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RCBS Charge Master Question

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Unread 10-24-2006, 07:10 PM
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Re: RCBS Charge Master Question

Another thing is I think the biggest deal is to put the powder pan back on the sacale and wait till it " zeros " again before dispensing a new charge. This is / has been working for me .

I like this gizmo , it still has a ways to go , nevertheless , I still like it .

If folks like us did not purchase it and use it the next generation would be much longer in coming .

When the next gen comes out is there any among you that can not afford a new one that would want to purchase a very well maintained used model ? [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/cool.gif[/img] [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img] [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh.gif[/img]

Jim B.
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Unread 10-24-2006, 09:10 PM
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Re: RCBS Charge Master Question

Jimm, funny you should mention that, I've been on Ebay looking at the electronic scales. If you're serious, let me know how much you want for yours.

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Unread 10-24-2006, 10:02 PM
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Re: RCBS Charge Master Question

I the truth be known its my OCD thing that keeps me calibrating.

With the pan (mine's metal) and it reads -350.7 and with the pan on it reads0, I don't calibrate.

When I do calibrate I repeat until I get 350.7 w/o the pan.

The only other number its ever displayed is -350.8.

There are ways to program this thing for different things but I haven't messed with them. Mine is pretty much spot on all the time.

I would like to see another decimal point displayed. Messing with these ball powders I'm confident its sensitive enough.

I push <disp> when the "stable" indicator lights up which isn't until the scale reads zero. If the stable indicator is not lighted and I push <disp> it swaks and swears at me.

I've been loading 101 grains behind a 300gr SMK and don't even mind the wait.

I allow for no warm up time. I've been loading and shooting all day and there has been no drift. I'll leave 'er on all night and see what tomorrow brings.
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