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Lyman shotshell handbook.

This is the third edition of this reloading classic which has been brought up to date with new loads and components. It also features articles on shotshell loads by Don Zutz and Tom Roster. There is a chapter on the history of Lyman, the granddaddy of reloading companies that celebrated its hundredth birthday in 1978.

Naturally there are illustrations of Lyman loading presses, but there is also information on MEC and Hornady tools. There is a full-color chapter on modern shotshell cases showing them in cut-away as well as a section on components. DuPont, Hercules, in this handbook as well as the primers to spark them.

Loads for every bore or gauge from .410 to 10 gauge are listed as well as slug and buckshot data for 10, 12, 16 and 20 gauge. A handy reference section covers pressure, patterns, slugs, chokes, shot specifications, conversion factors and other pertinent information. If you are just beginning to load, this book will be invaluable with its "how to" chapters and the advanced reloader will find it a gold mine of information. This is a large, 11 by 8-1/4 inches, paper-back-bound volume of 312 pages with a suggested retail price of $16.95. It should be available at your dealer or you can contact: Lyman Products Corporation, Route 147, Dept. GA, Middlefield, CT 06455.
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Author:French, Howard E.
Publication:Guns & Ammo
Article Type:Book Review
Date:Dec 1, 1984
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