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Cheddite primers in a spolar

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by Juantoomany, Mar 18, 2013.

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  1. Juantoomany

    Juantoomany Member

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    I am have issues with cheddite primers in the primer track. Anyone else have this problem?..Close to the bend they jam..causes me to use some of my favorite cuss words...
     
  2. oskerspap12

    oskerspap12 Active Member

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    No problems here.....Call Dicksie she'll get ya straightened out....

    D.P.Reynolds
     
  3. oleolliedawg

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    Empty the machine. Check the primer track for that loose BB real hard and you'll likely find it!!
     
  4. Roc'n C

    Roc'n C TS Member

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    I've ran several K thru my Spolar, and never a problem 1, like Oleolliedawg says, check the track,
    Chuck
     
  5. Juantoomany

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    Checked all the stuff.. called Spolar wanted me to send the track.. tray and feeding unit.they told me the primer tracks are all custom fit to the machine...sorry but have a real problem with that concept thanks for the information..this never happened with Remmingtons or winchesters primers...I think the issue is the cheddites
     
  6. Roc'n C

    Roc'n C TS Member

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    Clean out the track w a q tip, i use a very small amount of furniture polish on it

    Chuck
     
  7. southjblue

    southjblue Active Member

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    Buy a Mec or Dillon---Problem solved----OUCH---SJB
     
  8. Juantoomany

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    thanks...my backup is a PW. Just looking to see if anyone has had the same experience with cheddites...thanks folks
     
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    Sounds like you didn't properly ground your Spolar. ;-)
     
  10. ljuticsscentennialpro

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    Over a dozen guys at our club load on Spolars, with no primer feeding problems attributed to specific brands of primers, including Cheddites. A jammed primer in the bend of the primer track is usually due to small piece of shot wedged in the track. I finally found a well-hidden #8 shot that was intermittently hanging up primers after I emptied the track and shined a bright LED flashlight from the underside of the track on my Spolar, just like Oleolliedawg suggested. The tipped primer problem in the primer cup has been solved with the new primer cup that is available from Spolar. I've gone over 2,000 reloads without a tipped primer. The problem with hanging primers that catch at the very top of the track is usually solved by readjusting the angle of the primer track at the point where it is clamped into the primer tray. Bob
     
  11. chuckie68

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    The fix is in!!! It's the favorite cuss words!!! LOL
     
  12. RickN

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    I normally spill a few bb's when I'm filling. Learned right away to fill shot only with a full primer track.
     
  13. ken1okie

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    I have used every primer known to mankind in my Spolar and had to adjust the tract one time...........I've got Cheddites in mine now and just loaded two cases no problems.
     
  14. Wolfman

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    Gonna pipe in here - during the great primer shortage a few years ago, I tried a bunch of different primers, and all had jamming issues in one way or another. Finally got some Win 209's, and will not deviate from them again. I rarely (like every 3-4 thou) have a problem with Wins. Others either jammed in the track or the feeder.

    Stick with what works - there isn't enough money saved to pay for the jam clearing.
     
  15. ken1okie

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    I find it interesting that I have used Winnie, Remington, Cheddite, Wolfs, Nobles, Federals and at worst had to adjust the track minimally!! WTH? The only ones I haven't used is Fiochis.. I hate to think I was limited to one brand of primers!
     
  16. dls guide

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    I have been using chedites on my Spolar for a while with no problems. I bet it isn't the primer's fault. I do like the primer set up on PW better though.
     
  17. Juantoomany

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    thanks to everyone...I pulled the primer track off...filed and polished down some small burrs...and polished the track with very fine steel wool..install the track..everything is working like a champ...thanks for of the check points and advice!..

    Thanks Again!

    Dave E.
     
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