Looking at getting a timer...questions

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  1. Godskid2

    Godskid2

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    Looking at getting a timer to work for a smooth/speedy draw. Will it begin timing as soon as I press the start button or is there a short delay I can prepare myself for a draw? Is there a recommended brand/model? Thanks.
     
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    Get a CED7000. About the most user friendly timer out there. Very easy to set a fixed delay or random.
     
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    yes

    search for timers in the brianenos.com, gear and accessories forum.
     
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    If you're at a non-noisy range, they have iPhone apps for cheap.
     
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    MedicineBow Formerly TFLWYO

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    I hope the OP does not mind me jumping into this thread, but can anyone suggest a timer that takes regular batteries rather than an internal rechargeable?
     
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    A Pact timer uses a 9V battery
     
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    Competition Electronics timers use 9V batteries too.
     
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    IF you are just dry fire practicing, get a timer app. Works the same & it is free. Set it for a delay with par time & push the button. You never have to fire a shot, just beat the timer with your trigger press. I use a Comp E, 9v battery, auto shut off.
    BTW, no timer works indoors with other shooters next to you. They all pick up shots within a limited range & indoors amplifies the sound.
     
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    sciolist On the Border

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    For a small belt timer that works great in dry and live fire, and is also usable to RO, the CED7000 is great. For an old-school brick timer, the Pocket Pro 1 is the program.

    If you're going to do a lot of solo shooting running around on stages, the 7000 is a lot better because it's very light and easy to access. If you're mostly standing still and you do a lot of RO'ing, the PP1 is probably better. The PP1 is also less complex and more intuitive, so more people will know how to use it at club matches.

    7000 used for dry fire:

     
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    MedicineBow Formerly TFLWYO

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    I ordered a Competition Electronics Pocket Pro II just after my first post, and it is working out well. It even has worked for me at an indoor range I frequent, although I have never had to try it with someone in a lane next to me.
     
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    Surefire has an iOS app that work great and is free.