Jump to content
308AR.com Community
  • Visit Aero Precision
  • Visit Brownells
  • Visit EuroOptic
  • Visit Site
  • Visit Beachin Tactical
  • Visit Rainier Arms
  • Visit Ballistic Advantage
  • Visit Palmetto State Armory
  • Visit Cabelas
  • Visit Sportsmans Guide

Federal Champion Primers


DustBuster
 Share

Recommended Posts

Hello Guys and Maybe a Gal or two

I’ve read a few places of Federal Primers being too soft for SemiAuto Lr-308s.  I have access to some Federal Champion Primers.  Will these work especially if I always load the rounds from the clip... Or will there be a slight chance of Slam fire using these Primers?  I am going to start learning to reload, especially if I ever get a 7mm-08 barrel to make a second build with or a 6.5 Creed.  Seeing BeltFeds ammo price Shock makes me hesitate for sure on those calibers for a second build.  May just have to reload for fun instead for a while.  Sincerely, The Dust that Will not Bust

Link to comment
Share on other sites

PS.

I just looked and saw a slamfire thread here, with someone using Federal 210m Primers, and people said it should not be a concern.  Champion Primers are 210s?  I will try those same tests that the other Slamfire Author did, to see if the primers leave a small dimple on a slamming bolt on a round in the chamber, for the heck of it.  I also have a heavy buffer and powerful spring.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Ok, good to know. Thanks 98.  I will feel more confident now and lucky.  My brother gave me a case of those Federals and only 300 cci200s.  He had them sitting around for nearly 13 years and he never set up a station.

I will try to burn up those and save the precious cci for him if he ever decides to reclaim his stock.  

On another note.  I was witness to an old modified 2 position safety Mauser action misfire on a friends 30-06 When this person flipped the safety from the near vertical “Full” position to the fire position, it fired.  A shock to her.  Then I took the gun and pointed it safely at the target, loaded a round flipped the safety on.  Then without pulling the trigger, flipped safety off and Bam!  Someone may have filed some of the parts improperly.  I took it to a local guy and he fixed it up for me, putting a different safety lever on the right hand side instead, and installed a new Timney Trigger.  No matter what kind of gun, I learned to keep that sucker pointed always in safe direction for sure.  I will keep that in mind when using these possible “soft” primers, or any primer for that matter.

 

 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

×
×
  • Create New...