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The Blue Press

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by GioaJack, Jan 21, 2010.

  1. GioaJack

    GioaJack Conifer Jack

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    While waiting for the heater under my Star sizer to heat up I decided to read my copy of the recently delivered Dillon Blue Press.

    If you do not receive it may I suggest you contact Dillon and as to be placed on their mailing list... it is filled with excellent articles, reviews and chock full of outside vendors and manufacturers.

    While browsing the pages of this handy little tome my eyes fell upon an advertisement for a shot timer. Being a compulsive 'toy' hoarder I reached for the phone to order what would soon be the newest addition to my realm of electronic gadgetry when I realized that given my current shooting speed shoving a stick in the ground and creating a sundial would be more appropriate.

    If you'll excuse me, I have some whittling to do. :faint:

    Jack
     
  2. Glockdude1

    Glockdude1 Federal Member CLM

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    The covers are always nice......... :whistling:
     

  3. randyc74

    randyc74 Custom Holster Maker

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    I've been receiving the Blue Press since the late 1980's, Ya gotta love it!
     
  4. Colorado4Wheel

    Colorado4Wheel

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    Anybody else have a hard time throwing them away?
     
  5. BK63

    BK63

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    I was just looking at some old ones I found a few days ago and was wondering why I stopped getting them years ago.
     
  6. Colorado4Wheel

    Colorado4Wheel

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    You have to have contact with them in a sale or some other means to get the magazine. You may need to ask for it by calling them up. Or, buy a case gauge, calander, whatever is cheap from them. Then your on the list again for sure.
     
  7. Patrick Graham

    Patrick Graham Footlong Jr.

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    Order some stuff for your dillon, you'll be back on their list.
     
  8. MR. TWISTER

    MR. TWISTER

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    I can relate to this statement!:cool:
     
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    n2extrm

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    Jack that is why they sell calanders, for "special timming needs". :whistling:
     
  10. byf43

    byf43 NRA Endowment Life Member

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    Does anyone remember the article about "Coffin Rock"???

    Dillon ran that article and the follow-up article (don't remember the name) several years ago.

    Dillon re-ran the "Coffin Rock" article not-too-long ago.

    I've misplaced that issue.
    Can somebody tell me which issue it was ran in???


    Thanks.
     
  11. GioaJack

    GioaJack Conifer Jack

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    I know all about special needs... they made me ride in the short bus. :crying:

    Jack
     
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    n2extrm

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    ME TOO!:rofl::rofl:
     
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    mteagle1

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    No I'e only got the last 11 years worth the rest I threw away when I moved here.
     
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    ManNamedJed

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    You can sign up for the catalog on their website.
     
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    GLShooter

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    I don't keep the old ones. The one I do have in the reloading room that I won't throw away is the April 194 issue with Julie Nowlin on the cover. Julie's dad was John Nowlin. He was a friend and build me several comp guns for IPSC in the early 90's.

    Greg

    PS: You guys won't believe this but I just thumbed through the above issue and the Coffin Rock story was in it!! I believe the reprint was in last Octobers issue. -- G.
     
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    ignantmike

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    the girl on the feb. issue is smokin hot....:wow:
     
  17. Glockdude1

    Glockdude1 Federal Member CLM

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    The women get in the way of the weapons on the cover sometimes...... :tongueout:
     
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    shotgunred local trouble maker

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    No.

    Does anyone else's wife go through it with a Sharpe and "fix" the pictures?:rofl:
     
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    Nah, I wear the pants in my relationship. LOL
     
  20. 69stingray

    69stingray 427 ci

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    I believe it was "Sundown at Coffin Rock" I don't remember which issue it was in but here is a link to the story.

    http://www.firearmsandliberty.com/sundown.html

    Ray