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Old 10-23-2011, 02:45 AM   #1
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Default Dillon XL650 Cleaning

for years ive just been wiping it down and applying some grease here and there. today i fully dissassemble it for a very thorough cleaning.

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got it all greased up cleaned and put it back together much easier than i though it would be.

back in one piece again.

Dillon XL650 Cleaning - Ammunition & Reloading

it runs like brand new now. its running so smooth now that i thought i left the indexing ring off and had to double check!!

anyone else take theirs apart for a deep cleaning and regreasing??

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Old 10-23-2011, 03:49 AM   #2
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Don't have the 650 but I do it to both my square deal and 550 about once a year.
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Old 10-24-2011, 09:23 PM   #3
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I do that to my 650 around once per year. Why - I had a 550 for 22 years, never lubed anything on the press. It did 10's of 1,000's of rounds. Every time it started to wear out (Slop in the linkage), I would just have Dillon fix it. But the 650 is a high volume press, and it seems I do more reloading now than I have ever done before so it needs more maintenance.
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