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Old 10-12-2012, 20:08   #2
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Originally Posted by igolfat8 View Post
What is the difference between the various Federal primers? Magnum, Magnum Match and Pistol Match? I just reload .40 for target practice and plinking. Which ones do I need? TIA
All you need is a small pistol primer like the Federal 100.
In theory, match primers have a little better quality control and I use the large rifle match for my .308 and 6.5x284 Norma.

You shouldn't use Magnum primers unless you are loading a magnum cartridge. Like .44 Magnum, that kind of thing.

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