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Old December 27, 2012, 11:32 AM   #1
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I got myself RCBS chargemaster for Christmas, RCBS has $50.00 rebate and also $25.00 bonus rebate on some other products. One of those is 1 sleeve of Federal primers. I bought a box of 1000 primers 10 small boxes of 100 ea. What I am wondering what do they mean by sleeve, is that the box. probably dumb question but dont know for sure what they mean. anyone know ? thanks
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Old December 27, 2012, 02:20 PM   #2
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A sleeve is a box of boxes. 5,000 primers I think.

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Old December 27, 2012, 02:23 PM   #3
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Correct - a sleeve is 5000. When buying components through the internet, the best way to save and make the shipping worthwhile is to buy primers by the 5000 and powder in 8# jugs (multiples of both). That spreads the amount out over a large quantity of ammo
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Old December 27, 2012, 02:29 PM   #4
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So, anybody know where I can get a couple of sleeves without losing my shirt?
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Old December 27, 2012, 02:37 PM   #5
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Right now? Might be a tad tough; give it about a month.......but you could probably start with Powder valley, Connie's, Gamaliel, Able Ammo, (and on and on)
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Old December 27, 2012, 02:44 PM   #6
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Powder Valley is currently out of most all primers except for large pistol.
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Old December 27, 2012, 05:35 PM   #7
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Panic buying has set in over the gun control revival. Expect stuff to be snatched up as fast as it comes in and for it to be at a premium price for awhile.
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