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I went to the Tucson SW to pick up a Ruger Max-9 @ $100 off and also found Cheddite shotgun primers in stock. I never tried them, but with quantities running low I picked up a 1K. I could have bought 2 boxes, but I bought some 9mm ammo instead. Now if they would just get some small pistol primers......

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Cheddite is top quality!!

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On 10/2/2021 at 1:37 PM, Go West said:

I went to the Tucson SW to pick up a Ruger Max-9 @ $100 off and also found Cheddite shotgun primers in stock. I never tried them, but with quantities running low I picked up a 1K. I could have bought 2 boxes, but I bought some 9mm ammo instead. Now if they would just get some small pistol primers......

So how much were the shotgun primers?

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$39.99 minus 5% for veteran's discount. Too bad you can't get pistol primers at that price....................................

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I’ve had very good luck with Cheddite SG primers.

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I have heard that Cheddites are just a skosh bigger than Winchester 209s, and are difficult to seat completely in American made hulls.  I would appreciate comments from you folks on your experiences.

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I love these primers!  I've been using for the last two years for my SKBs.  I have never had a problem loading them in Remington STS or Winchester AA hulls.

 

The wife and I picked up two bricks yesterday at our local Sportsmans. 

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6 hours ago, J-BAR #18287 said:

I have heard that Cheddites are just a skosh bigger than Winchester 209s, and are difficult to seat completely in American made hulls.  I would appreciate comments from you folks on your experiences.

Many reloaders that load a LOT more than cowboy shooters use Cheddites as a substitute for Winchester.  (Same size and flame characteristics.) Just to make sure I took a micrometer and measured some Winchesters and some primers from the current batch of Cheddites.  Within a couple of ten thousands +/- they are the same.  I just loaded a batch of cowboy ammo using Remington and Winchester hulls and they seated fine.  Fiocchi, RIO and other primers made primarily for reloading European hulls are a couple of thouands larger.  Once you put those in American hulls you cannot go back to American spec primers.

Edited by Larsen E. Pettifogger, SASS #32933
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I have no problems with Cheddites. As far as using primers that are somewhat larger, who cares. How many times do you reload a plastic sg hull? Its not like they are made of gold. Use em 3 or 4 times and then chuck em.

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