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Old 01-12-2007, 02:59 PM
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Pact powder dispenser

If anyone has positive or negative advise please let me know. I have heard that the RCBS is probably the best but I don't reload in a large volume and would like to know if this product is acceptable. Thanks in advance for your input.
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Old 01-12-2007, 04:58 PM
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Re: Pact powder dispenser

Have been using the scale and powder measure combo for years now and besides being alittle slow has been a great product. I hear the new one is much faster and is one unit. The old version is two units/power supplies. Tod
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Old 01-12-2007, 05:11 PM
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Re: Pact powder dispenser

I have the dispenser/scale combo. I would be lost without it. It is a little slow(PACT will speed up the old ones to the speed of the new ones if you send it to them), but it is highly accurate. I have nothing negative to say about mine.

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Old 01-12-2007, 06:06 PM
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Re: Pact powder dispenser

Here is a good article that moved me to purchase the RCBS which is the fastest dispenser even though I wish it was faster!

http://www.6mmbr.com/powderdispensers01.html
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Old 01-12-2007, 09:46 PM
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Re: Pact powder dispenser

Isn't the Pact the one that weights to 0.01 grain. I think that would be worth something.
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Old 01-12-2007, 10:54 PM
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Re: Pact powder dispenser

Here's a quote from PACT:

The Digital Precision Powder Scale is accurate to a tenth of a grain all the way to 1500 grains.

That's 0.10 not 0.01
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Old 01-13-2007, 07:13 AM
 
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Re: Pact powder dispenser

Accurate to .1 grain? This is what RCBS also claims. I have found that to be an incorrect statement. After the powder charge is dropped, I lift the pan off of the scale, let it zero and then put it back on the scale. The charge is incorrect 95% of the time and is anywhere from -.3 to +.3.

The way that I handle this (my problem) is that if I want a powder charge to weigh 67 grains, I set the weight to 65 grains. Once the charge is dropped, I lift it off of the scale, let it zero, and then re-weigh it and make the adjustments.
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