We’ve found that on occasion the ceramic beads will get themselves stuck into a shell casing during the polishing and tumbling process.  You’ll notice this during the Completion Step (#10).

In an effort to eliminate this as a concern we have removed particular bead sizes from our blends to eliminate this issue from occurring.  The travel smoothly through the casing and polish inside and outside the casing.  Please see the statement in our blog update regarding this concern, congruent with the upcoming release of:  

Instructions – Brass Bright Polishing Spheres Version 1.4

Still, on the rare occasion that it does occur, we recommend the following:

To remedy the issue, we suggest a small probe or other pointed tool (screwdriver) to easily pick out the beads with just a little pressure.

Always inspect the casing to make certain it is clean.