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How critical is measuring powder to .01 grains

 
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Old 03-25-2013, 06:23 PM
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Re: How critical is measuring powder to .01 grains

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.1 is fine with me, I don't worry about the .01 cuz the fluxuating differences in the atmosphere and other variables have much more affect than the .01 difference in powder. infact on my one gun I tested it took me .03 difference before I saw the affects on the Chrono.
So...what kind of scale did you use to obtain even a .03 gr resolution? Best any reloading scales I know of only claim .1 gr. accuracy!
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Old 03-25-2013, 08:42 PM
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Re: How critical is measuring powder to .01 grains

Am guessing he was confused. Some people think .01 = .1.
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Old 03-25-2013, 10:51 PM
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Re: How critical is measuring powder to .01 grains

Gempro 250 has 0.02 accuracy.

GemPro 250 Digital Scale Review within AccurateShooter.com

I use one to double check the occasional charge.
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Re: How critical is measuring powder to .01 grains

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Gempro 250 has 0.02 accuracy.

GemPro 250 Digital Scale Review within AccurateShooter.com

I use one to double check the occasional charge.
+1. Except I use it for every charge.
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Old 03-26-2013, 07:32 AM
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Re: How critical is measuring powder to .01 grains

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Gempro 250 has 0.02 accuracy.
Id say the gempro has a resolution of .02 but actual accuracy is probably closer to .05 - .1 from a week to week standpoint.
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Old 03-26-2013, 08:36 AM
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Re: How critical is measuring powder to .01 grains

the load I speak of was 49.50 grains my point was I took it up 49.51, 49.52, 49.53 I didn't see a difference until I got 49.54 grains. There could be a host of reasons why I didn't see any speed movement until that point hense the point I don't worry about it any more.
sorry for the confussion
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Old 03-26-2013, 09:47 AM
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Re: How critical is measuring powder to .01 grains

Wow, I would drive myself insane trying to chase down .01 differences. I thought it was bad enough chasing .1 changes. Usually when I test loads I go in full grain increments, then split to .5 grain. I hear BR guys are nut jobs like that. LOL
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