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Another Dillon Powder knob

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by dudel, Feb 15, 2010.

  1. dudel

    dudel

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    Cheap and easy to find. Get a large wire nut that fits over the bolt head. Finger tip adjustment. Use a fine tip marker if you want to mark one of the grooves so you can count turns. Get one that you can press fit on. The plastic will form to the bolt head. You can even get fancy and get one with "wings" on it.
     
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    Blue of course! :rofl:
     
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    GREAT idea!

    A 'touch' of glue from a hot-melt glue gun will keep it on there!
     
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    It should be noted that bob223 has instituted this vicious and unwarranted attack on Dillon products on his own volition.

    Apparently living in Indiana is so boring he has nothing else to do but sit around and devise ways to besmirch a fine, fine product and I personally am hurt to the quick by his lack of respect and compassion toward Dillon product owners.

    Now, if you'll excuse me, it seems that once again my Dillon machines have burst into flames due to spontaneous combustion. Luckily the ridged and quality construction of my LNL's are up to the task of shielding the rest of the loading room from the out of control flames. :whistling:

    Jack
     
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    Actually, different colors of Wire Nuts are different sizes. He shows a Yellow on the nut but it may be loose or tight. A different color may be better. Thats why I ask.
     
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    Blue of course; but yellow was one of the few colors not already claimed by the industry. Opps, Speer uses yellow.

    Yellow actually worked best. The color indicates the size of wires the nut is supposed to join. It relates to the size of the screw threads inside. Different models have different sized skirts. The one I had lying around was semi flexible plastic vs the hard shell plastic wire nuts. The soft skirt formed to the profile of the bolt head.
     
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    Thats a pretty good idea really. So yours had the metal part inside the nut?
     
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    Just about all of them should. I wouldn't use one for electrical work that didn't.
     
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    Thanks. It does, too lazy to try to take it out.
     
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    True that. The really, really small ones don't always have the metal threaded part. The larger gauge ones really need it to give some bite to the nut. I suspect it also helps handle some of the heat from increases resistance should you get corrosion between dissimilar metals.