Customer Reviews for LYMAN Lyman No. 55 Classic Black Powder Measure

LYMAN Lyman No. 55 Classic Black Powder Measure

A great tool for black-powder cartridge shooters and cowboy-action shooters. Internal metering bars rotate in a non-sparking brass sleeve. Large, non-static aluminum powder reservoir holds a pound of black powder. Unique three-slide adjustment bars give you consistent accuracy. Includes 7/8" x 14 adapter, and large and small drop tubes. Mounts on bench or directly on a press or powder-measure stand.
Overall Customer Rating:
4.667 out of 5
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6 out of 6(100%)reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.
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Customer Reviews for Lyman No. 55 Classic Black Powder Measure
Review 1 for Lyman No. 55 Classic Black Powder Measure
Overall Customer Rating: 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Age: 46-55
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Lyman 55 Classic

Date:March 1, 2011
I've been wanting one of these for about a decade and finally got around to ordering it. I was not disappointed. I made a stand for it for my reloading bench, which really helps when using it. I've loaded some .45 Colt and .44 Russian loads using it, and it worked perfectly. If you want to load Black Powder Cartridges, this is a must have!
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Review 2 for Lyman No. 55 Classic Black Powder Measure
Overall Customer Rating: 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Location: Joshua Texas
Age: 56-65
Gender: Male
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

A good powder thrower

Date:June 21, 2010
I had one of these in Australia and decided I needed another one over here. As good as any powder thrower I used as well as having the aluminium hopper for black powder.
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Review 3 for Lyman No. 55 Classic Black Powder Measure
Overall Customer Rating: 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Black Powder Measure

Date:November 2, 2009
Excellent product.
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Review 4 for Lyman No. 55 Classic Black Powder Measure
Overall Customer Rating: 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Location: Los Lunas, NM
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Powder measure

Date:May 29, 2008
Works well with black powder. I got a consistent measure each time. While using black powder substitute, I had a problem with powder not dropping down the drop tube. I had to disassemble the unit too clear the jam. The catalog info indicates that it will mount on most stands with the #14 thread. I had purchased an RCBS powder stand for the unit but the adapter that comes with the 55 is too short to mount it on the stand, and the provided #14 nut did not thread onto the 55 adapter.
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Review 5 for Lyman No. 55 Classic Black Powder Measure
Overall Customer Rating: 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Lyman No. 55 Black Powder Powder Measure

Date:July 30, 2007
This piece of equipment is one of the most precise and accurate measures I've yet to use! The Lyman No. 55 Black Powder Powder Measure gives me consistent, accurate, over-and-over measurement which is absolutely necessary in the black powder business. Lyman is 'THE' meause you want! The cost is relative to the accuracy and quality.
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Review 6 for Lyman No. 55 Classic Black Powder Measure
Overall Customer Rating: 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Black Powder Handgun Cartridge Reloading

Date:November 23, 2006
The Lyman No.55, with drop tube, is the only high quality, accurate powder measure safe for black powder that I know of. It throws a wide range of charges with consistent accuracy. With this measure I am able to load reliable, accurate handgun ammunition in half the time. Don't load black powder cartridges without it.
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