JWB wrote:Replying to an old thread I know, but the answer to the question is that Lyman produced a full length size die for users of the 310 tong-tool in a wide range of calibres. You placed your well lubed case into the die, then forced it completely into the die using a bench-vice or press if you had access to one. The case then needed to be driven out of the die with a punch that would fit the case-mouth.
As previously mentioned a reloading press and a FL die make life a lot simpler.
I carried a 310 set with powder and projectiles over rather a lot of NZ once upon a time, and they certainly served their purpose. I still prefer to load with it when away from home and use a combination of a Lee collet die and the 310 for priming and bullet seating when at home. Simple, effective, and accurate.
JWB wrote:We have met several times. Memory fails me as to where. Probably in Taupo while on check, or the Taupo reunion in 81, or Joe Keeley's funeral, and if Reg taught you to fly, probably Opotiki as well.
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