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  1. Fragmented primers left in pocket

    The Ammo & Reloading Forum
    In an attempt to salvage some 200 cases of loaded .243 Winchester (not military possible crimped) bought in a garage sale and somewhat corroded-I began the decapping and noticed many of the primers were fragmenting, the bottom separating and leaving the primer walls still in the pocket-I devised...
  2. Magnum Rifle Primers Question

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    Hey, I am new to reloading, and I wanted some insight on a mistake I made. I loaded a batch of .243 Winchester with: 41.0 gr of IMR 4831 Hornady 100 gr BTSP Winchester Brass (new) But I accidentally loaded them with magnum primers (CCI #250). (I'm stupid, I know.) Will these be safe to use in...
  3. Primers not consistent

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    I am first time re-loader. Just completed my first batch (50) of 45acp. Used Winchester large pistol primers and six were duds. Is this standard or did I do something wrong with the process? I touched several primers with my hands, just inspecting them since I've never seen a primer. The...
  4. Primers - Storage and Containers

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    Hey guys, This is a slightly odd ask. Does anyone hold onto their empty primer trays? I'm looking for a large quantity of the Remington 300 trays/holders (See Picture). They are the ones holding primers on their sides in 100 individual compartments. They are approx., 2.75 by 2. Im willing...
  5. unknown ammo and primers

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    I am looking at starting to load my own ammo soon, but have a couple questions. First off I have a mix of manufactured brass sitting in containers at home. To load these do I need to know who made these before I reload them? They are all 9mm brass 115 gr. I think, but some are Blazer, Federal...