toolhead has lock rings that allow the sizer and
seater dies to float. This floating action allows the
dies to center themselves exactly over each cartridge
for the best possible alignment and more concentric
is concentricity and what does it
refers to how straight the bullet is on top of the
loaded round. A bullet that is straight will enter
the rifling in the barrel that way. Bullets that
enter the rifling slightly crooked do not shoot with
their highest accuracy.
is the floating die toolhead
Dillon presses are great machines made to high
quality standards. However, how do we know that each
threaded station in the toolhead is in perfect
alignment with the shellplate? How do we know that
the stations on the shellplate are equally spaced?
The toolheads are also a slightly loose fit in the
top of the press. All of these areas compound for
possible misalignments and lead to ammunition that
isn’t quite as concentric as it could be.
What is different about the new CNC Machined
toolheads are made to the highest standards. Anyone
who has upgraded their reloading equipment to these
progressive machines shouldn’t be held back by the
inferior cast toolheads used by the manufacturers.
The toolhead is the final link between your dies and
your press so it only makes sense that quality is
extremely important. With over $100.00 of dies,
powder measure, and other accessories mounted in your
toolhead, don’t you want to know it’s the best
What are the possible different setups
those who want to continue to load at high volume,
they can get the floating die toolhead and put it in
place with their existing system. The result will be
higher quality ammunition.
highpower shooter who is using their loader for short
range ammo now might consider buying a second
toolhead to dedicate to long range ammo exclusively.
This will allow high volume and highest precision on
the same press.
These toolheads are available for 550 and 650
loaders. Please contact us for solutions to your
special applications and with your
this system really load ammo good enough for 1000
I have been loading all of my competitive ammo, for
practice and matches, on a 650 with a floating die
toolhead since 2003. The ammo that I will be taking
to the World Palma Team Championships and World Long
Range Individual Championships will be loaded on this
machine. You have my personal guarantee that this
will load the best ammo your dies can produce. If
you’re not 100% satisfied, send it back for a full