CV 500 finaly died

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by shotgunred, Apr 2, 2012.

  1. shotgunred

    shotgunred local trouble maker

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    After 2 decades of service my Dillon CV 5oo quit working today.
    The motor is still working but it quit vibrating. I am going to take it apart and see if it can be fixed. But after 20+ years who could complain.
     
  2. PCJim

    PCJim Senior Member

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    Its a Dillon - probably just needs to retighten a bolt. Use some blue Loctight and it'll be good for another 20 years.
     

  3. Steve Koski

    Steve Koski Got Insurance? Millennium Member

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    My Midway 1292 tumbler from the late 1990s is still buzzing away. I've had to "adjust" the wiring on it a couple times. It seems the tumbler is higher quality than the power cord.
     
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    GioaJack Conifer Jack

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    Have two Thumlers rotating drum type tumblers. One is about 45 years old and the other is almost 30 years old. Both still running fine.


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  5. shotgunred

    shotgunred local trouble maker

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    Got to love those Dillon guys. I took the CV500 apart and found the problem. The set screw in the counter weight had come out and the counter weight fell off. I wondered if Dillon would know what size set screw I needed and called them. Just for fun when I called I told the costumer service guy I had bought it 20 years ago and wanted to warranty it. His reply was when I bought it the CV 500 had a life time warranty and they would fix it for me. :).
    Thanks Dillon but I would rather go to the hardware store and buy the set screw and have it back running today.