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5. Remove the lid and the protective cardboard tube from the powder measure and place it onto the powder die FIG 39. Turn down the two clamp screws until they are snug. Then loosen them slightly. The measure should move freely atop the die.

D. Station 2: About Powder Bars

Dillon Precision manufactures four types of powder bars for the XL 650:

1. Extra Small - use for dropping less than 3 grains of powder.

2. Small - use for dropping 3 to 20 grains of powder.

3. Large - use for dropping 20 to approx. 45-50 grains of powder.

4. Magnum - use for dropping more than approx. 45-50 grains of powder.

The extra small powder bar is used when loading .32 Auto, .32 S&W and .32 SWL. Both the extra small powder bar and the magnum powder bar are non-standard items and are ordered separately. The large and small powder bar, on the other hand, are standard equipment and are included with every XL 650. If you ordered your machine set up for a specific caliber, the proper size powder bar should already be installed. If you need to change the powder bar - refer to "Powder Bar Adjustment" in the Caliber Conversion Section on page 30.

E. Station 2 - Adjustment of Powder Die & Powder Funnel:

Note: Adjusting the powder die for a straight wall case is not the same as adjusting a powder die for a bottle-necked case. This is because straight wall cases are given a bell and bottle-necked cases are not given a bell. Adjusting the powder die for a bottle-necked case is covered in the rifle section.

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