The Ljutic is not old, but rather one of the top trap guns made.
Joel Etchen Guns Just sold one for $8500!!
Over time the parts wear-in or mate together. The top lever will move to the center just as denster has said.
On a used gun if the lever is far...
Where the base pin enters the frame at the front you might
see a maker's mark or stamping.
Call RCBS service, they will send you a new one!
If the press is $10, ask if there is any wads, powder, shot, or empty shells to go with it?
Hercules has a container of Bullseye in a lab where they test it every year.
That Bullseye powder is over 100 years old and is just as good as new...
Nice thing about the service manual is they give the spring length's,
new and used.
The Browning A5 requires a lot of care-- that said every 15 years or so
it should be torn down cleaned and relubed.
For those not knowing how to...
Outside of Remchester and shotty's, I always bypass this one "School Me"
Yes the Gun Clubs have a steel base, but they are still light years ahead of the new
Winchester HS AA's.
Savagelover, all of the35 Remington case's I have were picked up off the ground
at outdoor ranges.
I do hope you pickup brass, don't you.
Powder and primers are one thing, start following the cost of reloading tools.
Prices have gone up and some of the used stuff has gone thru the sky.
Find a 35 Remington case or any 35 caliber rifle case, the larger the better to hold on to.
You melt the lube in a shallow pan put the bullets in base down.
Then let the lube turn solid, Use a Kake-Cutter to remove them from the pan.
Heat, the stuff will melt.
So what you say about the loading of 38 Special wad cutters came out of
no where! If you can't back it up it didn't happen!
This info. about sizing the case after dropping bullet into it,
where did this info. come from?
Please quote a source of the knowledge.
When the OP posts "shotty" I will generally pass on adding any information or my knowledge,
since the OP knows everything there is to know about...
Look at the picture again, it has a four station turret for shell holders.
I don't think it was designed as a progressive press.
It's a 12 station turret press and a four station priming turret.
Remember in the old days we had four different primer cups.
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