Micrometer Powder Bar Kit™
Micrometer Powder Bar Kit™
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The UniqueTek Micrometer Powder Bar Kit™ upgrades your existing powder bar to a micrometer powder bar. No more guessing how many turns of the adjustment screw will get you back to that perfect powder weight.

Features
Precision 40tpi Micrometer Head
Durable All Steel Construction.
Fits All Powder Bar Sizes
Also fits SL 900 Powder Bar and Shot Bars! *
* Minor modification required.

Much more than just a dial or knob … the Micrometer Powder Bar Kit™ replaces the original 1/4-28 adjustment bolt with a true precision micrometer with 40 threads per inch. You will be able to return instantly to any powder weight setting with a speed and an accuracy never before possible. Of course, you still must weigh and confirm all powder weight setting changes.

— Kit includes: Micrometer head, LocTite® and installation instructions.†
† Powder bar not included.

FREE Calibration Curve Spread Sheet
To download a copy of the Calibration Curve spread sheet in the Microsoft Excel .xltx format, just Click Here. If you need a copy for an old version of Excel (.xlt format), please send me an email and I'll be happy to send it to you.
Calibration Curve
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We provide a FREE Excel spread sheet you can use to generate "calibration curves" for each of your gunpowders. With a "calibration curve," you can predict the micrometer setting to give you any desired charge weight for that gunpowder.*

* You still must weigh and confirm all powder weight setting changes even when using a calibration curve that you have generated yourself.


Q&A
Q: Will it fit in the plastic Powder Drop Slide made by Arredondo Accessories?
A: Yes. But the installation is tricky and must be done by us. We carry the Arredondo Powder Drop Slide with our Micrometer Powder Bar Kit™ pre-installed. Click here for details.

Installation Option 1:
The Micrometer Powder Bar Kit&trade isn't that difficult to install yourself. But we do offer installation. Send us your powder bar and we'll install the Micrometer Powder Bar Kit™ for a $20.00 service fee. We install in any size powder bar for the same price. Just select one of the two Installation Options from the drop-down menu when ordering,
– Installation for 550/1050 Press - (T1231-IK550/1050)
– Installation for 650/SDB Press - (T1231-IK550/1050)
Cost = $104.95 ^
^ $79.95 for Micrometer Kit + $25.00 for Installation

Then ship us the following:
1) A copy of your order.
2) The powder bar in which you want the micrometer installed.

Ship the above items to:
UniqueTek, Inc.
540 W. Iron Ave., Suite 118
Mesa, AZ 85210


Installation Option 2:
The Micrometer Powder Bar Kit™ is available preinstalled in a new powder bar. Just select the one you need from the drop-down menu when ordering.

– Preinstalled in Small Powder Bar for 550/1050 Press - (T1231-5S)
– Preinstalled in Large Powder Bar for 550/1050 Press - (T1231-5L)
– Preinstalled in Small Powder Bar for 650/SDB Press - (T1231-6S)
– Preinstalled in Large Powder Bar for 650/SDB Press - (T1231-6L)
Cost = $129.95 ^
^ Same price for all 4 options.


Read reviews of the Micrometer Powder Bar Kit™ in the following magazines!
IHMSA News; Volume 19, Issue 5, June 2008, Page 8. Click Here to Read
Precision Shooting; May 2006, Page 28.
Handloader; August-September 2005, Page 105. Click Here to Read
Front Sight; July/August 2005, Page 15. Click Here to Read


Customer Feedback
"I just installed my first micrometer kit yesterday and just got done testing it. Very nice! After entering sample weights for the 0, 1, 2, and 3 measurements I used your spreadsheet to get a setting for 18.7 gr of H110, dialed it and weighed 10 charges … perfect! I'll be buying another kit for a large powder bar to load .223/5.56! I use two different powders and load five different bullets for 300 AAC Blackout using a small charge bar. This is going to be a serious time saver!"
— Todd B. - Eugene, OR (4/19/15)


"The Micrometer Powder Bar Kit in combination with the Precision Powder Baffle, allowed me to finally get consistency in my Winchester 231 loads. My chrono velocities now come in at less than 20 feet per second standard deviation and 3.5 power factor standard deviation! No more worrying about making Chrono at my USPSA matches."
— Rob C. - Cody, WY


"I have fairly recently purchased your "improved " powder measure bars for the Dillon 550. I installed one and had you install one. I have just started using the large powder measure bar and all I can says is. "why did I wait so long to make the change." I used to hate changing calibers or bullet weights because it would take me so long to reset the powder throw weight. After I calibrated the bar with the provided chart, it's a piece of cake. Thank you for a great product."
— Robert P. - Tampa, FL (11/28/14)


Read More Customer Feedback: CLICK HERE.

Precision Powder Baffle™
Don't forget to check out our Precision Powder Baffle™. It greatly minimizes variations in powder drop weight versus powder hopper fill level and makes a great companion to the Micrometer Powder Bar Kit™.

Micrometer Powder Bar Kit and Precision Powder Baffle are a trademarks of UniqueTek, Inc.
LocTite is a registered trademark of the Henkel Corporation.
Disclaimer: Dillon Precision does not authorize the Micrometer Powder Bar Kit™ for use on any of its reloading presses and its use may void manufacturer or dealer warranties.
Specifications
Thimble Size 0.5 inch diameter
Thread Pitch 40 thread per inch
(replaces the 28 thread per inch bolt)
Precision .001" per division
(≈ .02 grains Win 231 in Small Bar)
Range 0.000" to 0.750" linear travel
(allows full range of adjustment with all powder bar sizes)

Customer Reviews

Average rating from 2 reviews: 5.0
Awesome Device!I purchased two of these for install myself. I put one on a large bar and one on a small bar. I have four quick change assemblies and figured that I could swap the powder bars in between them. I was wrong. These Micrometers are incredible. In the short time I have been using them, I have found them to be indispensable. With the spreadsheet and the micrometer, I can switch between charges in a snap. They are so handy, that I am not willing to switch out the powder bars between my toolheads....I'll just buy two more! Thanks for the quality product!!! Written by Andy Blila on Thu 12 Jan 2017 9:48:27 PM GMT
Excellent addition to my XL650 10 years agoI've had my Micrometer Powder Bar on my XL650 since early 2007, which was right after purchasing the press. I shoot .45 LC at SASS matches with 250 gr rounds in my Marlin and 200 gr rounds in my Rugers. This requires two different powder weights. The Micrometer Powder Bar was a blessing. I can switch between the two loads in just a few minutes. After 10 years and well over 200 setting changes it's still dead on. No issues at all with anything breaking or coming loose. Money well spent. Written by Buckshot Barry, SASS 45084 on Thu 12 Jan 2017 2:06:10 AM GMT
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