What priming tools...

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by Wile E Coyote, Jun 14, 2013.

  1. Wile E Coyote

    Wile E Coyote Well-Known Member

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    What brand and model priming tools do you use? Why that particular model?

    Pete
     
  2. Beluebow

    Beluebow Well-Known Member

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  3. Outlaw6.0

    Outlaw6.0 Well-Known Member

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    I use this:


    RCBS Automatic Bench Priming Tool



    I have an RCBS hand held priming tool, I don't care for it at all. I've been able to achieve better seating consistency with the bench mounted tool. More leverage while still being able to "feel" the primer seat & determine pocket tightness.

    Primer tubes are less of a PITA to load & WAY easier to swap calibers/primer size.


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  4. old_heli_logger

    old_heli_logger Well-Known Member

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    Lee Autoprime, the old "dangerous" one ...I know, I know LOL!!
     
  5. Korhil78

    Korhil78 Well-Known Member

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    I use the RCBS APS hand priming tool and I love that thing. I believe that it is easier to "feel" when the primer is in far enough with this tool.
     
  6. Trickymissfit

    Trickymissfit Well-Known Member

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    when I think priming tool, I automaticly think K&M priming tools
    gary
     
  7. Outlaw6.0

    Outlaw6.0 Well-Known Member

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    I've heard a lot of guys say the same thing. I guess I'm the odd ball out, it must be a south paw thing :D.


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  8. freebird63

    freebird63 Well-Known Member

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    I use the forester priming tool and love it.
     
  9. g0rd0

    g0rd0 Well-Known Member

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    I use the old style Lee auto prime. Got my unit in 96 and still use it. Basic, consistant easy never a problem.
     
  10. Mikecr

    Mikecr Well-Known Member

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    I second K&M (indicated model)
    I set my primers to particular crush value, which is impossible by 'feel'.
     
  11. lloydsmale

    lloydsmale Well-Known Member

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    been using them for over 30 years and never had an issue other then just plain wearing them out.
     
  12. Sully2

    Sully2 Well-Known Member

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    I use the same thing and love it!!
     
  13. Sully2

    Sully2 Well-Known Member

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    Until you get carpel tunnel or other "wrist / hand" malfunctions! Then your lucky to get a box of 38 Specials primed
     
  14. Zep

    Zep Well-Known Member

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    I have been using the Sinclair priming tool for about a year now. It is slow as each primer must be set into it by hand and I am always washing my hands before I use it. But I really like it, I can feel the primer slide into the pocket, not the old slam bam on the big reloading press. I would certainly buy it again. Sinclair has some nice tools.