Tag Archive: dillon

Jan
15

Dillon Super 1050 installation

I didn’t get a chance to do an “install” review with my 650, so I figured I’d give you a look at what the installation of the new Super 1050 looks like. Like every other Dillon press I’ve installed, it goes pretty smoothly if you actually follow the directions. I managed to do that this …

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Permanent link to this article: http://re-gun.com/2012/01/dillon-super-1050-installation/

Jan
09

Why the Dillon Super 1050?

I finally bit the bullet (pun intended), and bought a Dillon Super 1050. Before I go walking you through the install, and a minor improvement or two, I thought I might go through my decision process – that is… why the Super 1050? And how might that apply to you?

Permanent link to this article: http://re-gun.com/2012/01/why-the-dillon-super-1050/

May
14

Reloading: Lubing Your Cases

To lube or not to lube, that is the question… Strictly speaking, when resizing straight wall pistol cases, modern carbide resizing dies don’t require any lubricant on the case to prevent sticking. In fact, when I started reloading, I didn’t use case lube for exactly that reason. It wasn’t required. But… there are a number …

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Permanent link to this article: http://re-gun.com/2011/05/reloading-lubing-your-cases/

Mar
04

Make your scale more accurate

We have a small problem with the scales made for reloaders. They are only accurate to a tenth of a grain – and we’re measuring charges where that tenth is important. It’s very hard to determine when you’re exactly at that tenth, or slightly in between it and the next tenth. We really need a …

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Permanent link to this article: http://re-gun.com/2011/03/make-your-scale-more-accurate/

Feb
19

The UniqueTek Micrometer Powder Bar upgrade

One of my biggest pet peeves with the Dillon powder measure is the stock adjustment screw. The solution? The UniqueTek Micrometer Powder Bar upgrade kit!

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Permanent link to this article: http://re-gun.com/2011/02/the-uniquetek-micrometer-powder-bar-upgrade/