What to use for Primer Pocket Sealant?

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  1. missedagain

    missedagain
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    Hi there,

    What do I use to seal the Primer Pocket during reloading?

    Thanks
     
  2. ogre

    ogre
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    When I actually use a sealer I just use an inexpensive brand of fingernail polish.
     
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  3. Gunner3456

    Gunner3456
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    Be sure it's pink. Pink works best by far. :D :D
     
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  4. reloadem

    reloadem
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    Why are you going to seal them?
     
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  5. RockKrawler

    RockKrawler
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    George & Roy's Primer Sealant

    And it is a local product.
    RK
     
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  6. ehunter

    ehunter
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    Yea thats new to me as well? Why seal it?
     
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  7. kj Plattner

    kj Plattner
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    I use Roy's, but am told by friends they use nail polish or acrylic sealant.

    To answer "Why?", to bar any moisture problems.
     
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  8. 5pins

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    Testors Lacquer clear coat. George & Roy’s is nothing more then overpriced finger nail polish.
     
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  9. DLS

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    Nail polish, but not to seal the primers as I can't imagine a situation where I would find myself in such conditions that my sporting ammo would need this.

    I use it to mark my loads. Different colors to indicate different things.
     
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  10. Certaindeaf

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    Lacquer is what the military has used since the advent of metallic cartridges. Put a drop (with a toothpick) on the primer joint and then wipe off the excess before it dries and a drop between the seated bullet and case. I barely flare to allow this and then remove crimp before it dries (it dries fast, do one at a time) and wipe off excess.. it will be invisible but make believe it's there.. because it is.
     
  11. Sgt Nambu

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    I used clear fingernail polish for years. Mainly because I was clumsy and this is Oregon! :)
     
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