Dillon Precision - Square Deal B Reloading Machine

The Dillon Square Deal B is a compact reloading
machine designed to load the common straight
walled handgun and carbine cartridges from
32 S&W Long through 45 Colt.
Comes with one installed caliber conversion kit.

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or want to load multiple calibers?

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Square Deal B Caliber Conversion Kits
and Square Deal B Parts

Availability: In stock

$436.95

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Details

Details

The Square Deal B, the most compact Dillon machine,
has an automatically indexed shellplate and is intended to produce moderate quantities of
match-quality handgun ammunition for the user who does not have a
need to load bottle-necked cartridges.
Dies are included and are factory adjusted to reduce your set up time.



The Basic machine includes the following:
   -1 Square Deal B reloading machine
   -1 Powder measure with large and small powder bars (small installed). The small bar throws from 2.1 to 15 grains of powder.
       The large bar throws from 15 to 60 grains of powder
   -1 Priming system with large and small priming parts
   -1 Early warning buzzer and rod for primer system
   -1 Packet of primer tubes containing: 1 large primer pickup tube, 1 small primer pickup tube, and 1 magazine tube
   -1 Primer slide assembly
   -1 Powder measure failsafe rod assembly with bracket (13355)
   -3 Locator buttons
   -1 Toolhead
   -1 Powder die
   -1 Caliber conversion kit
   -1 Set of carbide dies (except for 44/40, which uses steel dies)
   -1 Spent primer cup with bracket and screws.
   -1 Loaded cartridge chute with screws and a plastic bin
   -1 Written instruction manual

Reviews

Customer Reviews (3)

Most outstandingReview by Judgecrater
Overall Rating
I have two SD presses and have loaded thousands of rounds with great success, 9mm, 38/357 and 45ACP. Dillon has no excuse lifetime guarantee and provides replacement parts at no cost. The other reviewer just needs to contact Dillon and they will take care of him. (Posted on 4/12/2019)
Great machine for moderate reloading needsReview by Shadow Shooter
Overall Rating
I've had a Square Deal B for about 5 years and have loaded over 75,000 rounds. This machine does a great job, and meets all my needs. I load both 9 mm and 45 ACP. I've used several different powders including TiteGroup, Silhouette, CFE Pistol WSF, WST, W231, Sport Pistol, AA #7, IMR Target, Unique and Bullseye. All these powders meter fine, usually within +/- 0.04 gr. Some are more consistent than others. I have had a couple of parts break. When I called Dillon, they didn't ask me how or why, they just wanted to know what I needed, then sent the replacement part at no charge. The customer service is outstanding in other areas as well, and I would not hesitate to buy another Dillon press. I do recommend the strong mount base shown in the photo.
Higher volume reloaders may want to consider the 550 or 650. (Posted on 4/12/2019)
2 issues but very useableReview by James
Overall Rating
I bought this several months ago and have reloaded about 1000 rounds so far. It does a great job but I do have 2 issues that should not happen.
1. Primers sometimes gets inverted in the primer tube. It gets so bad that I can't use it as a full progressive, I have to get past the primer seating to make sue the primer dropped in right side up for seating. So I de-prime all my brass and clean the pockets then I can use this as progressive for remaining rounds once I see primmer is right side facing up.
2. Powder not always dispensed correctly. Sometimes too much, sometimes too little but not very often. I use CFE Pistol powder which is spherical so I wouldn't expect it to not dispense properly unless it is statically clinging or if it is clumping. I know it isn't clumping so it may be static cling. I am afraid to use a dryer de-clinging agent in the powder tube just because of chemical to chemical reactions. I know the tube creates static because when I empty it I have to use compressed air to remove from the sides of the plastic tube.

What I would like is to fix the dispensing issue and to fix the static issue.

What I like is that once I set to exact grains I want, it does stay locked in. So I give it a 3 because of the 2 issues. Other than that I love the Sq Deal B.
(Posted on 6/1/2018)

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