I clean all rifle primer pockets...competition and practice...as I've found that seating the fresh primer in an uncleaned pocket sometimes leaves it not quite seated. I do not clean hand gun pockets whatsoever and have never had a "High" primer. Rod
Our Flag does not fly because the wind blows against it,
It proudly waves because a soldier's dying breath blows upon it.
USAF Forward Air Controller, 5th Spl Forces,
An Loc, lll Corps, RVN, 69-70, Vietnam Vet '69-'73