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Unread 09-07-2013, 06:10 AM
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Powder scale

Hy, i am thinking of buying a powder measure for reloading precision ammo...
It can be a standard one or something like rcbs charge master combo...
what do you suggest?

Or do you think the accuracy is much better with a standard scale?
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    Unread 09-07-2013, 09:25 AM
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    Re: Powder scale

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    Originally Posted by trazman View Post
    Hy, i am thinking of buying a powder measure for reloading precision ammo...
    It can be a standard one or something like rcbs charge master combo...
    what do you suggest?

    Or do you think the accuracy is much better with a standard scale?
    It depends on how much you intend to reload. I have both an RCBS 10-10 AND a ChargeMaster The ChargeMaster is MUCH quicker...
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    Unread 09-07-2013, 09:49 AM
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    Re: Powder scale

    this topic came up on another forum not long ago . I have used this scale a little now , and I'm very happy with it . there is a video in this thread that talks about the difference between scales , it's very informative . I think this is a lot of scale for the money . Jim



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    Unread 09-07-2013, 11:53 AM
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    Re: Powder scale

    I use a 5-0-5 and like it a lot. The auto dispensers are not for me. I do read where most people love them - matter of individual preference.
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    Unread 09-10-2013, 11:52 AM
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    Re: Powder scale

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    I use a 5-0-5 and like it a lot. The auto dispensers are not for me. I do read where most people love them - matter of individual preference.
    I have both scales. Electronics are a whole lot faster but it don't hurt to check the electronics accuracy with the balance beam either. I have several check weights I like to use to make sure of accuracy. Don't ever hurt to check that.
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    Unread 09-10-2013, 01:21 PM
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    Re: Powder scale

    My Hornady LNL auto charge has tried to kill me 1000s of times. I returned it to hornady the one they sent back does the same.
    So I bought a Gem Pro jewel scale for just over a hundred dollars. It registers .02grains ACCUATELY and dependably. Now I let the hornady puke out its charge and check it on the Gempro. It takes about 5 second and I couldn't be happier.
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    Unread 09-10-2013, 09:35 PM
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    Re: Powder scale

    I bought an old Lyman M5 and then sent it off to Scott Parker and had him tune it up. Very happy with it. I also can watch single grains of powder move the scale and it's dead on repeatable. I had a couple of electric scales and they all would drift. They also died rregularly. Gravity hasn't broken so my beam scale keeps on weighing. I just picked up a ohaus 1005 and I'm planning on sending it off to betuned up also. Just in case something bad happens to my M5.
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