Dillon Haters

Discussion in 'Handloading and Reloading' started by Soonerpesek, Oct 20, 2021.

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  1. Soonerpesek

    Soonerpesek Member

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    This is for all you gents that refuse to give any credit to Dillon Precision......:neener:

    @Mark_Mark ......you too.......:D...

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    And yes....they make great stuff besides the calendar....:)
     
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  2. Rule3

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    High maintenance!
    Does she have a boat??
     
  3. Mark_Mark

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    Look at the Compensator on the at Gun!
     
  4. Rule3

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    Here is the LEE model. She is out working on the farm and can actually do stuff!

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  5. Mark_Mark

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    I will not be baited!!! NOPE!

    Dillion is So Good!
     
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  6. Mark_Mark

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    Hornedy can out with a calendar. Here’s their model

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  7. wombat13

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    I’m a Dillon customer but their catalog never seems to be in the stack of mail my wife hands me. In fact, I can’t remember the last time I got one of their catalogs. It’s been years! :scrutiny:
     
  8. GeoDudeFlorida

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    Looks like she could be my granddaughter. Sorry, I'm just not into children.
    The Lee model looks like my mile-down-the-road neighbor's wife, only with a bit more to grab onto and less of a tan. Must be one of them midwestern gals.

    Thanks for the update on Dillon's advanced reloading equipment. I'm sure some day I'll think about becoming a mass-production reloader. :thumbdown:
     
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  9. LiveLife

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    I was taught to reload on blue Dillon and red Lee presses and remained lifelong fan of both USA companies with Lee maintaining all their manufacturing in the USA. :thumbup:

    But my heart belongs to black C-H (CH4D now), one of last remaining USA manufacturer of reloading equipment.

    But wait, there's more. I am looking hard at Frankford Arsenal's 10 station FX-10 instead of Dillon 750 :eek: - https://www.frankfordarsenal.com/reloading-tools/presses-and-tools/reloading-presses/fx-10-progressive-reloading-press-with-case-feeder/1178469.html?cgid=reloading-presses
     
  10. GeoDudeFlorida

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    Mike Dillon was still trying to refine his "SuperStar" .223Rem loader when I was taught to reload .38/.357 on a Lyman press. :) I was helping my uncle reload .30-06 using Lee Loaders before that. By "help" I mean I kept his coffee cup full and chased dropped primers with my youngest cousin.
     
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  11. AJC1

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    The only dillion product I have tried was their 308 dies and the seating die did not fit my bullets and other stems were not available.... sold for 5 bucks less than I had in them
     
  12. Mark_Mark

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    Dillion Square B Deal is really good for volume loader.
     
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  13. .38 Special

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    This may be a good place to point out that Dillon is spelled with just a single "i". (I've been holding my tongue for months. :p )
     
  14. GeoDudeFlorida

    GeoDudeFlorida Member

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    Yup. Named for the founder, Mike Dillon (RIP).
     
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    Most of us just get tired of fighting autocorrect and unless the word is totally butchered we just move on
     
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  16. Boomholzer

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    That reminds me, how come I don't get The Blue Press anymore? Does anyone?

    holy crap Mark. I fell off my chair. A+
     
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    What kind of stuff? Butt stuff?
     
  18. kidneyboy

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    The dillon model looks like my exwife did when she was about 50. Unlike dillon presses my ex was very high maintenance.
     
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    Love both.
    2 Dillon Presses, 2 Lee SS presses
    Lots & lotsa Lee dies
     
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  20. Mark_Mark

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    DILLION!
     
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    you guys are OLD!!!
     
  22. whughett

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    Learned on a Lyman T-Mag Turret press in 80 Sped up the process with a Dillon in 82. Just decided I liked shooting better then reloading. A couple of hours on a Dillon 550 equals many more hours on the range. Go Dillon.
     
  23. GeoDudeFlorida

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    Beats the alternative.
     
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    There's a gun in the picture??
     
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    This started O/T and than drifted further afield...not going to let it use more bandwidth
     
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