Can you use 308 shellplates for 45 ACP

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  1. ranger3

    ranger3 Silver $$ Contributor

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    Just wondering I have both Dillon and Hornady lnl ap loaders.
     
  2. IdahoSharpshooter

    IdahoSharpshooter Gold $$ Contributor

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    I do on my Dillon 550B...
     
  3. ranger3

    ranger3 Silver $$ Contributor

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    Thanks, good to know
     
  4. 243winxb

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    45 ACP / 22.250 / 243 / 25.06/ 260 Rem / 270 Win / 308_30.06

    Dillon- 550 B -same Shellplate AND Locator Buttons:
     
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  5. Nature Boy

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    Same, same for my Dillon 650
     
  6. riflewoman

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    I’ve used the same one on my LNL. They do make a specific one for 45 to accommodate the different bevel in the extractor groove, but the 30-06 will work.
     
  7. Rsadams

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    On the Dillon site they have a file that you can download that tells you which shell plates and buttons fit what caliber... You should get it..... Alot of the time things are interchangeable , you just need one thing in combination with what you have to load another caliber.... Plus it tells you what each caliber conversion fits , they normally have multiple applications....you can save alot of money by knowing this information... The file list shell plates , location buttons and powder funnels and what they all fit.

    450 and 550 caliber conversion chart...
     
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  8. ranger3

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    Thanks everyone Got it and it's helpful.
     
  9. DirtySteve

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    The only difference is the part that goes into the power measure die. (308, 30-06, 243, ect) (Edit) For the 550..
     

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