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Downrange---Blue Dusters

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by wayneo, Jun 11, 2013.

  1. wayneo

    wayneo Active Member

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    I talked to Kevin at Downrange yesterday, he was polishing the last molds for the Blue Dusters. All the testing is done, and they have the same ballistics as the old Dusters. They are buying the plastic from Micro-Technologies, the same plastic Micro used in the Duster wads. The blue color will be a little different.

    Recob's has the largest order, and if everything goes okay, will receive the first shipment middle to late next week. Just a heads up for ya.

    Wayne
     
  2. joe kuhn

    joe kuhn Furry Lives Matter TS Supporters

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    Thanks Wayne. I needed to order some with our last club purchase and since our distributor was out I tried some DRXL 1-1/8. They're a little shorter so I shortened up the wad rammer tube and am back in business.
     
  3. joe kuhn

    joe kuhn Furry Lives Matter TS Supporters

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    I do have 3 bags of the originals that go poof once in a while. They're a slightly lighter color of blue. I guess I'm out of luck. Had a full case of bad ones a couple of years ago and they replaced them all free of charge. Said it was a bad batch of plastic. I bet Kevin kicks the bad plastic problem in the butt for good.
     
  4. wayneo

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    Joe, I remember 5-6 years ago the Green Dusters had a problem in cold weather. I've been using both Green and Blue since about 1993 without any issues. Must have got Lucky.

    How about a review on the new Blue Dusters when you get them? I'm going to ask Leftex the same thing on his Green Duster thread. Thanks.

    Wayne
     
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  6. MNGuns

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    Looking forward to getting some more. Only a bag or so left after this last case.
     
  7. Bruce Em

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    So something happened to the original company that was making them?
     
  8. MNGuns

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    Buy out I believe