Primer advice for 300WSM and 25-06

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by Guest, Feb 5, 2004.

  1. Guest

    Guest Guest

    I'm fixing to start the reloading process for these two calibers and was wondering what primers some of you guys would recomend ?
    I've heard some folks say that a magnum primer is not needed and better accuracy comes from regular large rifle primers with the 300WSM , anybody have any experiance with that??
    I generaly use CCI BR-2 primers for all my non magnums but was thinking about trying some Federal Match this go round

    The 25-06 will be shooting 115gr bullets and R-22 and H-4831sc for powder.
     
  2. LDO

    LDO Well-Known Member

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    i have found that in the 300wsm mag. primers are not needed,in fact i use the br-2 and the 210m-the mag primers were giving me way too much pressure with loads out of the book that werent even close to max.so i switched to a regular primer and everything fell right into place.as for the 25-06 i cant help you[never loaded for it-lots of 270win though],but i would doubt a mag. primer is necessary.my-2-dave