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How bad would it be to chamber a round with the primer installed backward?

I was shooting this past Sunday when I found a round of Federal Premium aluminum case 115gr 9mm FMJ with what appears to be a primer installed backward.

I've tried to attach the picture I took with my phone, but Tapatalk is telling me that the file is not supported.
 

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I have had 4-5 over the years loaded backward during reloading. I believe one or two may have slipped through my last check and were ran through the pistol. Nothing ignited during those few times.
 

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It wasn't that I wanted to, I almost missed seeing the defective round as i was loading a magazine
I would contact Federal and let them know, along with a pic of the reversed primer.They may send you a voucher for a free box. Winchester did this once when I found a different defect. They sent me a mailing pouch, I mailed the defective round, and in a short time I received a check in the mail.

The round would not have been dangerous, but I doubt it would fire anyway. The anvil would be set back too far to make contact with the firing pin and the primer hole would be blocked preventing the main charge from igniting.
 

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I have had 4-5 over the years loaded backward during reloading. I believe one or two may have slipped through my last check and were ran through the pistol. Nothing ignited during those few times.
I have found a couple of backwards primers while reloading. I thought, how in the heck did that happen?
 

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Send a photo of it to Federal and let them know...maybe they'll send you a box of free ammo. My grandmother once found a tooth in her bowl of Wolf Brand Chili and sent a polaroid picture of it with a letter to WBC and they sent her 8 cases of chili!

Couldn't hurt to try!
 

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Had one backwards while in police academy during qualification of all times, stripped it and chambered another round. And carried on, picked it up afterwards and found the primer was indeed loaded the wrong way, I sent a letter no email at the time lol to Remington and never heard a word from them...
 

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I found a backwards primer in my $80 50 rd box of Buffalo Bore Heavy .44 Special.

Sure- Each round is hand inspected. :rolleyes:

Midway gave me a $10 credit towards my next order as compensation.
 

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You'll shoot your eye out, kid.
 
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