Anybody buy dies direct from Dillon lately?

Discussion in 'Handloading and Reloading' started by EricBu, Jun 7, 2021.

  1. EricBu

    EricBu Member

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    Curious what their real shipping time is. Their information sheet says 48 weeks for dies, but they seem to be a lot quicker than that. I bought some rifle dies about 3 months ago from them, they shipped in a month. I'm in no rush, backordered 4 pistol calibers that I need a 2nd set of dies for, just curious if any of you have first hand knowledge of their current turn around.
     
  2. 45 long

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    I ordered a set of .308 dies on May 18th. Received them about a week and a half later. Not bad.
     
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  3. SingleActionAndrew

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    Ordered 10mm and 45 dies in January. Still waiting on 10mm

    That said, they told me ~16 weeks on a 750 and I got it in under 2
     
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  4. Saluki91

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    I ordered a .223 sizing die a few months ago. It was back-ordered... showed up a few weeks later.

    The 9mm die set that was part of my XL750 kit was ordered in November of 2020... it is still on back-order.
     
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  5. Hoopjj

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    I ordered 223 dies feb 14. Said 24 weeks wait. Had them in less than 2 weeks
     
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  6. rfwobbly

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    I ordered several items within the last year. They ship immediately, as soon as items are in stock. The items that were backordered were shipped free in a follow-up package.
     
  7. EricBu

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    Looks like they are under promising and over delivering! Good on them.
     
  8. Rule3

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    Only 48 weeks? Pretty much a year.
    Speedy!:):what:
     
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  9. mokin

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    That's been my experience with Dillon.
     
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  10. Riomouse911

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    I thought the same thing. Pony Express deliveries between St. Joseph and Sacramento were quicker :D.

    (J/K. I know it’s a supply issue.)

    Stay safe.
     
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  11. Rule3

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    Not sure if was supposed to be 4 TO 8 weeks??
     
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    That makes sense :thumbup:.

    On a different but similar note. I ordered a couple of AR 15 trigger groups from Midway on Monday. They were shipped (free ;)) within two hours and in my mailbox on Thursday :). Not quite Amazon Prime, but pretty close.

    Stay safe.
     
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  13. Rule3

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    Midway has always had fast "NITRO" shipping despite what some posters whine about. Been buying stuff from them for a long time.

    I had to send a gun back to Ruger, 2 day FedEX (free)

    Acme Bullets order arrived a few days after I placed the order.

    All the shipping companies (USPS, UPS FedEX ) are doing a good job considering all the chaos in the World!
     
  14. rem700nut

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    same here .ordered a set of .40 cal dies january 15 . have not recieved them yet
     
  15. Big Wes

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    I ordered 308 3 die steel set from Dillon received them in about 10 days. I like carbide dies but they were backorder. Steel dies were in stock so got them instead. Check the backorder status when ordering.
     
  16. gunzby

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    Depends on what you want. Their backorder is in sizing dies. You can find a lot of their seating and crimp dies on their site if you can find a sizing die, you're set.
     
  17. rem700nut

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    I ordered a set of .40 S&W dies in january ,still have not got them and it is first of october now ,called them up they said maybe in a few more months ,yea right
     
  18. Soonerpesek

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    My advice :
    If the site shows "BACKORDERED".....
    Wait until the site shows "IN STOCK" to order.......

    This coming from the guy who jumped on the NFT presale.......:thumbdown:
     
  19. rperyam

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    I called Dillon to get a set of .380 dies for my Square Deal. They told me honestly, the wait would be over a year. The hold up is for the carbide sizing die. They told me this was an honest answer, I could order it now, but realistically I need to plan on the long wait. I was wondering why eBay has Dillon item listed at more than their MSRP. You can avoid the wait if someone has it in stock.
     
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