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Discussion in 'Ammunition & Reloading' started by GabbyHaze, Nov 11, 2009.

  1. GabbyHaze

    GabbyHaze Milton, Wa New Member

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    ran into an odd .45 acp casing, It has a small primer and is marked with Win NT. Not sure if this is that new clean power/lead free rounds they put out, but the small primer is a bit odd. if you buy once fired brass be on the look out. (unless you have some small pistol primers I guess)
     
  2. HappyRoman

    HappyRoman Sherwood Forest Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    NT is for NON_Toxic.. it's the new thingie, fully encapsalated bullet too..(plated)
     
  3. GabbyHaze

    GabbyHaze Milton, Wa New Member

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    Thanks Happyroman,
    But Why do they use small primers I wonder.
     
  4. Gunner3456

    Gunner3456 Salem Well-Known Member

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    Then they don't hurt you if you're hit with one? :laugh:

    Those have been around a long time, I think. I always pick through .45 acp brass and if I find any I throw them away. It's no fun to have the odd one in a batch you're reloading. :(

    Sometimes on gunbroker you'll see a big lot of those - all small primers.
     
  5. HappyRoman

    HappyRoman Sherwood Forest Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    They use the small primer as it is all that is needed to ignite the new clean burn powder formulation.. Probably saving a few dollars per 100000 of rounds. Also it makes us watch what we are doing when we reload.. just change the primer anvil and go on the reloading