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Old 11-26-2012, 5:39 PM
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Default What primers to use in 6.5x55 for Ljungman?

Looking into loading for my Swedish Ljungman. Ive been reading that I should use "milspec" LR primers but not sure which primers are "milspec". Ive been using Sellier and Bellot LR primers for 30-06 (Garand and 1903) and 8mm Mauser (3 different K98's). Are the S&B primers usable or should I get a different primer for the Ljungman? Dont want slam fires!
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Old 11-26-2012, 7:12 PM
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CCI #34. http://www.cci-ammunition.com/produc...ers.aspx?id=30
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Old 11-27-2012, 7:59 PM
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^^^ what he said. only way to go with old semi-autos, although i don't know it ljungmanns slamfire, better safe than sorry. if you don't want chance it, i'll gladly take the ljungmann off your hands.
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If the rifle has a floating firing pin, the #34 is the way to go but it is a hot primer, similar to a magnum. I've never had issues using them but I almost never load near max.
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I use Winchester primers in mine with no problems. CCI is fine too. Just avoid federal.
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