Category: Dillon 550B

Dillon RL-550C: Unboxing, Overview, Setup, Loading Rifle and Pistol Ammunition

The Dillon RL-550C is arguably the most “tried and true” progressive reloading press on the market today. This press offers a blend of affordability, quality, and precision that’s truly unique. In this article, I’ll cover the RL-550C in-depth, starting with an unboxing, and finishing with loading rifle/pistol plus some insights into issues that you as […]

SHOT Show 2020: Interview With Steve Dillon

I’ve long wondered about the origins of Dillon Precision and Dillon Aero. While at the 2020 SHOT Show, I ran into Steve Dillon, son of Mike Dillon who started both companies. The following is the fascinating discussion I had with Steve Dillon about Mike Dillon’s legacy, the origins of Dillon Aero, how Dillon Precision came […]

Reloading 45 ACP with the Dillon 550B

The Dillon 550B (and newer RL-550B) are well-known for being solid performers that are simple to setup, and relatively affordable to setup and run. This press may not be loaded with all of the latest features (from what I know it was introduced well over 30 years ago), but it does have a “tried and […]




Reloading Safety

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