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Old March 28, 2006, 02:56 PM   #1
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OK, hornady LNL AP press owners, crimp die questions

Are you able to use LEE factory crimp dies?
Dillon crimp dies?
What brands work, and what brands don't?
Also, are there any mods you can do to it to make it work with other dies?
Are you happy with your press?
How is it for height?
Do you think it would be possible to hack it to make it fit with only 36" or so vertical clearance while still being able to fill the case feeder?
I have limited bench to ceiling room.....
Thanks for your time.
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Old March 28, 2006, 10:28 PM   #2
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The wire that ejects brass from the LNL gets in the way of dies other than Hornady. To use other dies you will need to either remove the wire and pull the finished rounds off manually or reshape the outside of the mouth of the die for clearance.

I am currrently using a Hornady die, but previously used an RCBS and did the manual thing with no particular loss of speed in reloading, just had to put up with an additional motion.
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