Fed GM215M Primers

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by drwindmill, Feb 25, 2014.

  1. drwindmill

    drwindmill Well-Known Member

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    Has anyone seen any Federal GM215M in the last couple of months? I have been searching and searching and can't locate any.
     
  2. varmintH8R

    varmintH8R Well-Known Member

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    I bought some locally about a month and a half ago. Where are you located? Maybe someone nearby can point you to a local option.
     
  3. drwindmill

    drwindmill Well-Known Member

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    I'm in Northwest WI.
     
  4. varmintH8R

    varmintH8R Well-Known Member

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    Please tell me you just entered your location in your profile and that I am not losing my mind:D

    I swear I looked before I asked

    Sorry I can't help you in NWWI, but if I come across any online I'll definitely post it.

    Brandon
     
  5. lee31

    lee31 Well-Known Member

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    I just bought 1000 of them a couple weeks ago the guy had 3000. I talked to him sat and I'm going back to get another 1000. This is in SW Wisconsin. They are out there it took me about 3 months to find them. Check gun broker sometimes they have them.
     
  6. Boman

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    I'm in Denver and I haven't seen them in a couple years..I check once a week. I have seen pistol primers and other branded rifle primers..
     
  7. LoneTraveler

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    A friend is looking for GM215M in northern West Virginia and can not find any. I have friends looking and spreading out the search area. No luck yet. He built a new rifle and got his load plotted out and now no primers.
     
  8. WapitiBob

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    Gunbroker for $50+ per 1000
    I gave up and bought 3000 Winchester
     
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    Greyfox Well-Known Member

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    I gave up several months ago. I was able to get a good supply of Federal 215 standard magnum primers. I have used them in three different caliber LR loads that were developed with the Gold Medal match grade 215's. There was absolutely no difference in accuracy, ES, or velocity using the standard magnum primers. My LR loads are developed to an have ES of 12 FPS or less. Also found that in my 260, 308, and 6.5x284 loads that Winchester LR primers will produce comparable velocity, ES, and accuracy as Federal 210M's. Several of my shooting buddies have had the same results. It seems like Federal has checked out of the reloading business.
     
  11. drwindmill

    drwindmill Well-Known Member

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    I do have a few thousand 215, maybe I'll just try them. I just didn't want to change anything. I have found the match primers in every other make just yesterday driving around, but no 215m.
     
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    Luke

    That company is in Canada and can't ship primers to the US.

    Thanks for trying, though.
     
  13. idaho elk hunter

    idaho elk hunter Well-Known Member

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    Cliffs in Boise Idaho Might ship
     
  14. lukeva22

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    Darn,

    Didn't notice that, sorry