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Old January 25, 2011, 11:16 PM   #4
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The priming compound loosened by repeated blows by the cap setter?

It sounds like those caps were too small and didn't fit the nipple very well.
He should have been squeezing larger caps to keep them secured on the nipple or adjusted the size of his nipple.

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