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Popular Articles

Case Overall Length (COL) Variance
Oct 30th, 2016
If you are experiencing a greater than normal variance in your Case Overall Length (COL) you may want to check your projectiles for variances in the ogive.  It is likely that most of the variation you are seeing ... [read more]
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Primers Sticking in the case
Oct 30th, 2016
If you are experiencing issues with spent primers staying in the primer pocket after resizing you might want to check to make sure that the decapping pin is not bent or broken.  You will also want to make sure ... [read more]
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Deprimer is leaving spent primers in the case
Oct 10th, 2016
It is very unlikely that the depriming assembly is not pushing the primer out of the case. It is very likely that the spent primer is getting wedged onto the tip of the pin, getting partially pulled back up into the ... [read more]
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RL550B Common Problems
Oct 10th, 2016
If you are having a problem with your RL550B you can use the following links to help find a solution. RL550B Primer Seating Depth RL550B Schematics RL550B Videos RL550B Primer Feed Issues RL550B Cleaning and ... [read more]
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XL650 Common Problems
Oct 10th, 2016
If you are having a problem with your XL650 you can use the following links to help find a solution. 650 primer disk not indexing all the way XL650 Schematics Storing your Dillon reloader XL650 Lubrication ... [read more]
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Square Deal B Common Problems
Oct 10th, 2016
If you are having a problem with your Square Deal B you can use the following links to help find a solution. Square Deal B Schematics Square Deal B Primer Feed Issues Square Deal B Lubrication and Maintenance ... [read more]
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650 primer disk not indexing all the way
Oct 6th, 2016
If you are having problems with your XL650 primer disk not indexing properly please check the following: Take the priming system apart and wipe it clean with rubbing alcohol. Check parts for wear. Lube the primer ... [read more]
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RL550B Primer Seating Depth
Oct 6th, 2016
On the Dillon Precision RL550B the design of the head of the primer seating punch allows seating a primer up to .009" below flush. You can verify this by pushing forward on the handle with no primer in the cup, and ... [read more]
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Leaving powder in the hopper
Oct 6th, 2016
We recommend returning powder to the container it came in when you are finished with your reloading session.  The residual solvents in the powder will eventually discolor and darken the hopper tube. Some powders, ... [read more]
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Storing your Dillon reloader
Oct 5th, 2016
If for any reason you need to store your Dillon Precision reloader for any length of time you may need to take a few steps to insure that your machine is in excellent condition when you need it again. Remove all ... [read more]
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Casefeeder Spacers
Oct 5th, 2016
If you are having a problem with cases getting under the casefeed plate on your Dillon Casefeeder please read the following: Check in your manual to insure that you are using the correct casefeed plate. Only use ... [read more]
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Cleaning Primer Tubes
Oct 5th, 2016
Like all of your reloading equipment your primer tubes need an occasional cleaning.  We recommend cleaning after every couple of thousand primers through each tube.  Please follow these steps: Push a ... [read more]
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Powder Bar Not Returning
Oct 5th, 2016
If your powder bar is not returning after returned the handle to the upright position your failsafe return rod may not be adjusted correctly.  Watch this short video for easy failsafe rod adjustment instructions. ... [read more]
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Can I convert an RL1050 to a Super 1050
Oct 3rd, 2016
Unfortunately the frames are machined differently. You cannot convert an RL1050 to use the Super 1050 linkage and shaft. For further assistance please call us at 800-762-3845.  For the best possible customer ... [read more]
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What is the difference between an RT1200 and an RT1200B?
Oct 3rd, 2016
The RT1200 was wired directly from the motor to the power box. The RT1200B introduced a quick-detach plug in the top of the motor housing which made the power cord detachable. No upgrade is available for this. If you ... [read more]
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Setting up the RT1200, RT1200B or RT1500
Oct 3rd, 2016
To setup either the RT1200, RT1200B or the RT1500 follow these steps: Adjust the trim die exactly as you would a sizing die, to size to minimum headspace. Use of a headspace cases gage is recommended. Lube a piece ... [read more]
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Super 1050 Primer Depth
Oct 3rd, 2016
For help adjusting the primer seating depth on your Super 1050 follow these directions: In the toolhead, locate adjustable bolt, #12819, which applies downward force from the toolhead to the cylinder. By adjusting ... [read more]
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XL650 Primers Flipping
Oct 3rd, 2016
The most likely causes for primers to flip when seating are either the primer seating assembly is not threaded fully up into the underside of the platform, or the station 2 locator tab is not adjusted to be within ... [read more]
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RT1200 versus RT1500
Oct 3rd, 2016
If you have an RT1200 and are considering "upgrading" to the RT1500, please take note of the following points before making your decision. The RT1500 is "beefier" specifically because quite a few ... [read more]
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XL650 High Primers
Sep 29th, 2016
If you are having problems with high primers from your XL650 here are a few things to check: First, be sure the primer seater assembly is fully threaded snugly up into the underside of the platform. Use a 9/16" ... [read more]
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