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Posted: 7/26/2013 3:34:55 PM EDT
http://www.dillonprecision.com/#/content/p/9/pid/23808/catid/3/XL_650_Small_Priming_System

Is it worth 80 bucks to have one.  Just got my 650 for 45 acp.   So I've never changed the primer assembly.    I have a 40 S&W kit coming, so at some point ill need to change it over for small primers.   Is it worth it for 80 bucks?

Link Posted: 7/26/2013 3:43:39 PM EDT
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http://www.grafs.com/dealer/product/200702
Price:$7x.xx
Availability:Only one in stock
Item Number:DP21065
Link Posted: 7/26/2013 3:47:50 PM EDT
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Thanks, but that's a dealer link.   81 bucks plus shipping for average Joe

Doesn't answer my question about the price and effort being worth it
Link Posted: 7/26/2013 3:51:25 PM EDT
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Yes, I have one. Get one. One less excuse to not do a changeover. I bought it with die quick change kits including the powder measures. Buy once, cry once. Anything Dillon will always increase in value and outperforms many stocks.



I poo-poo'd the auto primer filler for a long time, but found I was too lazy to fill ten tubes to get the volume of 9mm I was spraying through my AR. Just before I hit "place order" at Dillon, I ran a search on the arfcomz EE. Sure as shit, I found one cheaper. How in the blue fuck I lived without it, I will never know. The lost beer drinking time is hard to fathom.



Sometimes you find the stuff on ebay. Often, some shill will bid it up to full retail and waste your time.



Link Posted: 7/26/2013 4:00:05 PM EDT
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Love your post....that's not a technical reply, so I hope it's ok!
Link Posted: 7/26/2013 5:44:22 PM EDT
[#5]
It's easy to change. You need one for smal and one for large. Don't forget the piece ( dont know its name)that pushes the primer up. There is one for large and the one for the small primers
Link Posted: 7/26/2013 6:12:23 PM EDT
[#6]
Yes it is worth it.
Link Posted: 7/26/2013 6:19:55 PM EDT
[#7]
I went ahead and ordered one.  WHY NOT....
Link Posted: 7/26/2013 6:34:35 PM EDT
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Link Posted: 7/26/2013 7:01:22 PM EDT
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I've had my 650 so long I didn't know it wasn't an option.

Yes, get it.  Get the roller handle as well because it will make your primer stroke easier, you won't have to shift your hand around.

I just picked up the vibrator primer filler.  No more flip tray tube filling for me.
Link Posted: 7/26/2013 7:04:58 PM EDT
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Link Posted: 7/26/2013 7:05:36 PM EDT
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Read the manual for the steps required to change the priming system.

Now read the manual to use the quick-change priming system. Hint: it's removing two bolts, pulling the old system off, and putting the new one in.

See if the time savings is worth the money to you.
Link Posted: 7/26/2013 8:53:29 PM EDT
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How often do you plan to change over from small to large to small?  



Takes 5-10 minutes to switch out primer sizes, so if switching primer sizes, you're changing calibers, too.




That should be your deciding factor.
Link Posted: 7/27/2013 3:22:47 AM EDT
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On the 650, pretty frequently. It will be my 45, 40, and 223 machine.   Which is what I'll mostly take to the range.    All else and smaller batches of other calibers on a 550.  

I ordered one.
Link Posted: 7/27/2013 5:20:13 AM EDT
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not worth it to me, doesn't take that long to swap out the plate for the different primer sizes.  The seater punch is still a big PITA and the quick primer change doesn't address that




Link Posted: 7/27/2013 11:49:46 AM EDT
[#15]
Amen.
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