Wolf large pistol primers

Discussion in 'The Ammo & Reloading Forum' started by WildcatFan, Nov 4, 2009.

  1. WildcatFan

    WildcatFan New Member

    68
    Aug 1, 2009
    St. Louis
    These are the only primers I could find so I bought a few boxes. Any experience with them? Problems?
     
  2. woolleyworm

    woolleyworm Well-Known Member

    Feb 23, 2009
    SW Fort Worth

    Used 1000 of them earlier this year and have fired all .45's loaded with them. Had no problems whatsoever; I didn't happen to chrony any of these rounds though; my groups were typical of ones loaded with WLP's, so I'd call them worth buying if they're the only ones available.
     

  3. WildcatFan

    WildcatFan New Member

    68
    Aug 1, 2009
    St. Louis
    Chrony? Huh?

    WLP's? Say what? Hey, I just received by Lyman's manual TODAY so I WILL be reading up on this stuff but please dumb it down a bit 'till I have the manual read.
     
  4. woolleyworm

    woolleyworm Well-Known Member

    Feb 23, 2009
    SW Fort Worth
    No problem, thanks for actually manning up and admitting that I jumped the gun on ya.

    Chrony - chronograph used for calculating bullet speeds

    WLP - winchester large pistol (primer)
     
  5. RandyP

    RandyP Active Member

    513
    Jan 22, 2009
    I have loaded several thousand rounds using Wolf large & smal pistol primers....they all have gone bang without issue.
     
  6. myg30

    myg30 Member

    41
    Mar 12, 2009
    Nash,TN.
    Like Randy and Woollie, Wolf was all I used.... untill they raised the price. CCI it is now.
    Never had any trouble with Lg or Sm pistol.
    Call the dealers and ask if they have any in stock. They show the web out of stock but
    if you only want a k or so they might be able to fill your order ! Worth a free phone call.

    Just me .02 cents worth sir.

    Mike
     
  7. zant

    zant Well-Known Member

    Sep 24, 2009
    S.Al
    Had no problems with Wolf,I've even tried them on my match rifle rds-still shooting 1.5 at 200yds,I'm happy.
     
  8. gdmoody

    gdmoody Moderator Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2007
    Athens, Georgia
    I saw a sign on one of the local gun shops this morning that said Wolf Primers for $39.95 per 1000. Seems a little high to me!
     
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