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Old 09-20-2019, 11:37 AM
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Hi Folks, an older neighbour of mine is moving away and gave my a pile of his reloading stuff. Pretty sweet haul in general. There are a bunch of old CCI 200 primers. Will these suckers expire?? I currently use CCI 200's in all my loads and if i can use the 1000 that he gave me I certainly will. These primers are probably from the late 70's to early 80's...

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Old 09-20-2019, 12:03 PM
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I'd use them, I have some that are 30+ yrs old.
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Old 09-20-2019, 12:24 PM
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I'd use them, I have some that are 30+ yrs old.
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Old 09-21-2019, 10:50 AM
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Try a half dozen or so,Random choices.Load in empty bullets,and see how they sound in comparison to "fresh" primers.It not so much the age,but how they were stored.Good luck.
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Old 09-21-2019, 11:02 AM
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Try a half dozen or so,Random choices.Load in empty bullets,and see how they sound in comparison to "fresh" primers.It not so much the age,but how they were stored.Good luck.
Actually load in empty cases without bullets
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I'd use them, I have some that are 30+ yrs old.
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Use em unless the got wet...have fun
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Old 09-21-2019, 05:37 PM
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To throw away all my 30 year old Imperial shotgun ammo one shell at a time on upland game.
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Old 09-22-2019, 08:30 AM
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I stocked up with CCI BR-2 25 years ago. They still work perfectly.
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Old 09-23-2019, 09:07 AM
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Actually load in empty cases without bullets
Right you are.You seems like a good candidate for my twoonie club--Take the centre out at 100m any cal---
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