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209 Primers
« on: February 13, 2012, 11:13:37 AM »
Anyone have a chart listing how "hot" different 209 primers are? Looking for a list comparing Winchester, Remington, Fiocchi, CCI, Federal, ETC..... I got a good deal on some CCI's over the weekend and was wondering where they landed in a comparison. From what information I found, my load with Clay Dot is fine with CCI. I have been using Fiocchi the last few years, and Rem before that. I shot the CCI's and found no pressure issues.
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Re: 209 Primers
« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2012, 02:06:04 PM »
Where did you find Fiocchis in WA, I'm looking for them or Rio primers.  You might want to give Ballistic Products a call for the info on prime  brisance.
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Re: 209 Primers
« Reply #2 on: February 14, 2012, 05:58:35 PM »
The last batch of Fiocchis I bought was from Rockys House of Guns in Wenatchee. They have since went out of business. You may try the Spokane Gun Club, sometimes they have Fiocchi.
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Re: 209 Primers
« Reply #3 on: February 14, 2012, 06:08:12 PM »
You can get both fiocchis and rio's from Connies www.conniescomponents.com
As far as a chart goes you may give the guys at three forks reloading in cle elum a call, they can prob dis something up for you.

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Re: 209 Primers
« Reply #4 on: February 15, 2012, 10:22:46 AM »
Unofficially, sounds like Federal is the hottest, followed by Fiocchi, WIN, & CCI being very similar, and REM being just behind.

 I think I have seen Connies at the bigget ATA shoots, and I have seen the web page. Prices are pretty good, especially if you buy at the shoots!
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Re: 209 Primers
« Reply #5 on: June 04, 2012, 05:09:22 PM »
This is a list I got from Hodgdon a few years ago about 209 Primer temperature.

Hottest to coldest.

Federal 209A
Chedditte
Remington
CCI 209 M
Winchester
CCI standard
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Re: 209 Primers
« Reply #6 on: June 04, 2012, 05:22:45 PM »
I am currently using cheddite primers for my steel shot, and have a 1000 federal primers to use as soon as they dry up.  I have shot both with no complaints.
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Re: 209 Primers
« Reply #7 on: June 04, 2012, 05:23:26 PM »
I hear that fiochi are wider and will make the hull usuless for other primers once used, but I have not tested that theory myself.
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Re: 209 Primers
« Reply #8 on: June 04, 2012, 05:28:29 PM »
I hear that fiochi are wider and will make the hull usuless for other primers once used, but I have not tested that theory myself.

That is exaclty right.  I learned that the hard way when I loaded a bunch of hulls from a friend who used Fiocchi primers.  My Winchester primers fell out of the shell in my vest pocket when I was at a registered shoot in Moses Lake. :bash: :chuckle:
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Re: 209 Primers
« Reply #9 on: June 04, 2012, 05:30:51 PM »
I hear that fiochi are wider and will make the hull usuless for other primers once used, but I have not tested that theory myself.

That is exaclty right.  I learned that the hard way when I loaded a bunch of hulls from a friend who used Fiocchi primers.  My Winchester primers fell out of the shell in my vest pocket when I was at a registered shoot in Moses Lake. :bash: :chuckle:
Thanks I will make sure to stay away from them.
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Re: 209 Primers
« Reply #10 on: June 04, 2012, 05:51:31 PM »
I hear that fiochi are wider and will make the hull usuless for other primers once used, but I have not tested that theory myself.

That is exaclty right.  I learned that the hard way when I loaded a bunch of hulls from a friend who used Fiocchi primers.  My Winchester primers fell out of the shell in my vest pocket when I was at a registered shoot in Moses Lake. :bash: :chuckle:
Thanks I will make sure to stay away from them.
 :tup:
There is nothing wrong with Fiocchi primers.  Just know that winchesters are smaller diameter.  I havent taken a mic to the other brands to figure out their diameter.  I guess I am not that bored.
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Re: 209 Primers
« Reply #11 on: June 07, 2012, 06:01:57 PM »
Somebody was bored enough:


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Re: 209 Primers
« Reply #12 on: June 07, 2012, 08:25:40 PM »
Wow thats a nice chart.
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