Crimped primers?

Discussion in 'Ammunition & Reloading' started by carbon15man, Nov 30, 2012.

  1. carbon15man

    carbon15man New Member

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    What all has to be done when trying to reload brass with crimped primers
     
  2. 25-5

    25-5 New Member

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    Primer pocket reamer. Lyman, RCBS, etc.
     

  3. alsaqr

    alsaqr Well-Known Member Supporter

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    I chuck a case neck chamfering tool in the drill press. Easiest way i've found.
     
  4. locutus

    locutus Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Both methods above work well. The "sheepsfoot" blade on your pocket knife will work to scrape the crimp out. These methods are for a small number of cases.

    If you buy MilSurp cases in thousand lots, invest in a Dillon swaging unit. A bit pricey, but a lifetime investment that your grandchildren will appreciate. If you value your time and labor, it's a bargain in the long run.
     
  5. willfully armed

    willfully armed New Member

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    I got the Lyman handheld, pulled it out of the handle, and chucked it in the dewalt.
     
  6. Lowfly

    Lowfly New Member

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    The Gracey primer pocket uniformer cuts the crimp as well as uniforms the pocket, each unit is cartridge specific, a little pricey, but great for large volumes of brass.
     
  7. rjd3282

    rjd3282 New Member

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    I use the RCBS trim mate. Not to expensive and it has 5 stations I decrimp, inside and outside neck chamfer, clean the primer pocket and run a neck brush. Great for large batches of brass.
     
  8. locutus

    locutus Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Sounds like a good economical solution.:)