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Double Alpha Powder Funnel

Post by Soupy44 on 11/10/2018, 8:20 pm

Doing my research to start loading lead bullets sometime next year.  I reload on a 550.  Is this my best option for opening up the case the same way an M style die would?

https://www.midwayusa.com/product/2670460203/double-alpha-mr-bulletfeeder-dillon-powder-funnel

Looked around and saw some threads about stand alone dies for this, but I don't think that will work with a 550 unless I seat and crimp in one station.

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Re: Double Alpha Powder Funnel

Post by TonyH on 11/10/2018, 8:29 pm

I use those on my 550 with great results. Mimics the Lyman M die. Go for it.
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Post by PhotoEscape on 11/10/2018, 8:32 pm

I hate to self-promote my products, but..........
http://www.uniquetek.com/product/T1582

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Re: Double Alpha Powder Funnel

Post by Soupy44 on 11/10/2018, 8:37 pm

Happy to support the community here! You have moved to #1 on my shopping list!

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Post by PhotoEscape on 11/10/2018, 8:51 pm

Thank you.  UniqueTek is one of my resellers, although Double Alpha ordered my funnels in the past as well.
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Re: Double Alpha Powder Funnel

Post by 9146gt on 11/11/2018, 8:45 am

My Double Alpha powder funnel looked like it was threaded inside. Double Alpha said that it had passed their QC Crying or Very sad

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Re: Double Alpha Powder Funnel

Post by Soupy44 on 11/11/2018, 8:56 am

Also, any recommendations for a seating die that seats off the shoulder? Thanks!

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Re: Double Alpha Powder Funnel

Post by TonyH on 11/11/2018, 1:02 pm

If you are already shopping at UniqueTek, get the shoulder seating bullet stem from them for the Dillon die set: http://www.uniquetek.com/product/T1561 available in 38, 40 or 45 caliber.
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Post by Soupy44 on 11/15/2018, 8:54 pm

Thanks everyone for the suggestions. Ordered the stem and powder funnel today! Plan to get another toolhead setup going for this for simplicity. Hope Santa has me on his nice list this year!

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Re: Double Alpha Powder Funnel

Post by SMBeyer on 11/18/2018, 6:44 pm

PhotoEscape wrote:I hate to self-promote my products, but..........
http://www.uniquetek.com/product/T1582

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these work on the 1050?
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Re: Double Alpha Powder Funnel

Post by STEVE SAMELAK on 11/18/2018, 7:18 pm

Doesn't it use the same measure as the other blue presses.
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Re: Double Alpha Powder Funnel

Post by PhotoEscape on 11/18/2018, 7:56 pm

Affirmative.  1050 uses same Powder Measure as other Dillon presses.
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