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Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: Cumberland County 5A
Been using CCI primers for well over 35 years. The only ones that didn't "go off", were due to a firing pin issue, not the primers. Usually with bolt rifles in cold weather. Even had that happen one really cold, damp morning in doe season, with my 444 Marlin.
It went off the second time I pulled the hammer back and let 'er drop, but by then the deer were into the saplings. Killed a nice, thick sugar maple sapling though.
Taught me to keep the bolt/firing pins free of goop. Even so, became a habit to dry fire the rifle, then load it, when going out in deer season. Ain't had an issue since.
Some folks' learnin' curves just look like circles...3A Camp/also hunt 4B