Save old spent primers

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Any of you save old spent primers?

Maybe if the need came, you could take them apart and reuse the metal parts!

I used to shoot with a old timer that been reloading since he was a child.

He told us that his Pop would only buy him a hundred primers every so often.

So to shoot more he started taking the spent primers apart and using a punch, flatten out the dent from the firing pin.

Then he would load up the primer cup with a cap from his toy cap guns (I believe the paper ribbon type).

Put the anvil back in and load them back up!

BANG BANG BANG
 

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I've tried that,
It does work.

Takes alot of time & patience.
But I currently have 50 9mm loaded that I did that very thing to that you described.
Just need to take the time to go shoot them & see how reliable it is.
I'm 10 for 10 so far.
If I get another 50 for 50, I'm going to be rather happy.
 

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If you really want to go down that rabbit hole, there is a very active group on MeWe with everyone sharing info, detailed instructions, range reports, along with a large repository of documents and videos.


I'm not reloading primers, but the info and things these folks are doing is interesting.
 

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If you really want to go down that rabbit hole, there is a very active group on MeWe with everyone sharing info, detailed instructions, range reports, along with a large repository of documents and videos.


I'm not reloading primers, but the info and things these folks are doing is interesting.
I’m on MeWe but don’t visit that site very often. I’ll look that one up. :thumb:
 

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You are way older than I am.
2 dollars and 99 cents for 1200 of them.
Usually 30 for 1000. I have went to 58 for 1000 but that is it.
 

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