DesertEagleCal50
DesertEagleCal50
19 posts
Joined April 2017

Toolhead and Shellplate are not in line ?

Hello
First day with my first Dillon and there is one thing to be corrected.
Die of Toolhead and Shellplateposition are not in line. During upstroke the case gets into the die, because of the disalignement the case pushes the shellplate a bit. During downstroke the case gets out of the die and the shellplate turns back the little movement.
How can the alignement be adjusted?
THX
lacoppari
lacoppari
57 posts
Joined September 2016

RE: Toolhead and Shellplate are not in line ?

If you only try to load one round, does the misalignment occur at every station?
DesertEagleCal50
DesertEagleCal50
19 posts
Joined April 2017

RE: Toolhead and Shellplate are not in line ?

Hi
Sorry cannot check it now, ring indexer broke....
but the brass was always perfect set at the 5 positions.
I think the platform is not in line.
DesertEagleCal50
DesertEagleCal50
19 posts
Joined April 2017

RE: Toolhead and Shellplate are not in line ?

Just found there is an allignement tool...
dillon
Administrator
dillon
3,222 posts
Joined July 2007

RE: Toolhead and Shellplate are not in line ?

The platform alignment tool is used to ensure the shellplate guides the cases up into the dies. Please email us requesting an alignment tool, and we will be happy to mail one to you. Please include your mailing address with your email.
DesertEagleCal50
DesertEagleCal50
19 posts
Joined April 2017

RE: Toolhead and Shellplate are not in line ?

Thx a lot, sent a request yesterday.
Would it be possible for you to check, if the tool is sent to me?
Thanks!
DesertEagleCal50
DesertEagleCal50
19 posts
Joined April 2017

RE: Toolhead and Shellplate are not in line ?

Tool came in yesterday.
Tool proves that the platform is not in line!
Changes on the screws of the platform to align the tool correctly the case feed system (see my other post) has a collision.
The alignment of the case feed system is wrong, but it is fixed mounted to the body of the press.
The Case slide has a collision with the bottom case tube on the left side (bigger finger).

What should I do?