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.
Anyone who shoots a sabot bullet has had the problem with loading the next round with a dirty barrel we have all struggled with it.
Between muzzleloader shots I have done some research and testing on my own to find out what works for me for the next shot. I have been using a product called bore butter and when the muzzleloader is just sitting around I leave it caked in the barrel for protection. Have also found that if I lube my sabots with bore butter they really slide nicely down the barrel....