Lyman Products Introduces Pachmayr's New Competition Aluminum Speedloaders

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by Rachel Y
Pachmayr, a leader in handgun grips, recoil reduction, gunsmithing tools and a brand carried by Lyman, is proud to introduce the Competition Aluminum Speedloaders for revolvers. Unlike some competitor’s models which are made from plastic, Pachmayr’s Speedloaders are precision CNC machined from solid aluminum.

About the Speedloader

The Speedloader body is cut in a polygon shape which produces the smallest possible outside dimensions and allows it to easily fit revolvers, such as Smith & Wesson® “J,” “K,” and “L” frame revolvers, plus the Ruger® LCR and other popular models. The Speedloader is also equipped with a rattle eliminating O-ring, which contacts the cartridge bases and firmly holds the rounds in place. Cartridges are then released with a simple twist of the large, knurled knob.
Revolver speedloaders have been around for a very long time,” Trevor Mullen, VP of Global Marketing and Business Development for Lyman Products, explained. “They offer a convenient way to carry extra rounds and make for a quick and easy reload. What sets the Pachmayr aluminum Speedloader apart from the competition is twofold; CNC machining and the polygonal shape. Plus, the aluminum body keeps the Speedloader relatively light weight at two ounces minus ammo, yet durable for years and years of continuous use.

The Pachmayr Aluminum Competition Speedloaders will be available online in the spring of 2018 for an MSRP of $19.98.

For more information on the Pachmayr Aluminum Speedloaders, or any of the other fine Lyman accessories or reloading equipment, visit Lyman at
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Rachel Young is a 4x Best Selling Author. She and her husband John co-own an FFL/SOT showroom and machine shop in Tennessee, specializing in ARs, AR parts, and AR accessories.

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  • Not Harvey Not Harvey on Apr 11, 2018

    I received mine from Midway yesterday.

    They are very well made and appear to be high quality, but the are awful in actual use. There is a large single O ring inside of them that hits all the charge holes around the perimeter of the speed loader. It acts as both a silencing device to keep the rounds from rattling, as well as gives tension for the little locking nubs that hold the rounds in place.

    The unseen consequence of this is that it makes all the round tilt into the center of the speed loader somewhat. That makes it harder than hell to load them into a cylinder. These are a gilded lily. They are nice to look at, but are inferior to the old school HKS loaders.

  • Jim Jones Jim Jones on Apr 11, 2018

    Safariland Comp II speedloaders are the be all and end all of speedloaders. The only thing faster is a moonclip, and even they arent much faster.