So, now I feel a little stupid for the question. I was measuring time and again comming up w/ different numbers at various places on my scope. At first I simply attributed it to the shims, but now I realize I was simply missing a measurement. It apparently doesn't make much difference where you measure because the scope is always pretty much paralell to the bore.
One of those times I wish I'd have waited a little longer to ask a question LOL! thanks anyway, Mark
I used to re-load but now I "hand-load".
-- Well, at least I try