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Old Today, 11:16 AM   #1
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Maybe a bummer here

Well I was priming the 44 Special cases , using the RCBS hand primer with the APS strips, my loaded primers, seems that 5 got stuck a tad sideways as cases kept wanting to not stand up straight.

Any good on these 5 at the end?

Looks like really pushed in but not that bad.

Thanks again.

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Old Today, 11:57 AM   #2
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I'll let others address whether the primers are okay or not, but will say that the RCBS hand primer comes with both small and large primer rods. It looks like you're using the small primer rod for large primers.
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Old Today, 12:06 PM   #3
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They will fire just fine. I have that happen to me with my RCBS tray type hand primer. I have tactile insensitivity so I can not always feel that the primer is seated so when I squeeze down more the rod dimples the primer.

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Old Today, 12:12 PM   #4
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I have tactile insensitivity so I can not always feel that the primer is seated
My sympathies. Doesn't that play hell with a good trigger pull for you?
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Old Today, 04:04 PM   #5
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Thanks all.
And higgite you hit it I wondered what the heck that bag was in the box, thing is old , and well no instructions.

A big help that was.

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Old Today, 05:16 PM   #6
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Make sure the flat end of the primer punch goes against the primer, not the rounded end.
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Old Today, 05:52 PM   #7
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That worked like a charm.

Thanks again.

And easy after I found a video on the web.

Dang been doing that on all.

Don't know if allowed to post that?

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Old Today, 10:39 PM   #8
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gunny12: Did you re-mash them with the large primer rod?

If not, you should. They should go off just fine.
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