Winchester Primers ?

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Winchester Primers ?

Post by WV1911SHOOTER on Mon Jan 12, 2015 5:23 pm

I picked up some yesterday at our local guns show. 

Will they be too hard to run in my wad gun with a lighter mainspring causing light strikes ?

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Re: Winchester Primers ?

Post by Rob Kovach on Mon Jan 12, 2015 5:25 pm

I like WLPs and I don't have any trouble with an 18lb mainspring.  I found that the .22 ammo with a conversion was more sensitive to softer mainsprings than the WLPs are.

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Post by WV1911SHOOTER on Mon Jan 12, 2015 5:42 pm

Rob Kovach wrote:I like WLPs and I don't have any trouble with an 18lb mainspring.  I found that the .22 ammo with a conversion was more sensitive to softer mainsprings than the WLPs are.
Thanks Rob, I have a steel Marvel unit and you are correct as it's ammo sensitive.  I have several thousand Feds so the WLPs can be used in other guns if they become an issue.

As always your input is welcomed.

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Post by DavidR on Tue Jan 13, 2015 11:19 am

Shouldn't have any problems, wlp's are just raw brass, plated brass primers like cci tend to be harder, but still never had a issue, if you do change the ms, you don't need a light one anyway

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Post by reesegun on Tue Jan 13, 2015 12:51 pm

I use them all the time, and have for the last couple of years. I have yet to have any issues with Winchester primers.
I now use them in all my loads from light Bullseye loads to target loads for my .308 Gas gun.

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