Sunday, 19 November 2017
Saturday, 11 November 2017
Friday, 10 November 2017
Last of the brass is loaded in the rotary feeder, bullet tray is full with last of the 125 gr 0.356” Flat Nose Copper Plated bullets.
Primers are loaded, primer pick-up tubes are full, all set for the final set.
Thursday, 9 November 2017
A simple process when a set sequence of steps are taken.
A) Clean and Lubricate bullets.
B) Leave to air dry in prepared drying container.
C) Prep lubed bullet bin and separate re-sized bin (line with protective liner)
D) Process through re-sizing die/station. With help from #1 apprentice
E) Degrease and air dry bullets.
Now proceed and Re-Load as normal.
The build of: 1,000 115 grain Round Nose is compete. Minor tweak's to the XL650 and all set for the 124 grain Flat Point bullets. Set-up checked out, production is complete. Now on to Re-Sizing 125 grain 0.357” diameter Flat Point bullets to a nominal 0.356”, ideal for use in my 9mm Luger semi-autos.
Tuesday, 7 November 2017
Wednesday, 18 October 2017
I have: 3,000 9mm cases, cleaned and fully prepped, ready to reload, 1,000 115gr RN and 2,000+ 124gr FP … An abundance of Powder and Primers on hand.
First up is the 115gr RN copper plated bullets. Just finished final tweaks on the XL650 .. Powder Charge, Bullet Seating/ OAL, Crimp., ready to run 50 to verify all is good to go.
Friday, 13 October 2017
I damaged my XL 650 Station One Locator insert for 9mm. Dillon fast response on their 1-800 number .. a replacement part is on its way, no charge .. 100% no BS warranty. Part would have cost $17.94 plus postage.HIS IS AN AUTOMATED EMAIL. DO NOT REPLY.
A package was shipped to you on 10/13/2017 via
U.S. Postal Service First-Class, Package to the following address:
Part arrived, installed and working.
Sunday, 24 September 2017
- Dillon 650 Light Module.
- Mounting Clips.
- Power Adapter (cord is approximately 36" long).
- Power Switch.
- Position the light module under the toolhead.
- Insert the large retainer in center hole.
- Insert the small retainer in the offset hole.
Wednesday, 1 February 2017
Small quantity (90 rounds) Set-Up on the T7 with Dillon Dies and Powder Measure. Trying the Dillon Powder Measure dispensing Trail Boss. 125 grain Flat Point with 4.1 grains of Trail Boss.Dillon 38/357 Pistol Die Set: Re-Size/De-Prime, Powder Measure with included Flaring funnel, Bullet Seating then Crimp. T7 Primer seating,after Pocket cleaning.This turned out to be a nice set-up: Dillon Die Set on the Redding T7. The powder measure was flawless in drop and the dual return springs (old style) worked a treat. Good case fill and light crimp. All done, rounds ready for a test drive .. probably Monday.