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550c and spent primers everywhere help


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I've tried all the mods and gadgets but I think what ultimately helped is adjusting the decapping pin so it is as far back as possible. 

 

I think the main issue for me is the pin protruding so much it sends the spent primer flying during decapping and not so much it missing the spent primer funnel at the upstroke. 

 

YMMV.

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On 9/18/2021 at 8:38 AM, ScottEslick said:

Any ideas what I am doing wrong?

Not doing anything wrong, the 550 will occasionally not drop primers into the cup, something to do with distance when it's dropped. There are many 3D printed fixes for this.

 

Here's an example:

 

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I designed and 3D printed this for the top of the catch can. I also put tape on either side of the collapsible thing underneath to help catch the primers. Then I modified a safety pin to be used as a spring to make sure it opens every time. I no longer have a problem. 

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