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#200017 - 06/06/19 07:33 PM Standard or Magnum primer for Lil Gun?
Mech 8
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I have some Lil Gun that I want to try in 41 Mag, 44 Mag, and 45 Colt and I am not sure what primer to use. What is everyone else using successfully?

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#200018 - 06/06/19 08:54 PM Re: Standard or Magnum primer for Lil Gun? [Re: Mech 8]
45MAN
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MECH 8: ARE YOU AWARE OF THE ISSUES WITH LIL'GUN RUINING BARREL FORCING CONES. SOME SAY THAT THERE ARE SOME SAFE APPLICATIONS FOR LIL'GUN, ME, I JUST AVOID IT.


Edited by 45MAN (06/06/19 08:55 PM)
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#200023 - 06/08/19 09:03 AM Re: Standard or Magnum primer for Lil Gun? [Re: 45MAN]
sw282
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Listed to 45Man... After shooting LilGun in a handgun l can

actually FEEL the the barrel is much HOTTER.. l used it up in

my 700 Remington LVSF Varmint Rifle chambered in 221FB...

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#200024 - 06/08/19 11:01 AM Re: Standard or Magnum primer for Lil Gun? [Re: sw282]
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If you have a single shot or 300BO and want to use LIL Gun you do not need magnum primers. As a matter of fact, Speer recommends using a pistol primer in the 22 Hornet.

In a revolver find something else. And for the calibers you have listed, definitely choose other powders.

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#200028 - 06/08/19 04:26 PM Re: Standard or Magnum primer for Lil Gun? [Re: cherokeetracker]
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I have yet to use lil gun in a revolver ( can't find it locally), but most reloading manuals say to use a magnum primer for the calibers you have listed.


Edited by Brenden (06/08/19 04:27 PM)

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