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Old 02-20-2014, 05:24 AM   #21
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That is an unusual post regarding primers. I hope that blanket statement is not taken as a fact in every pursuit of rifle accuracy. The proof is in shooting 5 shot groups and 10 group strings. I really don't know of any "Bench" shooter that would agree with the statement that match grade primers do not make a difference.
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Old 02-20-2014, 01:18 PM   #22
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Don't go purchase ammo or brass just to blast away with it to "fire form" the case.

If you are going to purchase brass either new or used, do a load work up with it. An accuracy load that has been worked up with virgin or once fired brass will still be an Accurate load when fire-formed and loaded again.

Fire-forming will not take a "Bad" load and make it an "Accurate" load, just as Fire-forming will not take an Accurate load and turn it into a "bad" load.

Use all your time and components wisely to find that magic bullet/powder combination.

If you feel you must use "fire-formed" brass then form it without a bullet saving barrel wear and components.

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