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hard primer/soft primer

Discussion in 'Caliber Corner' started by nickod, Jun 14, 2011.

  1. nickod

    nickod sammyb

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    I'm testing few of my guns for light primer strikes. What factory ammo has the hardest primers? Who's got the lightest?
     
  2. Tiro Fijo

    Tiro Fijo

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    Speer/CCI has the hardest & Federal has the softest primers.
     

  3. nickod

    nickod sammyb

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    where does Winchester fall on the spectrum?
     
  4. HAMMERHEAD

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    In the middle.

    The only factory ammo I've ever had trouble with is Winchester 10mm Silvertips and some non-toxic primers.

    Are you running a light striker spring?
     
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  6. nickod

    nickod sammyb

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    Yes light striker spring and lightened striker in a g21. Had a few light primer strkies on pmc and tula ammo. Defensive american ammo always went bang. I have put back in the oem striker just to be safe. I really want to keep the light spring! So I'm going to give it a long hard go with hard foreign primers and see if I can't get a light striker spring to work well with a standard oem glock 21 striker.