Small Rifle Primers

Western Reloading Supplies offers a great selection of Small Rifle Primers In Stock for your reloading supply needs! Check out our current selection below!

Daily sales of reloading primers are available at Western Reloading Supplies. The world’s largest gun auction site,, has a huge number of vendors who advertise their goods here.

You can purchase these reloading supplies from one of these vendors. The primer is the part of the ammunition that, when struck with enough power to provide the heat necessary to ignite the propellant charge and launch the bullet, chemically reacts to launch the projectile.

To produce more accurate rounds or simply to save money on ammo, handloading or reloading enthusiasts like to manufacture their own rounds, complete with primer.

If you’re searching to acquire reloading primers or reloading equipment, keep checking back as Western Reloading Supplies dealers constantly update their auction listings.

Why are Small Rifle Primers Out of Stock?

Primers are needed to produce new ammunition, however manufacturers have switched some of the primers that would have been sold for reloading to the creation of new ammunition, which has decreased the supply of primers as a component. Reloading interest has surged as a result of the ammo shortage, adding to the already-stressed supply.

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What are Small Rifle Primers?

Primarily employed for target shooting, the little primer. Just enough primer compound is present to successfully ignite the powder charge, which could lead to more reliable outcomes on targets. The majority of hunting ammo contains a bigger primer with more primer compound to consistently ignite the powder under all circumstances.

What is the Difference Between Large and Small Primers?

Brass lasts longer and case heads from small-caliber rifle primers are stronger. In extremely cold temperatures, large rifle primers burn propellant more consistently and reliably.

What are the two Types of Rifle Primers?

Modern metallic cartridge ammunition uses two separate centerfire primer types: Berdan and Boxer. The fundamental distinction between the two is that Berdan primers have an anvil that is a part of the primer pocket on the cartridge case, whereas Boxer primers have an anvil that is self-contained within the primer.

Is it OK to Use Small Rifle Primers in Pistols?

I typically respond with “no,” which is the simplest response. I specifically questioned my sources in the ammunition sector, “Could a person safely load handgun cartridges if they only had small rifle primers?” I received an immediate “No” from almost all of them, followed by “That’s the official answer.”

CCI Small Rifle Primers In Stock

CCI Small Rifle Primers are continuously tested and improved. As a result today’s CCI primers are more sensitive, easier to seat and more compatible with progressive and automated loading equipment than ever before. They utilize modern non-corrosive and non-mercuric initiator mixes for the cleanest burn possible.

Winchester Small Rifle Primers For Sale

The primers used in Lake City 5.56mm ammunition are Winchester NATO-Spec Military Primers. For uniformity from shot to shot, these primers are constructed to stringent standards.

All primers are extensively and continuously tested for consistency and sensitivity under situations and at temperatures well outside their typical operating range.

Winchester Small Rifle Primers ensures exact measurements and tolerances for anvil heights, uniformity in size and quality, and stability in the face of fluctuations in temperature and humidity.

Quantity Information:

  • Box of 1000: 10 Sleeves of 100
  • Box of 5000: 5 boxes of 1000


  • Non-corrosive and non-mercuric
  • These primers contain no ingredients that cause barrel rusting
  • Legendary Reliability, Consistency, and Precision

Important Product And Safety Information

  • You must be 18 or older to purchase Rifle or Shotgun Ammunition and 21 or older to purchase Handgun Ammunition. In ordering this product, you certify that you are of legal age and satisfy your jurisdiction’s legal requirements to purchase this product.
  • For safety reasons, we do not accept returns on ammunition. Always make sure you use the correct ammunition for your specific firearm.
  • The sale or shipment of this product to residents of certain jurisdictions is prohibited. Check your local laws before ordering this product. Check your local laws for any other regulations.
  • We recommend the use of protective eyewear whenever using or near the use of this item.
  • Item will only be shipped using Ground Shipping to the contiguous 48 states only.

CCI Small Rifle Primers 450

450 Bricks of 1000 Small Rifle Magnum 0017. The high level of evolution in CCI’s primers is attributable to their ongoing testing and improvement.

The CCI primer available now is better than ever before in terms of sensitivity, seating ease, and compatibility with progressive and automatic loading equipment.

Brand CCI
Model 0017
Type Primer
Material Primer
Style No. 450
Gun Type Small Rifle
Primers Per Box 100 Per Box
Boxes Per Brick 10 Boxes Per Brick
Boxes Per Case 50 Boxes Per Case


What are 450 Small Rifle Primers Used For?

CCI Small Rifle Primers #450 are easy to ignite and seat, making them an excellent choice for reloading. CCI’s #450 Small Rifle Primers come in singles and strips and are ideal for single stage or progressive reloading.

Small Rifle Primers 1000 Count

These non-corrosive, all-weather primers provide quick, consistent ignition in any shooting environment. Primers are thoroughly tested for consistency and sensitivity at temperatures and circumstances much beyond the normal operating range.

Winchester offers improved sensitivity for more positive shooting in all guns, as well as precisely controlled weights of primer combinations, consistency in size and quality, exact measurements and tolerances for anvil heights, and stability in temperature and humidity extremes.

How Small Rifle Primers are Made?

A primer is made comprised of a brass cup filled with flammable lead styphnate. On impact, lead styphnate bursts. In the manufacturing process, lead styphnate starts as a liquid. The compound is poured into the brass cup, and then a triangular piece of metal, known as the anvil, is placed within.

Why Are there no Small Rifle Primers Available?

People being sick, missing work to care for their children, and self-quarantining – from factory workers to delivery drivers, and all the way up the supply chain – produced a production slump this spring. The Remington bankruptcy has had a significant influence on the availability of ammo and primers.

CCI Small Pistol Primers #500

CCI Small Pistol Primers are tested and upgraded on a regular basis. As a result, CCI primers are more sensitive, easier to seat, and more compatible than ever with progressive and automatic loading equipment.

For the cleanest burn possible, they use current non-corrosive and non-mercuric initiator blends.

These are the “bread-and-butter” primers in reloading recipes, the most regularly used primers.

CCI standard primers burn exceptionally cleanly, leaving primer pockets cleaner and allowing you to go longer between pocket cleanings.

This is a major advantage for progressive reloaders. They are more sensitive and easier to seat than previous CCI primers, and they are designed to flow smoothly in automated equipment. Boxes of 1000 or 5000 count are available.

Ginex Small Rifle Primers

Since 1951, this Bosnia-Herzegovina-based company has been producing ammunition components, as well as blasting caps and electric igniters. UNIS GINEX primers are available with regular SINOXIDE priming mixture charges as well as a heavy metal-free EKO priming mixture.

Quality UNIS GINEX Primer for Rifles and Pistols

These primers are ideal for building match-grade ammo for your rifle or mass-producing rounds for a family outing to the shooting range. Each UNIS GINEX pistol and rifle primer is made to high standards and is designed to be simple to install.

They are designed to be temperature insensitive, so you can rely on them whether it is sub-zero or blistering hot. UNIS GINEX manufactures primers for a wide range of calibers, from the smallest to the largest commercially available.

UNIS GINEX primers are a must-have component on your reloading supplies shelf due to its history of excellence, high-tech priming mixture, and low prices.

Fiocchi Small Rifle Primers

The Fiocchi Small Rifle Magnum Primers are now available in a convenient 1500 count from Western Reloading Supplies. These Small Rifle Magnum Primers are simple to light and seat, making them an excellent choice for reloading.

These primers are manufactured on contemporary machinery with the best materials available to assure good performance in your hand loads.

These primers are tougher than typical and will perform admirably in military rifles with floating firing pins.

Fiocchi Small Rifle Magnum primers are utilized in their high-grade rifle ammo, and you can now have the same quality in your reloads. Each sleeve of Fiocchi primers contains 150.

Specifications and Features:

  • Hard Type Primer
  • Non-Corrosive
  • Works well for Semi-auto and Full Auto Firearms
  • Excellent Ignition
  • Easy to seat
  • Contains Lead