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    Put a piece of masking tape over the fired primer, pull the trigger, see if the tape gets punctured.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MarlinManCB45/70 View Post
    OP, are you testing the trigger or the new hammer spring?
    So I have a AR10 that I replaced a Timney 4lb ar10 trigger and “high mass” hammer with an AR15 3lb trigger with a the standard or low mass hammer. I am pretty sure the new trigger will detonate a civilian LR primer but not sure about mill spec primers because the primer cups are thicker. I will test it in the morning.

    Thanks for all the ideas.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rob42049 View Post
    Put the muzzle up against the cat. That should muffle the primer noise.
    So that's why I never see any cats up at your place..
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