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Unread 01-21-2010, 10:59 PM
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primer selection

so ive been trying to get primers for over a year now, just curious what brand other people have good luck with or suggerst...the calibers i have are .300 weatherby mag, .325 wsm, .308 win, 270 win, and 280 rem
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Unread 01-21-2010, 11:35 PM
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Re: primer selection

Good luck Finding them but I like Federal. especially for the big powder cans like weatherby. they have the hottest spark if you live in a cold climate.

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Unread 01-22-2010, 01:02 AM
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Re: primer selection

Federal or CCI. In a standard large rifle I like the CCI BR-2, these are available now, at least off and on from a few suppliers. For the Mag rifles, I've been using Fed 215 and Fed 215GM. Both work good.
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Unread 01-22-2010, 06:17 AM
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Re: primer selection

Wolf primers are getting good reviews, and are easily available from Powder Valley, Brunos, etc. I started loading them in 6mmBR last fall, but don't know whether they are better than CCI BR2's just yet.
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