CCI Percussion Caps #10


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CCI 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.

#10 caps are for some imported revolvers having smaller nipples

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CCI Percussion Caps #10


CCI Percussion Caps #10 provide the reliable, consistent ignition blackpowder shooters need. They feature non-corrosive, non-mercuric priming compounds with soft, ribbed copper cups, and they are available in a variety of styles.

  • Non-corrosive, non-mercuric priming compounds
  • Choice of styles
  • Assembled with soft, ribbed copper cups

What Chemical Is In A Percussion Cap?

Secondly, The percussion cap was made possible by the discovery of a chemical compound, mercuric fulminate or fulminate of mercury.

Thirdly, Its chemical formula is Hg(ONC)2 — it is made from mercury, nitric acid, and alcohol. Mercuric fulminate is extremely explosive, and it is shock-sensitive.

What is the difference between a flintlock and percussion?

More, The advantages of percussion over flintlock are profound.

Also, Percussion lock guns are faster to load, have a quicker lock time and are more reliable.

Again, This gives percussion significant advantages over flintlock in pretty much all shooting disciplines.

What’s in a bullet primer?

Further, Primers are made of a copper or brass alloy cup with a brass anvil and have an impact-sensitive lead styphnate igniter.

Again, The metal parts of the primer are usually nickel-plated to resist corrosion.

Notwithstanding, Propellants can vary from black gunpowder to a more modern smokeless powder that contains nitrocellulose.

What are No 11 percussion caps used for?

In addition, #11 Percussion Caps are muzzleloader that uses a #11 percussion cap ignition. The RWS no.

Also, the 1075 #11 percussion caps are very hot and give you consistent shot groupings.

Are CCI caps corrosive?

Again, Non-mercuric, non-corrosive are reliable, CCI Muzzleloader Percussion Caps make muzzleloading much more enjoyable.

Couple with, #10 caps work in revolvers with smaller nipples.

Why is there a shortage of primers?

In truth, they were working 24/7 to manufacture as much as they could as quickly as they could.

According to the National Shooting Sports Foundation, the reason for the shortage was due to hoarding by shooters and the same may be true with primers and other reloading components today.

What are boxer primers?

Furthermore, In a Boxer primer, the anvil is a separate stirrup piece that sits in the primer cup providing sufficient resistance to the impact of the firing pin as it indents the cup and crushes the pressure-sensitive ignition compound.

Additionally, The primer pocket in the case head has a single flash-hole in its center.

How does a Percussion Caps No 10 – CCI work in a bullet?
Equally, an important purpose of a primer is to ignite the propellant powder in a given cartridge.
To do this, the primer contains a very small amount of explosive held inside a metal primer cap.
The stream of hot gas rapidly increases the temperature and pressure inside the cartridge case, igniting the propellant powder.

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0.770 Pounds



Carrier Restrictions  

  • Cannot ship via air
  • Cannot ship via USPS
  • Cannot ship to PO Box
  • Must ship to Contiguous US

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