Wolf 223 primers


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broham
November 29, 2008, 12:52 AM
Have any of you ever use these or ever hear of them. Are they like the CCI military primers.

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Otto
November 29, 2008, 01:38 AM
I believe that Powder Valley is the only one selling these.
Here's what PV said on another board;
"The .223 primer is essentially the same primer as the Small Rifle. The difference is that it has a harder cup base to prevent blanking in AR15's"

Sounds to me like Wolf repackaged their small rifle magnum primers as a military primer.

38 Super Auto
November 29, 2008, 09:47 AM
I have used the Wolf Small (normal) pistol primers. My groups are a little larger with pistol, but not significantly so. I typically use Fed or Win primers and have worked up loads with Wolf primers that group well. I did have 1 primer out of 1000 so far that didn't fire. I did not examine it the round to determine why it didn't go boom. It was seated properly. I assume the anvil was missing.

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