5000 miles and still working

Discussion in 'Equipment Discussions' started by goodgrouper, Aug 30, 2007.

  1. goodgrouper

    goodgrouper Well-Known Member

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    I just turned a little over 5000 miles on my truck while having the RCBS Chargemaster on my console and she still dumps powder charges accurate enough to swear by. And much of the time, I was not going down very nice roads. I have jiggled it enough that it has even fallen off the console a couple times and I thought for sure the scale would be screwed up from then on but it was fine.

    Last week, I attended a BR match and left a day early to do some moose scouting on the way and ended up on a road that was barely fit for ATV's and it seemed that full sized trucks were never intended to travel. To make a long story short, it took me 5 hours to go 12 miles on this road and it dang near shook the camper shell off my truck! The Chargemaster took several good beatings on this road including having my optics case bounce off the rear seat and land on it! I thought for sure that I was going to be screwed at the BR match because my powder dispenser would start spitting out bad charges from a broken scale but it never even missed a beat! It even loaded ammo accurate enough for me to shoot this 10 shot, 200 yard range record the next day:
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  2. jwp475

    jwp475 Well-Known Member

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    That's a hell of a piece of equipment........[​IMG]
     
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  3. BigDaddy0381

    BigDaddy0381 Well-Known Member

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    That's what i'm talking about .awsome shooting.Maybe one day i'll shoot half as good a that.
     
  4. NYLES

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    GG,
    Do I need to teach you how to hit the dime? nice group but a lil left!
     
  5. Buffalobob

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    Oh, that was cruel, Nyles.:D
     
  6. goodgrouper

    goodgrouper Well-Known Member

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    Those dimes can be pesky targets sometimes!!
     
  7. davewilson

    davewilson Well-Known Member

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    i once shot a 2 shot group that was that good. OK maybe it was a little bigger.
     
  8. johnnyk

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    GG,
    That there's some fine shooting. I'd be just fine if I could shoot that good at 100yds on a regular basis. It happens but not every day.
    As for the RCBS Chargemaster, well, Midway has disappointed me on mine. I ordered it on the 18th and they shipped it on the 20th to who knows where. I ain't got it, Midway can't find it and UPS says they know nothing about it. After a few "discussions" over the phone they decided they'd ship me one 2nd day air. It supposed to get here Wednesday, I think. They said if two scales got here I'd need to send one back! Well no turd! I don't want two, I just won't the one I ordered. JohnnyK.
     
  9. BountyHunter

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    If I had a chargemaster that was that good, that damn thing would be packed and carried in its own pelican case. Doubt you will finds one as good when it goes.

    Mine was like Monica Lewinsky on Bill Clinton, "always going down and then up, down and then up".:p

    BH
     
  10. goodgrouper

    goodgrouper Well-Known Member

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    Ha! That was a good one!

    I need to find a case for it but I don't know if I could find one that was deep enough without being too bulky.
     
  11. eddybo

    eddybo Well-Known Member

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    Wow, was that from a rail gun or a HV? Either way nice shooting. A 5 shot .2 at 200 is doable...but a ten shot would be a freakin miracle for me. Congrats that is some fine shooting/loading/condition reading.
     
  12. johnnyk

    johnnyk Well-Known Member

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    GG,
    Mine came today. I think I'm gonna like this rig. JohnnyK.
     
  13. goodgrouper

    goodgrouper Well-Known Member

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    Thanks.
    Believe it or not, that was from my 10.5 lb bag gun. And it was shot just hours after a fella at the range said rail guns couldn't be beaten at 10 shots. Curiously enough, of the top 5 shooters in the unlimited 100 and 200 yard matches, only 1 guy was using a rail! BUt that one guy did end up winning the 4 gun agg.
     
  14. goodgrouper

    goodgrouper Well-Known Member

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    Good luck. Hope she works for you as good as she has worked for me.