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Diesel

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Sizing Die Adjustment
« on: October 20, 2008, 05:06:51 pm »
I may have missed this in the STAR setup instructions or on previous posts but what is the proper procedure or clearance for adjusting the sizing die in the head after removal? Is it dependant upon what cartridge the machine is set up for or based on distance from the shell plate?

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Re: Sizing Die Adjustment
« Reply #1 on: October 20, 2008, 06:42:30 pm »
My procedure is to adjust it down as low as it will go without contacting either the shell plate or a shell locating strap.  Keep in mind that the lowest travel of the tool head occurs slightly before the handle reaches the end of its travel.

I check with a piece of paper to make certain that the sizing die never contacts a shell locating strap.   The shell locating straps are hardend, and if you flex one enough times by pressing on it with a sizing die, it will break.
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Re: Sizing Die Adjustment
« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2008, 02:04:39 am »
Thanks for the information!!

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