Category: Lyman

NEW: Pro Dies from Lyman (In-Depth)

Lyman has just recently released an all-new lineup of reloading dies aimed at high-volume progressive reloading: Lyman Pro Dies. These dies are meant for serious reloading, and are available in both pistol sets, and rifle sets. In this video and article, we’ll take a close look at the pistol Pro Dies! What’s Included: Pistol Pro […]

NEW: Lyman Borecam Pro Hands-On

This year Lyman released an all-new version of their digital borecam system, it’s called the Lyman Borecam Pro! This new borecam is wirelesss, and supports HD resolution- and that’s just what I’ve been looking for! In this article we’ll get hands on with this new instrument. About the Lyman Borecam Pro From the Lyman Product […]

Hands-On: Lyman Case Prep Xpress

The Lyman Case Prep Xpress is one of the most popular motorized case prep tools out there- and in this article, I’m going to get hands-on with this machine! What’s In the Box The Lyman Case Prep Xpress is a fully-featured case prep solution. In the above image, you can see clockwise from top-left: Power […]

Shot Show 2020: Four New Products from Lyman

Lyman has been introducing more new products in the last few years than they have in a long time! This year while at the SHOT show, I caught up with Spencer Karoll (a Lyman Engineer) to hear about three exciting new products Lyman is bringing to market in 2020. Check it out! Lyman Stainless Steel […]

A Discussion with Lyman CEO Rick Ranzinger

One of my absolute favorite things about my job is when I meet the people in the industry behind the products we are all familiar with. There’s always a story to hear, and things to learn. During my recent trip to Lyman headquarters, I had the privilege to get to know Lyman CEO Rick Ranzinger […]

Lyman Factory Tour

Have you ever wondered where the reloading equipment you use comes from? Where and how it is made, who designed it, how things are assembled and tested? I have! And I just got some related first-hand experience when I visited Lyman headquarters in Middletown Connecticut. During my visit I got to see the factory, meet […]

Lyman Case Trim Express: Unboxing, Overview, Brass Trimming

When I saw the Lyman Case Trim Express at the 2019 SHOT Show, I knew I needed to show this new tool on Ultimate Reloader! Well now is the time to get “up close and personal” with this new case trimmer! I’ve been surprised at how much interest there is in this tool, and I’m […]

Overview: Lyman Long Range Reloading Handbook

Long-range rifle shooting has become a LOT more popular over the last five years or so, and the industry has taken notice! Now you can buy a 1/2 MOA rifle suitable for long-range shooting starting at about $1000.00 or even less. There are also a lot more great resources for long range shooting, including the […]

Lyman Cyclone Case Dryer: From Unboxing to Drying Cases

This story is a continuation of my last article where I demonstrated wet tumbling with the Lyman Cyclone Stainless Steel Rotary Case Tumbler. Wet tumbling is awesome! But if you get equipped for wet tumbling, you’ll need to have a way to dry your cases. You can air dry them, dry them in the oven, or […]

Lyman Cyclone Stainless Steel Rotary Case Tumbler: From Unboxing to Wet Tumbling Brass

Case cleaning is definitely an important part of the ammunition reloading process. It can also be frustrating, dirty, and take a lot of time. You can tumble cases in walnut shells, clean cases with an ultrasonic cleaner, or wet tumble: typically with stainless steel pin media and a cleaning solution. In this article, I’ll demonstrate […]

Quick Look: Lyman 68pc Master Gunsmith Took Kit

Gunsmithing is a lot of fun, but it’s a lot less fun when you don’t have the right tools (or can’t find your tools). Every professional or casual gunsmith therefore needs a good selection of tools, and a system of organization for those tools. So when I saw the new 68pc Master Gunsmith Tool Set […]

Test Your Trigger With the Lyman Electronic Digital Trigger Pull Gauge

How do you know *for sure* how your trigger is performing? There are a variety of options spanning simple mechanical gauges all the way up to the DVORAK TriggerScan for “laboratory grade” trigger profiling. If all you need is an accurate peak force measurement, the Lyman Electronic Digital Trigger Pull Gauge is a great option. […]

First Look: Brass Smith Victory Press from Lyman

Here it is! The last in a line-up of three unboxing and setup videos covering all of the new Brass Smith reloading presses from Lyman. This story is all about the Lyman Brass Smith Victory Single Stage press with on-press priming. Be sure to check out the Brass Smith Ideal and Brass Smith All American […]

New from Lyman: Brass Smith Precision Powder Funnel Set

If you’re loading precision rifle ammunition, you’ll need a reliable way to dump powder charges into your cases. A good powder funnel is the answer! But some funnels will have too much static cling, holes that are too large or too small, and not seat well on the mouth of the case you’re charging. The […]

Lyman Brass Smith Ideal Presss: From Unboxing to Loading

Ever since the SHOT show this year, I’ve been eagerly awaiting the opportunity to get hands-on with the new Brass Smith reloading presses from Lyman. Well that time has come! Last week I got my Lyman Brass Smith Ideal press, and this week I got my Inline Fabrication Mounting plate (Brass Smith presses have same […]

Lyman Borecam Digital Borescope: Overview and Comprehensive Test Drive

Have you ever wondered what’s going on inside your rifle’s barrel? Is the bore in good condition? Is the bore clean? You may have wondered the same things about your pistol barrels. Until recently, borescope tools have been beyond the reach of everyday gun owners- not now! Since Lyman has introduced the Borecam Digital Borescope, […]

New Lyman Brass Smith Presses: See Them First Here on Ultimate Reloader

OK Guys- 2018 is going to be EPIC here on Ultimate Reloader! Seriously, lots of cool new products, and some new adventures I’ll be talking about soon. One of the exciting new partners I’ll be working with this year is Lyman Products! Lots of cool things to talk about, one of them is the new […]




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