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209primer [message #44592] Mon, 15 October 2018 10:22 Go to next message
Shelton is currently offline  Shelton
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When 209 primer is inserted into the breach plug, about 1/2 of it is exposed, I thought it was supposed to fit all the way in to the face of the plug?????
Re: 209primer [message #44594 is a reply to message #44592] Mon, 15 October 2018 16:53 Go to previous messageGo to next message
cajuntec is currently offline  cajuntec
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I've never seen one 1/2 exposed. Mine always fit flush. I can't imagine being able to close it with it 1/2 exposed. What type do you have? (Pics would help).
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Glenn


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Re: 209primer [message #45220 is a reply to message #44594] Sat, 08 June 2019 09:28 Go to previous message
gemihur is currently offline  gemihur
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Some primer pocket designs are intended like that (Traditions Pursuit) for ease of extraction after firing.
I understand your concern that the full depth seat would insure better seal, but evidently by being closed breech when snapped shut, ignition is assured. And flash blow-by contained.
Gonic barrels (GA-90) share in this design. Shown here with fully seated primer in breech plug.


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