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     Sgt. Mike 
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    Old used dryer sheets placed inside the media while tumbling will slowly clean your media ( walnut and corn cob).
    Depending how dirty the media is it may take a couple of iterations of used dryer sheets to get 2 or 3 more cycle from your media.

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    You mean your not supposed run 10 loads the run a sheet with every load for 10 and replace it ?

    I think that was what I did with my first batch , run it till it dies the try to clean it up for a couple more runs . I think it is perpetual now with a new sheet every other load.

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    I use used dryer sheets in mine. Works good for me. Less dust and cleaner brass.

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    I use strips of that blue paper shop towel. Also use dryer sheets (used of course) and they work well. Actually any paper towel or bits of old rag will work.

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     Sgt. Mike 
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    blackthorn;n12668 wrote: I use strips of that blue paper shop towel. Also use dryer sheets (used of course) and they work well. Actually any paper towel or bits of old rag will work.

    have not tried the blue shop towels or old rags thanks for the tip

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     kens 
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    why does the dryer sheets have to be used ones??

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    ­­­­­­­­What Kens said, and does this apply to rotary, vibratory, or both?

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     Sgt. Mike 
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    just always used the “used” ones. I’m not sure that news ones would have any negative effect my thought was to use what is about to be thrown out any ways
    as for rotary or vibratory yes works for both.

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    If you use new dryer sheets they cause the brass to accumulate an unwanted coating. Also, the inside of the polisher bowel will get the same coating and it is a bear to remove. Use only USED sheets and all will be well.

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     claude 
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    Thank you, I’ll give it a try.

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     claude 
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    Thank you as well, I’ll stick with used.

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    Am I the only one who soaks the media in ATF? No dust and it cleans better.

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    A little off topic but relates to new dryer sheets leaving a residue.

    Check the removable lint filter in your clothes drier, run water through it. If the water beads up or doesn’t go through easily you need to clean the filter. I use dish soap and a soft plastic/nylon brush.

    When I dry tumbled, I used to change out the dryer sheet strips every time I did laundry.

  • #49836
     Doc44 
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    My Wife was more than happy I had a use for them

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