The way I see it, I like to clean the brass before I put it in my dies and other tooling, and every time I cut brass (trimming and chamfering) I like to clean it again. Sometime I de-prime before my first cleaning so the primer pocket might get cleaned.
April 28, 2008, 04:30 PM
I tumble after trimming, reaming, & chamfering. Most of it will fall out etc., but heck, it's a one time thing with revolver brass, and not all that often with rifle brass, so why not. It also smooths up any sharp edges on the case mouth.
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