Echo's Lyman Case Dryer

Veryolddog

Hand Press
In the past, I investigated these case dryers and found out that they are identical to dehydrators for food storage. You may want to investigate this as an alternative to what they label as "gun" to jack the price. It is the same thing when they say "boat" products. Or be patient and wait for a good sale to take place from Midway or Brownells or some other good online company that wants to get rid of their inventory.
 
In the past, I investigated these case dryers and found out that they are identical to dehydrators for food storage. You may want to investigate this as an alternative to what they label as "gun" to jack the price. It is the same thing when they say "boat" products. Or be patient and wait for a good sale to take place from Midway or Brownells or some other good online company that wants to get rid of their inventory.
As I do mostly agree to this because I only use a regular food dehydrator for my brass drying, there are some key difference with the lyman that make it stand out and specific to reloaders, whether its worth the extra cost only you can decide, I simply could not afford it, but it does also look very professional in the gunroom and I still wish I had one, I think I paid $30 for my food one and when that burns up I am hoping to get the lyman one. I also like the square footprint of the lyman, the round one I have is just out of place and awkward on my brass cleaning bench it doesnt really fit in anywhere and just seems obtrusive.
 

Reb Tyree

Load Data Elibible CZ75B SA
Outstanding video, very informative. Well done!

I got the "Lyman Case Dryer" for Christmas last year from my wife. The Lyman Case Dryer is a great value, got it on sale through "Midsouth" for $29.00.

Love that it has a common computer component type cord, which is easily available for replacement.

I usually run batches of 500 rounds of 9 mm, 45 acp, 223/5.56, that I have wet tumbled. I separate my brass by headstamp/brand or batch or caliber and place them in the case dryer baskets. Set the the thermostat for 1 1/2 hours to dry the cases.

I use my "Case media seperator basket" which has a wire mesh screen in the bottom to catch media pins. I spread out the media pins in the basket to allow for airflow. I then place the basket on top the of the case dryer lid. The case dryer has four vents in the top cover to vent the exhaust out. This will dry the media pins.

So far the "Lyman Case Dryer" has done well at drying cases with no water spots.

The unit is made of plastic. When I'm done with the dryer, I leave the unit out overnight to allow for any moisture to dry, then store the unit back in its box to protect it from damage or dust/dirt. etc.

I'm very satisfied with the "Lyman Case Dryer" and would recommend it to anyone.

Reb Tyree and my Merry band of fur buddies 🤠🐶🐩🐶🐕🐶
 

walterbunning

Load Data Eligible Ruger Blackhawk
Staff member
I purchased this one recently, and am using it for the first time today. Liking it so far 😁

EDIT: I ran 3k 9mm cases and about 500 total of 45ACP, .40 S&W and 380ACP through this dryer. It rocks. My findings are identical to BunnyMan’s. If you can find it in the $50 price range like I did, land it. Very effective.
 
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