About Primers: The initial pinfire primer was created by French gunsmith Casimir Lefaucheaux in 1828. This was succeeded by the Berdan primer patented in 1866 and the Boxer primer which emerged almost simultaneously. For hunters who prefer to make their own ammunition, Natchez Shooting & Outdoors Supplies offers a full line of shooting primers and accessories. Choose from top brands, including Winchester, Remington, Federal and more. Combine your primer with top quality powder, brass and bullets to assemble your ammo. To round out your gear, check our primer trays, primer plugs and sleeves and priming systems. At Firearms-world.com, we offer the best brands at the best prices! Choose from RCBS, CCI, Federal or Lee for a successful shooting adventure.

PRIMERS FOR SALE| Rifle & Pistol Primers for ReloadingReloading Primers For Sale [In Stock]


  1. Magtech Large Rifle Primers [1000]
  2. Fiocchi Small rifle magnum primers [1500].

Buy primers online from Firearms World. We have a wide selection of primers for all your reloading needs. Firearms world stocks a huge variety and quantity of reloading primers from brands like Winchester, Federal, and Remington. Check out our primers for sale online!


Ignite your reloads with precision using Reloading Primers. Our collection includes small pistol, large pistol, small rifle, and large rifle primers, ensuring consistent ignition for reliable and efficient firearm performance.

Primers For sale: Spark Your Reloading Experience

Reloading your own ammunition can be a rewarding and cost-effective hobby for competitive shooters and anyone who shoots in bulk. However, it requires a certain level of knowledge, skill, and proper components to do it safely and effectively. One important aspect of reloading is understanding the different types of reloading primers and their intended purposes. In this guide, we will cover important information you’ll need to know about primers, including primer types and popular primer manufacturers. If you are interested in learning how to reload ammo.

Small Pistol Primers: Small pistol primers are best suited for igniting small to medium-sized pistol ammunition. Some common cartridges that use small pistol primers include 9mm Luger and .380 ACP.

Small Pistol Magnum Primers: Small pistol magnum primers are used in high-pressure loads in small to medium pistol cartridges. You’ll find rounds like the 357 Magnum using small pistol magnum primers.

Large Pistol Primers: Large pistol primers reliably ignite ammunition for larger cartridges like the 10mm Auto and .45 ACP.

Large Pistol Magnum Primers: Large pistol magnum primers are designed for high-performance hand loads in cartridges such as the 475 Linebaugh.

Small Rifle Primers: Small rifle primers are used in small to medium-sized rifle cartridges like the 223 Remington.

Small Rifle Magnum Primers: Small rifle magnum primers are Ideal for magnum rifle cartridges, offering consistent ignition.

Large Rifle Primers: Large rifle primers offer reliable ignition in larger rifle cartridges and are suitable for rounds like .308 Winchester and .30-06 Springfield.

Large Rifle Magnum Primers: Large rifle magnum loads are designed specifically for ignition in powerful magnum loads like the .338 Lapua and .300 Weatherby Magnum.

50 BMG Primers: Like the name implies, 50 BMG primers are specifically crafted for the powerful .50 BMG cartridge.

209 Shotgun Primers: 209 shotgun primers are designed for use in standard field and target loads.

209M Shotgun Magnum Primers: 209M magnum primers are designed for heavy waterfowl and turkey loads.


When it comes to primer manufacturers, Firearms World is proud to offer a selection of well-respected brands, each known for their quality and reliability:


CCI Ammunition: CCI is widely known for its broad offering of primers and ammunition. Their line covers most major primer types, and each model is continuously tested and improved. They are trusted by shooters for their consistent performance.

Federal Premium: Federal Premium is a household name known for its premium-quality primers and ammunition components. Federal Premium offers a wide range of primers, including their Gold Medal Match Primers that offer improved consistency for competitive shooters and hunters who demand the very best when it comes to precision.

Winchester: Winchester is a go-to choice for reloaders looking for dependable primers that consistently deliver optimal results. They have several primer lines that cover pistol and rifle reloaders, along with muzzleloader shooters.

Cheddite: Cheddite has a strong reputation in the reloading community, offering reliable primer options for various shooting applications. Their primers are affordable yet effective, making them a choice of high-volume reloaders.

Aguila: Aguila is known for producing high-quality reloading components and ammo. Their non-corrosive primers provide remarkable consistency and ignition in any weather conditions.

Remington: Remington primers are tested to incredibly tight tolerances for reliable performance and ignition. Their primers are designed to work well in a variety of weather conditions and with a variety of powder types.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are reloading primers, and why are they important for ammunition reloading?

Reloading primers are small, self-contained devices that initiate the powder ignition process in ammunition. They are crucial for reloading because they create the spark that ignites the powder and propels the bullet out of the barrel. 

What are the main types of reloading primers available?

How do I choose the right type and size of primer for my reloading needs?

Are there any safety precautions I should take when handling reloading primers?

Can I use small pistol primers in place of small rifle primers or vice versa?

How should I store my reloading primers to ensure their longevity?

What’s the shelf life of reloading primers?

What’s the difference between standard and magnum primers?

How can I safely dispose of old or unused primers?

Can I reload primers, or are they for one-time use only?

What are some reputable brands for reloading primers?

Can I purchase reloading primers online, and are there any shipping restrictions?

How should I store my primers to maintain their quality and longevity? Primers should be stored in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight and moisture. Ideally, they should be kept in an ammunition cabinet or storage box designed to limit temperature fluctuations and humidity. Avoid storing primers near chemicals or volatile substances. It's also important to keep them in their original packaging to protect them from environmental factors and physical damage. Proper storage will help maintain their performance and reliability over time.