Why is a chronograph needed for reloading?

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  1. sciolist

    sciolist On the Border

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    How many guns do you own?
     
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    I'd have to count them and get bac to you on that.
     
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    I owned 1 gun when I bought my chrony. And now, 7 years later, I own 16 complete assembled guns. I wouldn't have been able to make it to year 3 without a chrony.
     
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    PM me the comment, if you want :)
     
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    SARDG Florida's Left Coast

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    The newest CE is the ProChronoDLX - same basic chrono, but now with Bluetooth to your phone so no digital remote or chrono to computer interface needed (if you used those add-ons). Roughly the same price as the old model.
     
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    I have the previous model with the Bluetooth add on and it is a invaluable addition especially when using it at a public range. The app is very well designed and calculates power factor, es,&sd and allows you to save shot strings with notes creating basically a hands free range log.
     
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    From what I heard, same thing happened to him as me. Darndest thing. Had a few. But I lost them all in a tragic boating accident.

    Why, oh why, didn’t someone warn me not to take ALL my guns in the boat that day out across the deepest part of the lake...?


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    What I own is my business. What is your bank account and how many shoes does you wife hoard?
    No! I did not lose my firearms in the creek. I have them and can use them. If you can not read Greek? Better find someone who can.
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    SARDG Florida's Left Coast

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    If I loaded all my guns in my boat, it would sink at the dock! :eek:
     
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    Good one.
     
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    This is the one I have and love the Bluetooth function. The app allows you to save unlimited strings while the Chrono itself can only store 10. I have over 3 dozen strings saved in the app which are all exportable to a nice neat PDF or CSV format, and everything can be backed up with Google Drive or email if you wish.

    Also a nice function that it audibly reads out the velocity after each shot if you can't see the numbers, and the wireless functions are great for if you're on a range where you have to wait for a cold range to check out your strings. Instead you can stay at the bench and check out your data from your phone. Some of the best $100 I've spent.
     
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    I was far too lazy to give that detailed review. :cheers:
    The thing is crazy cheap, though.
     
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    you can also save and print a screen shot which I will stick in my load book
     
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    Where does the temperature and pressure come from?

    And the power factor. Not what it is, but how is it getting into the app?
     
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    I’m not sure where the weather data comes from (I assume from some online source) I’ve never looked into it but power factor is calculated by your bullet weight which you input when you set up the shot list multiplied by your velocity(which is transmitted from the chrono) divided 1000.
     
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    The FBI guy in Washington DC monitoring your shots probably looks up the temp and humidity on weather dot com, and types it into your app :)

    Certainly has some cool features!

    Thanks for the info.
     
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