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Old 11-18-2020, 12:51 PM
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Originally Posted by slamfire1 View Post
Post pictures. There is a lot of denial about primers going off in hand prime tools, or with progressive presses. Words don't have the impact of pictures.

Not that pictures ever changed the mind of deniers, but they might help others not to take primers for granted. They are tricky buggers

done that twice in a 650 now i have learned to Feel them stop
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Old 11-21-2020, 12:56 PM
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I'd like to know exactly how this happened also.
the Lee automatic hand problem had a problem, no one noticed. Ever time the subject came up in a discussion reoaders went into an automatic response. They quoted R. Lee, that was all they knew and that is all they wanted to know. They blamed the pesky Federal primers.

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Old 11-21-2020, 1:56 PM
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Were you able to feel a difference in seating pressure before it was crushed?
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Old 11-21-2020, 3:47 PM
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Originally Posted by smoothy8500 View Post
I wonder if it was one of the older tools without the safety "lock-out" gate to block the primer supply from the ram?
Yes, both of my RCBS hand primer tools have the gate...
Always wear eye pro!!!
Hope you're on the mend, OP. It could have been worse!
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