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Reloading with best Dies

Post by 3375 Mr Unice » Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:17 pm

Hey guys what dies do you use for your Match Ammo.
I have a Dillon 650, All Dillon dies with the Double Alpha powder funnel. I have Mini Bullet feeder in Position #3.
I was just wondering if you all use just Dillon dies or do you mix and match for better performance.
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Re: Reloading with best Dies

Post by NWcityguy2 » Sat Mar 30, 2019 6:33 pm

The major difference in dies is features. Fancier dies will have better lock rings or control over OAL. For handgun ammo, I doubt you'll ever see a difference in accuracy between the cheapest and the most expensive. For rifle ammo, there is an advantage in using a fancy seating die for those who want to seat bullets exactly 0.005 (or whatever) off the lands. But, I've never had a problem loading sub-moa ammo with Lee dies where my OAL changes a bit batch to batch.
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Re: Reloading with best Dies

Post by GlennSFX » Sun Mar 31, 2019 9:58 pm

I'm using Lee carbide dies. I purchased the Dillon dies, but like the "factory resizing" with the Lee dies.

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Very happy with the accuracy with the ACME bullets and Titegroup powder!

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Re: Reloading with best Dies

Post by Weapon » Mon Apr 01, 2019 7:46 am

I use Dillon carbide dies for reloading 9mm, .40 and .45 on my 650. I’ve never had a problem with accuracy or ammo reliability.
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Re: Reloading with best Dies

Post by Texas1911 » Wed Apr 10, 2019 5:22 pm

Dillon dies.

The sizing die is belled for easy feeding and has a spring loaded decapping pin to prevent drawback.

Separate crimp and seating dies. The seating die is very easy to swap the seating stem on without changing any settings.
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Re: Reloading with best Dies

Post by Flingit1200s » Thu Apr 11, 2019 8:58 am

I’m in the research stage of reloading. I’ve never done it but don’t feel intimidated by it. In the near future I hope to buy a Glock 20 for protection against 4legged predators. 10mm seems to be quite expensive so saving cases and reloading seems like a good idea. I appreciate you guys sharing your knowledge!
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Re: Reloading with best Dies

Post by Weapon » Thu Apr 11, 2019 9:57 am

Flingit1200s wrote:
Thu Apr 11, 2019 8:58 am
I’m in the research stage of reloading. I’ve never done it but don’t feel intimidated by it. In the near future I hope to buy a Glock 20 for protection against 4legged predators. 10mm seems to be quite expensive so saving cases and reloading seems like a good idea. I appreciate you guys sharing your knowledge!
I use Dillon dies for 10mm as well as it is the same die set used for .40 - you just have to readjust them.

https://www.dillonprecision.com/dillon- ... 24445.html
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Re: Reloading with best Dies

Post by Sorge » Thu Apr 11, 2019 9:40 pm

Dillon dies for my 650 have never let me down
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Re: Reloading with best Dies

Post by lewmed » Mon Apr 15, 2019 7:27 pm

I have been reloading for over 40 years and have several Dillion machines most were bought used and have Lee die's in them. I don't care what brand of dies you have the only die that wears out is the sizing die and when I need one I'll buy a Lee.
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