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#6138069 - 01/15/16 08:43 PM Hornady lnl bushing for press
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School me. If I order a bushing kit for my rock chucker will I bill able to go back and forth from my LNL ap to my rock chucker without making die adjustments? Songs to good to be true

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#6138100 - 01/15/16 09:06 PM Re: Hornady lnl bushing for press [Re: Kyle Horn]
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#6138158 - 01/15/16 09:43 PM Re: Hornady lnl bushing for press [Re: Kyle Horn]
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Crap...then I guess there is no point if you will still have to adjust. Ever heard of shimming the bushing to match the spec from the lnl ap press?

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#6138176 - 01/15/16 09:55 PM Re: Hornady lnl bushing for press [Re: Kyle Horn]
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You're asking if you can install your dies in the bushing for the Hornady press, then take the die out of the bushing and install it in an RCBS press, correct?
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#6138197 - 01/15/16 10:15 PM Re: Hornady lnl bushing for press [Re: Kyle Horn]
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Yes sir

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#6138255 - 01/15/16 11:09 PM Re: Hornady lnl bushing for press [Re: Kyle Horn]
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From the Hornady site

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Simply insert a Hornady bushing into your RCBS® Rock Chucker or other reloading press using a 1-1/4-12 thread, and you’re ready to take advantage of Hornady’s Lock-N-Load technology. It’s the easiest way to get the most out of your competitive reloading press. The Lock-N-Load Conversion Kit includes three die bushings and one conversion bushing.


On the rockchucker there is a black threaded on inside and outside "nut" the 7/8X14 dies screw into. I believe if you remove that your Hornady adaptors will screw into the Rockchucker in its place. Then you can use the Loc-n-load bushings on your dies and keep the setup just like when switching around in a Hornady press. Catch is I bet the dies will need some adjusting when switching presses.
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#6138346 - 01/16/16 06:17 AM Re: Hornady lnl bushing for press [Re: kmon1]
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Originally Posted By: kmon1
Catch is I bet the dies will need some adjusting when switching presses.



^^This is why I said no.

When dies are set to specs within a thousandth, I don't see them staying set perfectly.
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#6138448 - 01/16/16 08:45 AM Re: Hornady lnl bushing for press [Re: Kyle Horn]
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FYI: This is more a economics thing.

Go to Cabelas and buy the Hornady Rockchucker conversion with SIX bushings. They are $19.99. You only buy this kit as it will give you the cheapest bushing cost.

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#6145577 - 01/20/16 06:20 PM Re: Hornady lnl bushing for press [Re: Gemlin]
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That's what I did a couple of years ago. Like the Rock Chucker much better now.

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