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Look what I found: Berdan-primed brass (once fired)

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Look what I found: Berdan-primed brass (once fired)

#1 Post by professrh » Wed Aug 02, 2017 4:06 pm

Came across this while out wandering around the internet: http://www.diamondkbrass.com/Berdan-Primed-Brass.html

Since we've been talking on and off, this spring and summer, about working with Berdan cases, I thought I'd post it. Prices seem reasonable, and I do have a few thousand suitable primers on hand.

Anybody got direct experience with this vendor?

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#2 Post by Cattus Borealis » Wed Aug 02, 2017 4:23 pm

What calibers are you looking for? I may make you an offer to reuse my brass....

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#3 Post by Point-man » Wed Aug 02, 2017 4:48 pm

professrh wrote:
Wed Aug 02, 2017 4:06 pm
Came across this while out wandering around the internet: http://www.diamondkbrass.com/Berdan-Primed-Brass.html

Since we've been talking on and off, this spring and summer, about working with Berdan cases, I thought I'd post it. Prices seem reasonable, and I do have a few thousand suitable primers on hand.

Anybody got direct experience with this vendor?

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No experience with the vendor, but thank you Prof for the link. I wish he had 7.5x55 swiss.

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#4 Post by Rapidrob » Wed Aug 02, 2017 6:13 pm

I would be very leery of buying once fired .303 Britt due to the problems with large chambers.
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#5 Post by Patman1951 » Thu Oct 26, 2017 3:28 pm

I also would second being very careful with once fired .303 Britt brass due to the chamber issue.

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#6 Post by ammolab » Thu Oct 26, 2017 9:33 pm

Do you have the .250" Berdan primer specific to most .303 Berdan brass? Not sold in the USA for 20 years or so.

And site shows "out of stock"..so?

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#7 Post by Airforce1 » Fri Oct 27, 2017 12:07 am

Just convert them to boxer with a pocket swage and some copper tubing.

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#8 Post by yooper_sjd » Wed Dec 06, 2017 3:27 pm

I use to have a post on the old forum for berdan conversion. Have done thousands of 8mm mauser, and 54R

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