Instructions

May 07, 2016

Depriming Die & Swage Set Instructions

Recommended: Lube the die and cap threads with “Silicone Grease”.

Depriming die: Insert the Punch Pin in the die body. Put the cap on tight against the Punch. Raise the ram up all the way with a case holder on the ram. Turn the die down until it makes contact with the ram then turn the die back out a 1/4 turn and secure the die in place with lock ring.

Swage Set: Put the Swage Case Rod in the die body. Turn the cap down tight against the Rod. Install the large or small swage tool on the ram. Place the extractor cup over the swage tool. Raise the ram. Turn the die down until it makes contact with the case extractor cup then turn the die back out 1/4 turn and secure the die in place with the lock ring.

Berdans: If you over pressure a pin on a berdan case and roll bend it, use a snip cutter to cut the pin off. Remove the depriming rod and replace.

Recommended Brass process: deprime, clean, swage if needed, reload.

Recommended: Sort your brass, check for Berdan Cases, Throw them away.

Decapping Die & Swage Set Instructions

Decapping: Insert the Punch Pin in the die body. Put the cap on tight against the Punch. (Do Not use tools) Raise the ram up all the way with a case holder on the ram. Turn the die down until it makes contact with the ram then turn the die back out a 1 full turn and secure the die in place with lock ring. Back out 1 1/2 full turn on AP presses.

Pin Treads: Add a little purple or blue locktite to the bottom 3 threads. Turn the pin into the shaft hand tight. The pin body will mate perfectly with the shaft.

Swage Set: Put the Swage Case Rod in the die body. Turn the cap down tight against the Rod. Install the large or small swage tool on the ram. Place the extractor cup over the swage tool. Raise the ram. Do not change the die placement.

If you over pressure a pin on a berdan case and roll bend it, use a snip cutter to cut the pin off. Remove the decapping shaft and replace the pin.

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