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Primer Failure

Postby pastorfarley » Sat Apr 16, 2011 6:45 pm

Had my first ever failure to fire. I tried a second strike with no success. It happened in the middle of a 50 round session and all other rounds were fine. I disassembled the round and the primer, though dented, looked normal with the anvil in place.
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Postby razr » Mon Oct 10, 2011 8:48 pm

No unusual, keep an eye on it. It could be your firing pin thats not long enough. Are you using reloads or fact ammo?
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Postby pastorfarley » Tue Oct 11, 2011 7:46 am

Reloads. The firing pin dent looked solid and I had no other problems in the 50 rds, I fired 25 more recently with no issues.



It could be the Lee hand loading tool, versus the traditional press, but I don't think so. I think I just got the one in how ever many thousand that doesn't go bang.
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Postby razr » Wed Oct 12, 2011 12:16 am

You're fine if getting a good dent.
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