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#7153095 - 04/26/18 06:44 PM Priming
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Ok, I have a big reloading project ahead of me but for the next 10-14 days will not be able to do much. My question is how long do you wait between priming and completing the cartridge. I will have some spare time at odd times and would like to prime 800-1000 but have to wait to powder and set bullet. Thanks
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#7153130 - 04/26/18 07:27 PM Re: Priming [Re: DLALLDER]
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I have loaded brass that had been primed over a year earlier that shot well, cases were kept in the house. How long does primed cases sit on shelves and warehouses and still go bang when loaded and shoot?


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#7153730 - 04/27/18 05:08 PM Re: Priming [Re: DLALLDER]
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Thanks, Kmon. I thought so but wanted to be sure.
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#7153803 - 04/27/18 07:26 PM Re: Priming [Re: DLALLDER]
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I was recently worried about this myself. I put the prepped cases in a plastic case then in a big ziplock bag. I was worried about humidity. Mine sat for two weeks before I could get to them.

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#7154591 - 04/29/18 06:30 AM Re: Priming [Re: DLALLDER]
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I have 223 in plastic bags for years and they still go bang.. what is the difference in a primed case and boxes of primers in a cardboard box sitting on your bench for years. confused2
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