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Dietemeyer/ Pacific DL-300 Reloader

Discussion in 'Handloading and Reloading' started by lordgroom, Apr 24, 2008.

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  1. lordgroom

    lordgroom Member

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    Anyone familiar with this press? I was given the DL-300, which is a progressive press and a Texan loader which looks like a single stage. I have already found this site for some great info:
    http://pacificreloaders.awardspace.com/

    Anyone have any info on the DL-300? Looks like a shotgun Shell reloader. The gunsmith who gave it to me also thought it could do metallic case reloading. Does it take standard dies? Where would I procure shell plates?

    Any info on Texan loaders?

    I can post pictures tomorrow if anyone would like.

    Thanks in advance.
     
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  2. ReloaderFred

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    Dietemeyer was a champion shotgun shooter years and years ago. He didn't like the loaders at the time, so he invented his own. I have one of them. He was bought out by Hornady and they marketed his reloaders under the Pacific name until they changed everything over to Hornady brand.

    Hope this helps.

    Fred
     
  3. mothernatureson

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    I was given a pacific loader, for twelve gauge. I emailed Hornady and they were very helpful. They sent me copies of the original instruction and parts list. Supply them the particulars of your loader. Model # etc. good luck!

    mothernatureson
     
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