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Old 11-12-2012, 01:26 AM   #11
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That's why MilSpec primers are harder and thicker than so-called sporting primers.

All military ball ammo is loaded with these type primers.

Commercially, only Remington 7 1/2 and the special order CCI are MilSpec. These two should be used for handloading if you're loading for a military semi-auto.
Wolf makes a primer specifically for loading 556 ammo for AR's. It shows no dempling in any of my AR's


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I have not tried Wolf primers but CCI military primers do show a dimple. My next order of primers will be Wolf though as I hear they are effective and cheap.


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CCI makes "mil spec" primers also.
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Several years ago I took mine into the local gunsmith/store and they said its normal.
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Wolf makes a primer specifically for loading 556 ammo for AR's. It shows no dempling in any of my AR's
Thanks for the update. I wasn't aware of the Wolf being MilSpec. it makes sense though, since Wolf is primarily a military facility.

I've been using Remington primers exclusively for almost 30 years now. Never had a problem, so I just stuck with them.


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