops). i have noticed that after running 1 load of brass thru the US cleaner, you really need...
by Lekim
07 Feb 2010, 13:16
Forum: 5.7x28 Reloading
Topic: Reloading equipment for 5.7x28mm
Replies: 230
Views: 111729

Re: Reloading equipment for 5.7x28mm

WOW thats something new..... I use simple green and vinegar in my mix :huh: WOW...vinegar really? Did you ever do that experiment in school as a kid where you stuck a penny in a container of Coca-cola?...and it dissolved it? I'm sure you know that brass is basically an alloy of copper and zinc...ye...
by Lekim
07 Feb 2010, 11:42
Forum: 5.7x28 Reloading
Topic: Reloading equipment for 5.7x28mm
Replies: 230
Views: 111729

Re: Reloading equipment for 5.7x28mm

Hey carsfor, Nope, I'm not a chemist but chemistry was probably some of the most fun and interesting classes I had in college. I did seriously think about it as a career many years ago. So, I can't explain why they call it cream of tartar...it's a deactivated form of tartaric acid. After tartaric ac...
by Lekim
07 Feb 2010, 07:31
Forum: 5.7x28 Reloading
Topic: Reloading equipment for 5.7x28mm
Replies: 230
Views: 111729

Re: Reloading equipment for 5.7x28mm

What does the cream of tartar do to the cleaning solution? Thicken it? :ponder: a legitimate question...i think? :ponder: that is unless you're messin with me in which case :lmao: cream of tartar or better known as potassium hydrogen tartrate, an acid salt that has a number of uses including being ...
by Lekim
06 Feb 2010, 14:35
Forum: Classifieds Feedback
Topic: ddouglas
Replies: 0
Views: 607

ddouglas

as advertised...

he shipped before having funds in hand, then let me make sure these dies would work in my equipment...

PRETTY COOL! :thumb:

Lekim
by Lekim
06 Feb 2010, 14:25
Forum: 5.7x28 Reloading
Topic: Reloading equipment for 5.7x28mm
Replies: 230
Views: 111729

Re: Reloading equipment for 5.7x28mm

hey all, another newb here...am new to reloading for the 57 but have been reloading for pistol and a coupla of rifle calibers for a while. been reading wiki, the various posts n stuff to get a leg up. i was intrigued by the use of ultrasonic cleaners so i researched and found that harbor freight has...