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Berdan "Large Rifle" Primers

Discussion in 'Ammunition Wanted' started by Arkarayne, Jan 30, 2011.

  1. Arkarayne

    Arkarayne Medford, OR Member

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    Well needless to say it's an odd and rare thing to request, but all the online sellers i could find are bone-dry of the stuff, and apparently have been for a while.
    Tulammo, the new face of the Tula ammo company in Russia, is offering these for sale to businesses, but i guess no one's buying them.
    Looking for "Large Rifle" primers for 7.62 caliber guns, (6-ishMM primers), and i guess alot of them, since i'll not see them very often unless i make a trip to Russia.

    ..Anyone got any lying around?
     
  2. darkminstrel

    darkminstrel PDX Well-Known Member

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    Talk to Ogre. If you're looking at reloading x54r he's the go-to guy.

    I've seen a lot of work arounds to get primers but they just aren't being produced for anything but the .mil over there. Consider sinking your money into fresh boxer brass. Yeah, it's pricey but safe than doing stuff like boring out the primer pocket for shotgun primers. You can also search youtube for berdan reloading with boxer primers.
     
  3. Arkarayne

    Arkarayne Medford, OR Member

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    its mainly a thing of convinience, since i've got ~1100 berdan brass that's in good shape, figured they shouldn't go to waste.
    they're out there, just no businesses are buying them, too small a market.
     
  4. Blue Devil PA

    Blue Devil PA Boise Active Member

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    I would be interested if you find any of these primers. I am at the "gathering" stage (information and materials) for reloading 7.62 NATO. Which dies would you get?
     
  5. slowhand47

    slowhand47 Kentucky New Member

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    dagammo.com or DAG Ammo has just brought in the Berdan NATO large rifle primer - for 762x39, and I guess others.
     
  6. slowhand47

    slowhand47 Kentucky New Member

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    I have the new style Berdan primer not sure of mm sizing, but it is .217" dia. I would like the 762x54r brass -berdan cases I have posted about this just a few minutes ago. Perhaps a Trade? I like my Mosin but most ammo is steel cases- I am wondering where you got so many brass cases? Saw your post about .380 also-shoot 'em Up -pardner !
     
  7. HappyRoman

    HappyRoman Sherwood Forest Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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