So what can I use to replace the torqued pin of my Lyman 8mm sizing and decapping die? Will RCBS replacement fit? Or is the $7 Lyman that looks rather different than the existing one the right choice? I also saw what looked like a pin only insert but it looks like my pin is part of the expander button? http://www.midwayusa.com/product/625...-package-of-10
I want to put the 8mm die back in working order, Need to know what my options are for the Lyman die with a broken pin. I am hoping it is the 10 pack solution. Not the $7 solution
Had some crimped military 30-06 boxer primed that I wanted to size to 8mm just to see if I could. Broke the primer pin on the 8mm die, then proceeded to bend my Lee universal decapping die pin.
I have had 223 mil brass that was harder to remove primers on but these 30-06 were just not happening. Two pieces of brass and two damaged decapping pins. I had to take a second look to be sure they weren't berdan. They weren't, and did not look like the hole was plugged with media (lizard litter aka ground walnut hulls)
I'll talk to Titan about replacing the Lee pin, and the one case came out fine so I guess I proved I can make 8mm but I'm pretty sure I don't want to. And if I do I might want to purchase pins in bulk and remove the expander/decapper rod from the sizing die first.