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  1. We've seen this with some of the finer ball powders. Some ball powders have a tin coating on the powder, and occasionally a harder granule of powder fits between the powder bar and spacer and rolls back and forth. Usually we see this with H-110/W296. It could be one of the faster Accurate Arms pistol powders as well. Contact us for a thicker spacer bar and a replacement powder bar.
  2. At a 2-3% rate, I would suspect the components, not the machine. Are the smeared primers occurring on the same headstamp?
  3. Plastic welding rod is available in the correct diameter to fit inside the small primer tube. The hazard in a metal rod is it can potentially become an accidental firing pin.
  4. Due to an unforeseen manufacturing delay, the release of the CP2000 & RL1100 will be delayed until mid-summer. Just one of the acceptable consequences of manufacturing in America. We sincerely apologize for the delay, and thank you for your continued patience.
  5. Some of my favorite shooting memories involve Vic at the various IRCs, when he and the Hogue family would play practical jokes on each other. Always friendly, yet a serious competitior who was probably the second fastest revolver shooter in the world, right behind Jerry Miculek. The range hasn't been the same without him.
  6. RL1100 is $1999.95 in most calibers, CP2000 is $1599.95
  7. Be sure that the powder bar fully travels to the opposite side of the powder measure BEFORE the handle bottoms out. If you try to minimize case flaring , it is possible that the powder bar is not going full travel. We suggest a minimum case flaring of .010" larger than a sized, unflared case mouth measures, to ensure complete movement of the powder bar. If the powder bar does not go completely over, then some powder remains in the cavity, and can vibrate out as the case is pulled off of the powder funnel. Next, push down on the edge of the shellplate at station 4. If it feels springy, then the shellplate bolt needs to be a bit tighter. THis reduces any vibrations to the shellplate that can occur when the detent ball clicks into place.
  8. How old is your 550? Machines made from the mid-1990s and earlier have some clearance issues. We use a die grinder to modify the frame for proper clearance, then use touchup paint.
  9. Do you need to swage 6mm cases, or just open the case mouth a little? If swaging, use the 223 backup rod #13332 to hold the case down. To expand the case mouth, the 12070 is correct. This rod is not intended to hold the cae down for swaging, only for expanding the case neck.
  10. We're just waiting on some parts to arrive. New parts have to be scheduled in alongside other parts, so it's taking longer than we initially thought to get some of the remaining parts made.
  11. Be sure the washer is located on top of the crank.
  12. Be sure the various primer arm/cam assembly parts are greased, including #17604 bracket pivot pin, #13746 cotter pin where it goes through the holes in the cam assembly, the top of #13413 where it contacts 20488, and the S-shaped slot in #20488.
  13. The helicoil should have enough tension to secure this rod. There is no rotational torque applied to it. A drop of blue loc-tite should suffice.
  14. Remove the aftermarket parts and try it again. Be sure you have a #3 shellplate, #3 locator pins
  15. The RL1100 will handle a 308 Winchester-length cartridge, but not a 30-06 length.
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