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Unread 05-20-2010, 10:43 PM
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Primer storage

What is the suggest way to store primers in winter weather like Cody, Wy.

Have hunting buddy that I asked and I don't know, HELP


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Unread 05-20-2010, 11:03 PM
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Re: Primer storage

I have primers from the late 60's that shoot fine, stored indoors, outdoors and in
several different climates. I wouldn't leave them out at -40 but other than that indoors
or a basement and don't worry about them.
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Unread 05-21-2010, 05:09 PM
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Re: Primer storage

I would be concerned about basement in case of the flooding, so store them high or in some sort of zip bags so they would float...
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Unread 05-21-2010, 05:52 PM
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Re: Primer storage

Cold won't bother primers but heat will. Store them as cool (and dry) as possible and they will last for many decades.
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Unread 05-21-2010, 06:05 PM
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Re: Primer storage

Have mine in a 50 cal. ammo can comes with rubber seal on top
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Unread 05-21-2010, 11:35 PM
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Re: Primer storage

If they are federal 215's regular or match you can store them at my place.
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Unread 05-21-2010, 11:53 PM
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Re: Primer storage

I 2nd the 50 cal ammo cans for storage. I have over 30 of them with powder and primers that are like brand new bought over 10 yrs ago.
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