Mandatory: List Powder Load Values in Grains, Not Clicks.

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  1. Forum Boss

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    MANDATORY SAFETY RULE: Only use GRAINS when listing powder load values. NEVER EVER state loads in terms of Powder Measure Click Values. Any post using powder measure click values will be Deleted or Modified. Follow this Rule!!!

    The reason for this rule is simple. Click values are not sufficiently repeatable from measure to measure. Also, there is the potential for confusion by someone who mistakenly reads click values as grain units. That could result in dangerous loads.
     
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  2. langenc

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    Was going to comment but cant believe it!!
     
  3. langenc

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    No kidding!!
     
  4. IdahoSharpshooter

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    Good idea. About thirty years ago Fred Sinclair built me an LV/Sporter 6PPC on a 40X action. I had owned and shot it about twenty matches over the next year, and never knew how many grains of 322 I was shooting. All Fred told me was "X" clicks on my Neil Jones measure. It was when the 8lb jug ran dry and I got a new lot that I scaled some.

    Rich
     
  5. RaySendero

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    OK - Grains are good.
    I've never use clicks when communicating reloads.
     
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  6. Comrade Terry

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    Clicks go against our grain.... :rolleyes:
     
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  7. LVLAaron

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    I too have a Fred Sinclair 6ppc and Neil Jones measure. Hi!
     
  8. Pwc

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    I don't have a measure that clicks; I do lnow the markings on my Lyman 55 are for black powder only. That's reinforcement for having a balance/scale.
     
  9. bluestreakrem

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    Now that was funny. Good one.
     

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