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RCBS Chargemaster

Post by Hakaman » Mon Dec 20, 2010 9:34 am

Does anybody here use an electronic dispenser/scale like the RCBS Chargemaster? I was wondering how you liked it, if you have one .
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Post by Bullseye » Mon Dec 20, 2010 6:26 pm

I use a digital scale and a manual trickler when I'm making high accuracy rounds. I'll drop the powder then balance it out with the trickler.

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Post by jrayb95 » Tue Dec 21, 2010 3:56 pm

I don't have the Chargemaster but I do use the RCBS digital scale. I use the Lee Perfect Powder Measure set to the load I want less .1 gn. then trickle to the actual load. This makes a very accurate load with very consistent results.
The cost for this setup is not very expensive but is for quality loads and not quantity.


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Post by Hakaman » Thu Dec 23, 2010 1:02 pm

I don't have the Chargemaster but I do use the RCBS digital scale. I use the Lee Perfect Powder Measure set to the load I want less .1 gn. then trickle to the actual load. This makes a very accurate load with very consistent results.
This set up sounds much like what B.E. uses. I might be the route I might take.
I use a digital scale and a manual trickler when I'm making high accuracy rounds. I'll drop the powder then balance it out with the trickler.
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How do you like the RCBS digital scale?
B.E. , what scale do you use?
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Post by blue68f100 » Thu Dec 23, 2010 2:13 pm

I have the RCBS Range Master 750. It is a very good digital scales, can be powered by a 9vdc battery or AC (included). Digital scales are very sensitive to wind currents. I had to mount mine under my bench on a special shelf to shield it from wind currents. Also keep my bench top cleaner. With all digital scales there is a warm up period. During this time your zero will shift. It takes about 5-10 min for it to settle down. I use the ac adapter on mine when I'm reloading. The reason is the scales has an auto shutoff feature when on batteries. Like with most all scales the accuracy is ±0.1 grain. The feature I like best about the digital scales is the tare function. It make it real quick to zero on a primed brass then dump the powder and check it. No need to transfer it from the bowl/tray.
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Post by Bullseye » Thu Dec 23, 2010 7:23 pm

I use a Lyman LE-1000 Digital Scale.

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Post by laportechaarlie » Fri Dec 31, 2010 12:00 pm

I have a RCBS chargemaster and it works well. Easy to program loads and very accurate. I have one of the older PACT dispensers and it is truely a POS. The PACT scale is OK as is the older Dillon that I have had ever since they introduced it. I have found the best way to use a digital scale is to just leave it on all the time. My PACT scale hasn't been turned off in several years.
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Post by chefmossy » Sun Jan 02, 2011 11:02 am

I have a Chargemaster and I love it works great.

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