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Which edition is better Lyman's 3rd or 4th
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 Posted: Sun Jun 28th, 2015 10:14 AM
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Having googled the lymans casting book, I noticed that the 4th edition has gotten not as good reviews as the 3rd version did. Seems they took out or shortened the technical section. I am not really interested in the load data, as I have the data for the slugs I'm using.  I did notice that they have two different editors.
So my question to the members here that have both books or seen both. Which is better for the tech info sections?
I have read cast bullets, and castpics/reloaders info on line. :thumbs:



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 Posted: Sun Jun 28th, 2015 07:31 PM
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3 has lots more history and other information. 4 has significantly more recent load data. If you don't care about updated powder and bullet choices, I would choose 3.

(Yes, I have both.)



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 Posted: Sun Jun 28th, 2015 11:25 PM
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Now the trick will be finding one,edition of #3 since they seem as scarce as chicken lips!:thumbs:



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 Posted: Mon Jun 29th, 2015 12:10 AM
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You can find them but you won't like the price.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B000WWCL8A/ref=tmm_pap_used_olp_sr?ie=UTF8&condition=used&sr=8-1-fkmr3&qid=1435536430



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 Posted: Mon Jun 29th, 2015 01:38 AM
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I have found amazon to be a place that alot of sellers have unrealistic expectations as to price. :confused: I will be checking some books sites for better price :thumbs:



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Have the Third Edition, since I tend to lean towards classic cartridges, bullets, and powders, it works for me.



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Do not know your thoughts on the move to take the confederate flag from the SC capitol grounds but Amazon, like Wal-Mart, Sears, E-bay have stopped sales with anything with the flag on it.



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 Posted: Mon Jun 29th, 2015 06:43 PM
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-6 wrote: Do not know your thoughts on the move to take the confederate flag from the SC capitol grounds but Amazon, like Wal-Mart, Sears, E-bay have stopped sales with anything with the flag on it.?????????????? confused????????????:thumbs::troll::thumbs:



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