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Here we have 250 30cal bullets that were dug up in the Belgian ardennes. Dated 42/43/44 by various makers.

 

I decided to clean them up to put into an cloth ammo belt.

 

I wanted to save the original color on the tips, so this was going to be tricky.

 

Here is the result;

 

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My method;

 

1. manual rust removal

2.10 second dip in 'salt acid' (dont know exact word)

3.rinse in water

4.remove rustspots with scotch-brite and 120grid sanding paper

5.polish with polishing wheel

6.repeat the above 250 times...

 

When you'll be finished doing this, you will be able to break a ball pen with 3 fingers...

 

 

Regards

 

Stijn

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