I overheard someone taking about using different sized primers to tweak your rifle loads. I am using large rifle primers for my .270 win. What would I gain by changing this up and what would I use? Magnum primers?
It all depends on the loads that you are shooting. If you are getting good accuracy I wouldn't change a thing. Sometimes using a magnum primer will improve it and sometimes it will cause problems. If you do switch you need to start your load from the begining since you may be near the top of the pressure curve right now and the new primer may push you over.
Being a bowhunting I've always been fanatical about scent control. Whether it's sprays, carbon clothing etc. I've tried it. The best thing that I have found for eliminating human scent is Betadine. It's been used in hospitals and homes for decades as a defense against infections on minor scrapes and burns. It can typically be found near the pharmacy in any of the major "one stop shop" stores, and a bottle will last multiple hunting seasons.
Before every hunt possible I...