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Old 02-02-2013, 08:00 AM
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Re: Powder Scale

Iknow afew longrange shooter who throw their charges so it works for them..I also ask some of the shooters at the 1000 yard range and was surprised when they said they weight a couple and throw the best... But I still weigh all mine...
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Old 02-02-2013, 12:31 PM
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Re: Powder Scale

I have to agree, the 505 is hard to beat.
I've had mine for 30 + years and don't need anything else
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Old 02-02-2013, 01:32 PM
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Re: Powder Scale

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i have to agree, the 505 is hard to beat.
I've had mine for 30 + years and don't need anything else

amen to that:d
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Old 02-02-2013, 01:42 PM
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Re: Powder Scale

Whats different about the 505? Why is it any different than the rest of the beam scales?
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Old 02-02-2013, 02:02 PM
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Re: Powder Scale

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Whats different about the 505? Why is it any different than the rest of the beam scales?
That's great question. The reason for me is that I have one. Before I chose it, I did a lot of reading on this forum and others, and found similar opinions to what you have gotten here. You never know if those opinions are based on the same critera as mine - because they have one.

I will say that my 505 is simple to set up and read, reliable, sensitive, and to the best of my ability to test it accurate. I am certainly no scale pro with a bunch of calibration tools... But the results on the range have been good.
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Old 02-02-2013, 05:52 PM
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Re: Powder Scale

I agree with the other majority here about the beam scale.

I started reloading with a lee scale and it always worked we'll never had any issues. Bought a pact digital and this also works very we'll, but for measuring powder i don't care for it. They are very delicate and take for ever to zero. if you are weight sorting brass, bullets this is the way to go. Then i bought a rcbs10-10 love it very accurate and fast. But keep in mind not more accurate than my lee. My only input would be make sure the magnetic dampener works good this will make your life a whole lot easier.
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Old 02-03-2013, 09:08 PM
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Re: Powder Scale

I purchased a Redding no 2 powder scale and I like it a lot. Had it for about 2 years and I like the fact that it has over/under graduations on it in 1/10 grain increments. Very handy for weight-sorting brass and bullets. Just my two cents.
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