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What do you guys use to clean your reloading dies? Do you lubricate them afterwords? If so, with what?
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Gun Scrubber works well. So does plain ole' rubbing alcohol. I do not lube carbide pistol dies but do spray the interior of bottle neck rifle dies with the spray case lube I am using at the time (per the lube manufacturer's instructions).
 

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I use "Simple Green" to clean dies and guns. It is a wonderful cleaner and degreaser. Disassemble the dies or gun, pour SG into a pan on em' paintbrush/partsbrush to swab at em', bore brush and/or toothbrush for details, soak some more, rinse in hot water, towel dry then air dry for a while, then spray, swab, flood with breakfree CLP, let "cure" for awhile, then clean cotton rag and q-tips to remove all oil possible, reassemble. SG cuts lead, copper, lube, wax, grease, everything. Its great!

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Spray them down with WD-40(or equivalent) and blast with high-pressure air. No residue. Clean as a whistle. This method works great for trigger assemblies and any areas hard to get to. Dirt is your enemy, clean is your friend.
 
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