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Green Duster Help

Discussion in 'Uncategorized Threads' started by Dragonbob, May 18, 2007.

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  1. Dragonbob

    Dragonbob TS Member

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    My local dealer (near Philla,Pa) says he'll no longer carry duster wads, due to the high cost of shipping (says they'd be $20/thou., and nobody will pay that), hence my dilema. I reload new style AA (and please don't tell me to switch to STS or Federals) on a 366, and found the size and softness of greendusters loaded nicely w/o buckling the hull like some other brands I've tried. Anybody have an affordable source for greendusters, or good alternative? Thanks, Bob
     
  2. halfmile

    halfmile Well-Known Member

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    Call Micro Tech and ask them where you can get them near you.

    Micro Technologies, LLC
    1405 Laukant St.
    Reedsburg, WI 53959

    Phone: 608-524-9999

    HM
     
  3. Dragonbob

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    I looked at the dealers on their website, and none are "near" me.
    Thanks, Bob
     
  4. halfmile

    halfmile Well-Known Member

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    You can order direct, I believe you have to buy 10 cases.

    Call them.

    HM
     
  5. timb99

    timb99 Well-Known Member

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    Try Recobs in Wisconsin.
     
  6. BDodd

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    You needn't change hulls but how about going to DownRange, Clay Buster, or even Winchester Wads for tapered hulls....Bob Dodd
     
  7. Big Al 29

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    Dragon: Where about in Phila area do you hail from?

    I am located in Delaware County.

    We take a drive up to Richland Shooter's Supply in Richland PA a few times a year and buy in bulk.

    He carries Green and Blue Dusters, all the priemiums, Windjammers, and all the Claybuster line of wads.

    Its one stop shopping.

    Its worth the hour and 15 minute drive as Jim's prices are the best in PA.

    That's all components and factory shells.

    RICHLAND SHOOTER SUPPLY INC
    207 SOUTH PARK STREET, RICHLAND PA 17087
    717-866-4246

    Its a little shop but his warehouse is impressive and he has what I call a "Chinese Food Menu" of all his stuff. He has a lot of differnet primers, powder and wads to choose from.

    I always call for prices and availablity before we make a run. We usually drop 600-700 a piece but its worht it as we see major savings. I wish I had about 1500 to drop but my truck wouldn't be big enough.

    If you have a bunch of heavy stuff like 20 flats of shells or a ton of shot, He'll use his skid lifter and drop in right in the back of your truck

    Jim is a really great guy, he'll talk to you as long as you need him.

    If you are looking for a thousand wads only, its not worth it. Buy in 5000 case, same for primers. Swithced to Promo powder, and Rio Primers and saved a ton more. Shot was going for 23.99 a bag a little bit ago at his place.

    Good luck.

    Jeff A.
     
  8. jtf650

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    Since you're around Philly, will you be attending the PA State Shoot next month? I last attended 2 or 3 years ago, but a vendor had Duster wads at a good price back then. In fact, I imagine you'll see some (relatively) decent prices on all components at the shoot. Good way to rationalize the trip, even if you don't want to shoot. You might even find a new gun that you didn't know you needed. James Fawcett
     
  9. kehrby

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    I had been using the duster wads also and really liked them for the same reasons as you. My supplier also quit carrying them. I tried the downrange wads when the guy was giving them away on here and I think they are as close to the Dusters that I have seen.

    Steve
     
  10. AdamsRibs

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    Ditto to above reply from Timb99, try Recobs.....

    AdamsRibs
     
  11. AdamsRibs

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    Also, Gander Mountain stores carry them if you have
    any of those around your way......
    Adamsribs
     
  12. gcbluerock

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    Use the Downrange Mfg. DRA-12-Pink. It is the same style, size, shape etc etc etc. They are just what you need! For a list of dealers near you check out the find a dealer section of the web site at http://www.downrangemfg.com/
     
  13. Dragonbob

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    Thanks for all the good info. I've had no luck w/ claybusters, but maybe someone 'round here (I'm really fr. outside Trenton, NJ) has downrange or winchester wads. I'll also look into the mail order aspect. Bob
     
  14. deercreek

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    Duster wads are more difficult for me to get than several years ago. Indiana Gander Mt. stores still sell them for 6.99 or 7.99. Nearly all of my plastic fouling problems went away when I stopped using Claybusters. I am grateful for what Claybuster did years ago for the price reduction in wads and when I need something other than a AA clone I still use Claybuster brand.
     
  15. deercreek

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    Duster wads are more difficult for me to get than several years ago. Indiana Gander Mt. stores still sell them for 6.99 or 7.99. Nearly all of my plastic fouling problems went away when I stopped using Claybusters. I am grateful for what Claybuster did years ago for the price reduction in wads and when I need something other than a AA clone I still use Claybuster brand.
     
  16. Bob_K

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    CAC and Associates, I believe in Elysburg, PA. I get them in conjunction with my club's clay bird orders, and CAC trucks them down.
     
  17. dverna

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    I just cleaned out the local Gander Mountain of Green Dusters $7 a bag.
    Don
     
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    Any Gander Mountains around your place? 500 cost 6.99 + taxes
     
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