• Rimfire Firing-Pin Indent Copper Crusher

Rimfire Firing-Pin Indent Copper Crusher

Rimfire Firing-Pin Indent Copper Crusher

The story of the SAAMI’s rimfire firing-pin indent copper crusher describes the reinvention of one of the most Important tools in the ammunition and firearms industry.


Firing-pin indent copper crushers
for 22-caliber rimfire ammunition

Rimfire (left) and center-fire (right) cartridges showing pin marks

Firing-pin indent copper crushers
for 22-caliber rimfire ammunition

The story of SAAMI’s rimfire firing-pin indent copper crusher describes the reinvention of one of the most important tools in the ammunition and firearms industry (Fig. 1). This article explains the purpose and operation of the rimfire firing-pin indent copper crusher and how an unusual chain of events almost led to the disappearance of this simple but important technology.

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