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Testing old powder/primers
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BootBoyX2
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June 19, 2020 - 6:58 pm
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Greetings from Minnesooota Went to the range on Wed. 6-17 for my birthday and got a free lane to usesurprised! Went mainly to try 35 yr. old powder and primers.Thanks to comments to give them a try.Only loaded 30 rounds.Shooting went good without any issues.Poor target results because of lack of practice/bad eyes/bad hands. Have confidence to reload more for the .41mag.Also shot my Beretta in .380 acp and Ruger Mk 4 22/45 with a red dot.All in all a good at the range.Good buy for now from Minnesooota.God bless America,she needs it these daysproud-to-be-an-american

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rwsem
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occasionas long as the powder doesn't smell rotten and the primers were well kept, should be good!  Glad it was.

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I agree with rwsem, if powders and primers are kept in a dry area for extended length of time, 10-20+ years, there shouldn't be any issues.  

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