Primer storage

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by trueblue, Oct 19, 2008.

  1. trueblue

    trueblue Well-Known Member

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    I have some metal 50cal military storage boxes that have a gasket seal. Can primers be stored long term in these? They are probably air and water tight, although I have not tested that.
     
  2. boomtube

    boomtube Well-Known Member

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    "Can primers be stored long term in these?"

    Yep.
     

  3. gdk771

    gdk771 New Member

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    I have some primers that are 10 years old that have been stored in ammo cans and they work fine. I put a desiccant pouch in the can with them and that absorbs any stray moisture.
     
  4. johnnyk

    johnnyk Well-Known Member

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    That's what I use also. One can will hold over 5000 primers easily, depending on primer box size and how you pack 'em....JohnnyK.