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Has anyone tried the Hornady Lock-N-Load Auto Charge Powder Dispenser?

 
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Old 07-18-2010, 09:56 AM
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Has anyone tried the Hornady Lock-N-Load Auto Charge Powder Dispenser?

Has anyone tried the Hornady Lock-N-Load Auto Charge Powder Dispenser?

How does it compare to the others?

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Re: Has anyone tried the Hornady Lock-N-Load Auto Charge Powder Dispenser?

It works pretty well with flake powder and very well with ball powder. For pistol and plinking ammo it works fine. But for long range work where ES/SD and sub half-moa accuracy at long range is required, it doesn't cut the cheese. Make sure you put in the baffle however, that greatly increases consistency.
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Re: Has anyone tried the Hornady Lock-N-Load Auto Charge Powder Dispenser?

Sure have. I originally bought a RCBS chargmaster and it worked, but with large powders like Varget it would over throw about half the time. Its like when it would get down to the last few tenths the thing would spin too much and drop more powder than it needed.

Now onto the Hornady. Little story about how I got it first. I went and competed in my first 1000 yd BR comp last month. Ended up winning factory gun class!!! Anyway the Hornady guys were all there (awsome people by the way!) and they had some door prizes they were giving away. I ended up winning a Hornady Lock n load charge.

Now onto how it works. After being agrivated over the $325 RCBS unit, I imediately took the hornady down to my reloading room filled it with Varget and punched in 30.0 and hit dispense. 30.0 exactly, tried again 30.0 exactly!!! I loaded up 30 rounds of varying amounts of H4895 to try in by 6BR this weekend only had 2 over throws. I calibrated the scale and tested a couple times agaist my ballance beam scales and it seems right on to me.

SO I'd say give one a try and see how you like it! I love mine so far.
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Re: Has anyone tried the Hornady Lock-N-Load Auto Charge Powder Dispenser?

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Re: Has anyone tried the Hornady Lock-N-Load Auto Charge Powder Dispenser?

Check the youtube video review. Looks like it works pretty slick! I'm leaning towards getting one.

YouTube - Hornady Auto Charge Review (Part 1)
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Re: Has anyone tried the Hornady Lock-N-Load Auto Charge Powder Dispenser?

Thanks, great post!
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Re: Has anyone tried the Hornady Lock-N-Load Auto Charge Powder Dispenser?

Yep, thanks for that link and review on YouTube

I'm going to purchase one now...

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