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Old June 12, 2006, 11:59 PM   #1
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Primers

What's the best brand of primer?
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Old June 13, 2006, 05:28 AM   #2
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utterly serious answer

This question is best asked of your gun.
It WILL tell you.
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Old June 13, 2006, 08:33 AM   #3
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Weshoot ...

Most people can't shoot well enough to tell the difference. The same goes for Powder, Brass, and Reloading Dies.
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Old June 14, 2006, 08:35 PM   #4
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Depends on what I do but most all reloading I do is for rifle competitions.
90% of my load are with the following.
vithivouri powders
lapua cases
berger bullets
remington primers
Never found any of my match rifles over the years that did not like those.
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Old June 15, 2006, 04:12 PM   #5
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I've found Federal Primers--Gold Medal--work for me--I had a chance to try 1000 primers iof different brands and types n the same 4 loads and had the least variation in chronograph info and groups size with them. That being said, the difference was not very big at all. If you are looking for a primer alone to shave off a 1/2 MOA from your group--it's not going to happen.
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Old June 15, 2006, 06:29 PM   #6
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My match rifle will shoot well with any of them.
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Old June 16, 2006, 04:30 AM   #7
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while most remain blissfully ignorant

My answer is still correct, ay?
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