Dillon SDB primer feeding

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  1. Gunfyter

    Gunfyter New Member

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    I have a Dillon SDB that I'm using to load .45 ACP's. I seem to be getting too many primers that feed the wrong way and end up going in upside down. I can pull the cartridge case every time at stage 2 to be sure that the primer did feed correctly, but is there a better way? :rolleyes: :confused:
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    inplanotx New Member

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    Hi DaveD3 and welcome to our new home. Glad to have ya'll here. Don't know much about the SDB, maybe you can elaborate a little. I have a XL650. I use a primer flip tray to make sure that all the primers in the tube are facing the same way when I load them in the tube. How does the SDB work? Do you load the primers first in a tube? Please let us know how your machine sets up the primer feed and we can get this fixed for ya.
  3. Gunfyter

    Gunfyter New Member

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    Same principle, load the tube first and then pour them in.
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    SDB

    Dave : Call Dillon and ask them. I suspect an outdated plastic tip on the feed tube. They have a new type of plastic that is a definite improvement. It fixed mine.

    Smoky:rolleyes:
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    Thanks, I'll give them a call today.
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    same advice - some sort of failure at the point the primer is transferred, OR you are jerking the handle on the return / up stroke - that can cause the primer to bobble around / turn over.
    And keep the primer cup clean as well.
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