View Single Post
Old September 16, 2012, 10:53 AM   #28
Senior Member
Join Date: March 31, 2011
Location: central Wisconsin
Posts: 440
I think some of the piercing issue came from me and my ABNORMAL caliber. When I had the Federal primers pierce and the CCI not, this was with the large pistol primers IN A CALIBER THAT NEEDS small. Large primers can take less psi before flowing or piercing then small. In my case I was putting the pistol primers ABOVE their limits,CCI just took more than the Federal, but like I said, this is above the design perameters. I had to switch to rifle primers to end the issues.
I have used Federal primers in all of my other calibers at one time or another and never had an issue with them. If you ever have a pierced primer,no matter what brand in any standard caliber it is 1) beyond specs in that caliber, 2)malfuntioning firing pin,.
You have nothing to worry about using those Federal primers.
sent via telegram
dunerjeff is offline  
Page generated in 0.04095 seconds with 7 queries