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ooops.....bought magnum large rifle primers.......can i still use em

Discussion in 'Handloading and Reloading' started by camoman33935, Apr 13, 2009.

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  1. camoman33935

    camoman33935 Member

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    well......i just realized that i accidentally bought magnum large rifle primers....they are CCI 250 MLR primers.....can i still use em for a .243, maybe my 7mm Rem Mag......the powder id be usin for the .243 is Hodgdon 414.......
     
  2. edelbrock

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    You should be fine using those. Just back off of your starting load 5%.
     
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    H414 is a spherical(ball) powder and most manuals recommend the use of magnum primers with it and it's twin Win 760 anyways.
    You do need to reduce a previously used load by a few grains and work from there.

    NCsmitty
     
  4. camoman33935

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    ok thanks guys.....i was kinda worried that i had just wasted my money on somethin i couldnt use.....
     
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