Magnum primers for Bullseye??

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Magnum primers for Bullseye??

Post by Dr.Don on Wed Feb 27, 2013 4:47 pm

I'm a very long time reloader and bullseye shooter. I've never heard of anybody using magnum pistol primers in a bullseye load, but since that is all I can find right now I am considering doing it in my 45. Our loads (4.3 of Bullseye) are pretty low pressure, so I don't think that would be a problem. Affect on accuracy is unknown. Anybody have any experience with this?
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Post by Steve B on Wed Feb 27, 2013 5:52 pm

I've been using Winchester LP primers for years without an issue.

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Post by scrum derringer on Wed Feb 27, 2013 6:39 pm

I have been only using cci magnums for past half year, first by mistake, secondly out of necessity due to lack of availability.
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Re: Magnum primers for Bullseye??

Post by DavidR on Thu Feb 28, 2013 1:58 pm

From my research they work fine in bullseye loads, I would not use in loads that are at or close to the maximum load for your combination.
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Post by Al on Fri Mar 01, 2013 12:46 pm

My experience parallels everyone else. I'm only using them for mild Bullseye loads, but the accuracy stays the same. So far I've used Federal & CCI magnum large pistol.

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