Tndeer Logo

Page 1 of 1 1
Topic Options
#417115 - 09/26/07 01:22 PM Primer seating depth
.444 Marlin
16 Point


Registered: 08/10/02
Posts: 15359
Loc: Benton, Polk Co. Tenn.

Offline
I know primers can decide whether the load works or not but what about primer depth in the pocket? Could that in any way mess with the accuracy of the load?
_________________________
Spike bucks come with their own meat skewers.


Alright, I'm here now who wants my autograph??

Top
#417576 - 09/26/07 04:55 PM Re: Primer seating depth [Re: .444 Marlin]
vonb
6 Point


Registered: 12/01/05
Posts: 795
Loc: TN

Offline
Determines whether you're trying to achieve benchrest accuracy. For my needs (tactical/hunting), I don't bother with checking this. However, if you think you need to check this, K&M makes a tool to check this:

http://www.precisionreloading.com/KMProducts.htm

Top
#417722 - 09/26/07 06:52 PM Re: Primer seating depth [Re: .444 Marlin]
TiminTN
12 Point


Registered: 06/18/00
Posts: 6297
Loc: Memphis,Tennessee U.S.A.

Offline
There are tools to uniform the depth of the pocket. On a large rifle pimer pocket depth is in tolerance between .128" and .132".
_________________________
You cannot argue with STUPID

Top
#418488 - 09/26/07 10:45 PM Re: Primer seating depth [Re: ]
Whelen Man
TnDeer Old Timer
8 Point


Registered: 03/12/99
Posts: 2327
Loc: Athens, TN, USA

Offline
It can make a difference especially in random brass that has been fired before. Some primer pockets may be deeper than others resulting in uneven ignition from shot to shot.
_________________________
Recipient of the Coveted Senior Discount!

Top
Page 1 of 1 1


Moderator:  RUGER, gtk, Bobby G, Unicam, CBU93, stretch, TurkeyBurd, Kimber45, Kirk, Crappie Luck 
Hop to:
Top Posters
4104340
RUGER
85527
Deer Assassin
64227
BSK
59485
Crappie Luck
51368
spitndrum
Newest Members
Amy pesterfield, Blood seeker, fghijk604245, top_of_the_foodchain, infantryleadtheway
13288 Registered Users
Who's Online
12 registered (fredfred, letsgohunting, GOHUNT, biglefty20, devo1980, Phil1979, 1 invisible) and 83 anonymous users online.
Forum Stats
13288 Members
42 Forums
85367 Topics
1031538 Posts

Max Online: 788 @ 11/11/13 08:06 PM
Moon Phase
CURRENT MOON
April
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30
Forum Donations
The TnDeer.Com Deer Talk Forum is for Tennessee Deer Hunters by Tennessee Deer Hunters. If you enjoy using our Talk Forum and would like to contribute to help in it's up-keep. Just submit your contribution by clicking on the DONATE button below and paying with PayPal or a major credit card. Any amount is much appreciated. Thanks for your support!

TN Burn Safe

Generated in 0.358 seconds in which 0 seconds were spent on a total of 14 queries. Zlib compression enabled.