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Old March 19, 2005, 06:23 PM   #1
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Primer Question

Is the Winchester large psitol primer a "hotter" primer than the Federal 150 and therefore more suitable for a slower powder if there's choice between the two?

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Old March 20, 2005, 12:32 AM   #2
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No.
Maybe.
I don't know.
Could be.

Difficult to say; each lot can vary.

Federal's have been know to ignite same-load charges to slightly higher pressure; measured.
That said, what IS suitable is a primer that is called for by data, one that ignites reliably, and after it's ignited ignites the powder charge, regardless of temperature or position.

That any help?
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