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Old November 18, 2017, 02:04 PM   #1
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Change to mag primer

I am thinking about develping a new load for my 308 using mag primers instead of standard LR. It's cci 250, vv N550, 185 juggernauts, lapis brass.

Is there anything particular safety consideration that I should think about using mag primers? Does it effect starting load?

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Old November 18, 2017, 03:23 PM   #2
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Start with less powder and work you up a good load !
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Old November 18, 2017, 05:31 PM   #3
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I can't see needing to back up a book starting load just for magnum primers - they aren't that much different. As long as you do the proper work up with them, I've never run into any issues.
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