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Old 03-18-2009, 13:12   #11
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Originally Posted by Rickenbacker53 View Post
I am considering buying a dillon 550B Right now I am only loading 2 calibers .. Who here owns this press..And what of all this extra..It came to 1032.00

Using a Lee Classic turret with 4 die carbies..I was told I need to buy the dillion dies or I won't get good accuracy
God what BS! I load on two 550B. If you have dies, all you need is:
1 add'l. caliber conversion for the caliber you want (comes w/ one)
1 add'l. tool head & powder thru die (makes changing easier
scale, calipers, primer flip tray, manual, that's it.
You can get a inexpensive tumbler form Midway. You can buy extra primer tubes, flipper tray, etc. later. You do NOT NEED, strong mount, handle, bullet tray, case feeder, blah, blah. You can always add it later but not needed to get going. So for $600 you are high speed reloading on quality equip.
"Given adequate penetration, a larger diameter bullet will have an edge in wounding effectiveness. It will damage a blood vessel the smaller projectile barely misses. The larger permanent cavity may lead to faster blood loss. Although such an edge clearly exists, its significance cannot be quantified".

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