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Old March 30, 2009, 11:07 AM   #15
ClemBert
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Seems to me if the hammer stops the thickness of a cap away from the nipple, it will likely fail to ignite the cap.
I think he is talking about the thickness of the copper alloy jacket. Don't forget that part of the jacket is then filled with the priming agent therefore that stuff will be compressed before it explodes/deflagates.
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