Originally Posted by gunnut07
Better call Lyman first before you attempt any fixes yourself. You never know they might send you a brand new press. Getting a Crusher would be better than the Spartan because the crusher is an O frame where the Spartan is a C frame.
I thought of that too but I love having this old Spartan, and it would serve the purpose I have in mind for it perfectly, actually better than the O-frame for my purposes. I will contact them though (if I can get through thier hold pattern!)