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RCBS Handheld Primer Issue

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Unread 08-04-2012, 03:03 PM
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RCBS Handheld Primer Issue

I am have problems with my RCBS handheld primer. After seating a primer and after the spring opens up the handle to allow another primer to be seatedt the handle will not go forward. I have taken it apart and everything looks fine but as soon as I put it back together and seat one primer it cannot be squeezed forward. Anyone got a clue as to what could be wrong? Could it simply be worn out? I bought it new approximately 5 years ago and have probably primed somewhere between 3500 and 4000 rounds with it.
Also, if I were to replace it what kind would you buy? Thanks in advance for your help.
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    Unread 08-05-2012, 06:53 AM
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    Re: RCBS Handheld Primer Issue

    If you send it back to RCBS with an explanation of the problem they will fix it or replace it free.

    Buying new, take a look at the new Lee hand primer.
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    Unread 08-05-2012, 10:49 AM
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    Re: RCBS Handheld Primer Issue

    besides replacing it, a few srops of light machine oil on the pivot points should do it. I like mine. I typically sit in the great room in my lazy-person chait and prime.
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