Small Pistol Magnum Primers
Small pistol magnum primers are a must-have for reloaders of many handgun cartridges with "Magnum" in the name such as the .357 Magnum. They are stronger than normal primers in order to withstand the greater forces involved in firing a magnum load.
SPM primers measure .175" (4.45mm) in diameter and are used not only for the aforementioned magnum cartridge but also for slower-burning powders.
Remington, CCI, and Federal are just a few of the names involved in producing quality small pistol magnum primers for sale - many of which, you'll find in-stock here at Widener's.
CCI #550 Small Pistol Magnum Primers - 1000 Count$28.00
Primer Type Small Pistol Magnum Manufacturer CCI Manufacturer SKU 0018 Quantity 1000
CCI (Cascade Cartridge Inc.) produces some of the most reputable rimfire ammo and component primers on the market and these 550s are no exception. CCI #550s are measured and loaded for use as small pistol magnum primers for calibers like .357 Magnum. CCI Magnum primers have improved sensitivity, a flame that burns 23% hotter than standard primers so as to ignite any shape of powder grain, and will function in extremely cold temperatures. CCI primers are produced in Idaho and are praised by handloaders for dependable ignition.
Don't forget to browse through Widener's great selection of pistol powders, while you're here!
CCI #550 Small Pistol Magnum Primers in APS Strips - 1000 Count$31.00
Primer Type Small Pistol Magnum Manufacturer CCI Manufacturer SKU 0079 Quantity 1000
These small pistol magnum primers come in reusable APS strips for compatibility with many numerous convenient case-priming tools. CCI #550s burn a temperature that is 23% hotter than the non-magnum primers and are meant to ignite large powder loads of any grain shape. The APS strips that 1000 count pack of primers come loaded on are color-coded red for safe identification. CCI primers are also notable for their improved sensitivity, larger relative effective strike zone, and ability to reliably ignite at temperatures below 20° F. CCI primers are produced in Idaho and are touted as one of the most suggested brand of component primers in reloading recipes.
Don't forget to check out Widener's great selection of pistol powders, while you're here!