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Old July 28, 2011, 09:17 PM   #35
Hog Buster
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Join Date: October 26, 2009
Location: Pointe Coupee, Louisana
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Laugh if you like, but that’s good advice. I’ve resized and de-primed my thumb and/or finger more than once.

I’ve got an old Lyman Spar-T press that anytime my fingers were between the ram and die the handle would fall and it would bite me. Usually when I had a sizing/de-priming die lined up. Words can’t adequately express how it feels to have a de-priming pin driven thru a finger or thumb. It happened so often that I used a brazing rod and chunk of lead to make a counter weight....... I haven’t used it in years, but it’s still there, just waiting....
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