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    Default Primers in Airline Luggage?

    I know this has probably been here before.
    I have friends who come and go to the lower 48 for various reasons. I have them bring back projectiles and there is no problem. How about primers. Is there a certain amount they will liet you carry in your luggage before they go nuts????

    I am getting tired of being hosed for darn near $4 per 100 when the guys down south can buy Wolf primers at $18 per 1,000.
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    I think it largely depends on the airline, but this from the TSA looks like primers and powder are a no go.
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    Heck Fire , I can't even have my gel insoles in my danged shoes...!! According to the Reichs Ministry for the Supression of Free Travel.





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    Strange as it may seem, primers are absolutely illegal in checked luggage and are dangerous goods for other shippers. As is powder. You can, however take an amazing amount of ammo in checked luggage, as long as it is declared and within limits.

    Don't try it.

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    No primers, no strike-anywhere matches that we can't get in Alaska. I'm speaking from experience. How much ammo varies between the airlines. But they all prohibit primers.

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