Killing Primers

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  1. cali92rs

    cali92rs

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    I have about 25-50 primers that I need to kill.
    They aren't pressed into the brass, right now they are loose. I am moving so I don't have any access to any of my reloading equipment.
    If I dump them into a quart of motor oil for a few days, will that deactivate them?

    Thanks:wavey:
     
  2. G-34

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    so wasteful when primers and all thngs are in such short supply,:wow::shakehead::shame::shame:


    waste not want not:dunno:
     

  3. Hoser

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    Bleach kills them in no time.
     
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    A hammer works well .:wow: Wair glasses thow ear plugs would be nice :notlistening::notlistening::notlistening:
     
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    More than a couple folk in GTR need to turn in their CRB cards ASAP.


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  6. cali92rs

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    Thanks for the helpful answer ;)
     
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    marvin sci-fi nut

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    i swept some up with my shop vac along with some spilled powder that was on the floor in my reloading room. i just poured them all on to my driveway and set them on fire. made a nice display with sound effects.
     
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    There ought to be a law LOL .. There is . Thou shalt not kill ;-)
    Heck a toilet would take care of your problem in short order . Flush your problems away ...
     
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    Where ya at? I'll come get 'em and kill 'em for ya.
     
  11. PCJim

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    Neither WD40 nor water will kill primers. Ran an experiment three years back, letting two separate batches of primers soak for over 3 weeks, then allowed them to dry out for 2.

    The water soaked primers fired as though nothing had ever happened. Those soaked in WD40 fired, but were noticeably diminished.

    Haven't tried straight motor oil nor bleach.
     
  12. Zombie Steve

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    Ran some reloads through the warshin' up machine a few weeks back. I let 'em dry out and fired 'em over the chrono last week. They fired, but lost about 20 fps.
     
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    If you hadn't been a drankin' those Cuba Libras, you wouldn't have tried cleaning the lube off of your finished rounds with a warshin' up machine. Most of us are nowadays using one of those new-fangled shake 'em up machines with some of the cob the animals didn't take a liking to.
     
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    I weren't tryin' to warsh up my rounds at all. Just forgot them in a pocket. Came out the dryer a little dented (see soft lead .45 posts), but they shore were purdy (see shiny stuff in the garage and women of loose morals post).
     
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    ...and how did you know I was drinkin' Cuba Libres? Little Stevie been talkin' agin?
     
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    Downy in the rinse cycle will remedy that lost 20fps.

    OP for shats and giggles load them into some brass and fire away. Mindless noise making fun.
     
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    Dang , now I know what to do if I ram too much powder in a case the next time. No need in pullin' a bunch a boolits . Just run'em through a rinse cycle and turn'em into bunny farts!!!
     
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    Coulda just been a fluke. Only had two to test.
     
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    You told me (or more to the point, all of us). Guess ya downed enough of those Libres that you don't recall what you posted?

    It was in the other thread.....