Lyman Truline Junior Press Reburb

Discussion in 'Ammunition & Reloading' started by sheriffjohn, May 13, 2020.

  1. sheriffjohn

    sheriffjohn Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Among my long-neglected treasures is a Truline Junior press which uses small Lyman dies. The dies are the same as the "310 tool" which I also uncovered. I have dies for .22 hornet and .25-20 repeater as well as .38 special. What I don't have are the shellholders. Apparently there is a special shell holder type for this press. Anyone know of a substitute shell holder ?
     
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  2. sheriffjohn

    sheriffjohn Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Thanks ! The Truline Junior is like a lot of vintage tools - no plastic, made to last, and probably too expensive to produce today. This one hasn't loaded a cartridge in over 30 years, so it's ...very stiff. The .25-20 dies have never been out of the box, .22 hornet dies I used in the 310 tool in the 70's. It came with the .38 special dies. Lyman also made a powder measure/dispenser that mounted to the press, making it an early "progressive" outfit. Thanks again !