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Primers flipping in a Square Deal B
Sep 29th, 2016
If you have issues with your primers flipping, turning sideways, or otherwise not being inserted correctly into the case please check the following.  You may also call us at 800-762-3845.  Please be in front ... [read more]
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Coating shaved off of bullets during seating
Sep 29th, 2016
If you experience a problem with the coating on your bullets being shaved off during bullet seating please read the following. Flare the case mouth at least .015"-.020" larger than a sized, unflared case ... [read more]
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Identifying Super 1050 Powder Funnels
Sep 29th, 2016
The 1050 in handgun calibers from .380/9mm Caliber and up use a tapered "powder measure activator". This is the same from .380/9mm up through 45 caliber. Unlike powder funnels for the other machines, these ... [read more]
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Super 1050 Indexing Adjustments
Sep 29th, 2016
If your Super 1050 is not indexing properly perform the following checks: Loosen the 4 cap screws on the shellplate lock ring, and spin the lock ring up. Lift the shellplate up. (no need to remove the toolhead, ... [read more]
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RT1500 - Cases are uneven
Sep 29th, 2016
If you are experiencing uneven case mouths after using your RT1500 please follow the steps below. With the trimmer turned off, loosen the lock ring that secures the trim die to the toolhead.  Run a lubed ... [read more]
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Difficult extraction of unfired rifle cartridges
Sep 29th, 2016
If you are having problems with a semi-automatic firearm feeding and extracting bottle necked ammunition, like .223 or .308, you may need to reset your sizing die by using one of our headspace gauges.  For use ... [read more]
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Powder hopper changing colors
Sep 29th, 2016
Occasionally we have customers who experience an extreme darkening of the powder hopper.  This is due to a reaction caused by various powders that the customer may have left in the powder hopper.  We are ... [read more]
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How Deep Should I Seat My Primers?
Sep 29th, 2016
When primers are assembled, the anvil is not set into the priming compound. This is in order to make them safe to ship and handle. When you seat a primer, you are not just inserting it into the primer pocket. You are ... [read more]
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Powder Charge Weight Inconsistency
Sep 29th, 2016
If you are experiencing inconsistent powder throws from you Dillon Powder Measure you can call us at 800-762-3845.  For the best customer service please be in front of your machine when you call.  You may ... [read more]
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Super 1050 Primer Feeding Issues
Sep 29th, 2016
If you are having problems with the automatic primer feeder on you Dillon Precision Super 1050 you can call for support at 800-762-3845.  For the best customer service please be in front of your machine when you ... [read more]
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SL900 Schematics
Sep 28th, 2016
SL900 Bowl Mounts & Casefeed Frame SL900 Case Feed Assembly SL900 Lower Machine Assembly SL900 Mounting Assembly SL900 Platform Assembly SL900 Powder Measure Assembly SL900 Primer feed System SL900 ... [read more]
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RL550B Schematics
Sep 27th, 2016
RL550B Machine Schematics RL550B Automatic Primer System Schematics Automatic Powder System Schematics You may find these products useful: RL550B Machine Maintenance Kit (Includes Spare Parts Kit) RL550B ... [read more]
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Super 1050 Schematics
Sep 27th, 2016
Super 1050 Upper Machine Assembly Super 1050 Lower Machine Assembly Super 1050 Casefeeder Assembly Super 1050 Casefeed Sub-Assemblies Super 1050 Primer System Assembly You may find these products useful as ... [read more]
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Square Deal B Schematics
Sep 27th, 2016
Square Deal B Schematic Square Deal B Automatic Priming System Automatic Powder System Primer Early Warning System You may find these products useful: Square Deal B Machine Maintenance Kit (Includes ... [read more]
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Taper Crimp
Sep 26th, 2016
If you are using taper crimp, and pretty much all semi auto cartridges are going to fall into this camp, measure your bullet diameter and the case wall thickness of your empty brass. With those two numbers use this ... [read more]
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XL650 Primer Feeding Issues
Sep 26th, 2016
If you are having trouble with the automatic priming system on your XL650 please check the items below.  For the best possible service, please phone us 800-762-3845 when you can be in front of your ... [read more]
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RL550B Videos
Sep 26th, 2016
RL550B Videos You can find lots of great Knowledge Base articles on the Dillon Precision RL550B but sometimes a video is the best way to find what you are looking for.  We've placed all of our RL550B videos ... [read more]
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XL650 Schematics
Sep 26th, 2016
XL650 Machine Assembly XL650 Primer Punch Assembly Automatic Powder System XL650 Lower Machine Assembly XL650 Platform Assembly XL650 Primer System Assembly Powder Check System Assembly Primer Early ... [read more]
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Square Deal B Disassembly
Sep 26th, 2016
Detach the loaded cartridge chute from the right side of the frame. Detach the primer feed system from the front of the frame. Remove one link arm only at this time.  It doesn’t matter which side. ... [read more]
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Square Deal B Primer Feed Issues
Sep 25th, 2016
If you are having problems with the automatic primer feeder for your Square Deal B please check the items below.  For the best possible assistance, please phone us at 800-762-3845 when you can be in front of the ... [read more]
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