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pull bullets dump powder and then with a nice solid backer....anvil or sheet of lead place the case on the backer and hit with a 22oz estwing.....adult snap caps!I personally haven't had a lot of luck with this method. In my experience, primers are much harder to kill than you think.
If someone has a proven method (which means you've actually tested to confirm they are dead) I'd love to hear it.
back of a modern trash truck is built heavier than some tanks from the first or second world war. Ammunition not contained in a gun chamber/barrel is a next to harmless noise maker. Soaking the primers in oil doesn't work. That's why I'd just throw them away whole. Pull the bullets if it makes you feel better, but it is truly a waste of time.
I've punched out a ton of live primers over the years, never had one go off. Just got take it nice and easy on the handle.Hasn't the method of using oil to deactivate primers been proven to be very hit or miss?
I remember some testing that once the primers had dried out most of them worked again.