Shot a match with the Labradar!

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  1. BartsBullets

    BartsBullets Gold $$ Contributor

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    Shot a short range NBRSA match this weekend with the Labradar on the bench! The benches were quite close, but the ladradar was able to pick up my shots even with the other guns going off very close to it.

    Pretty impressive piece of gear!

    Bart
     
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  2. Alex Wheeler

    Alex Wheeler Gold $$ Contributor

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    Good to hear, did you learn anything with it? I have wanted one since I first heard about them.
     
  3. CJ6

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    Now that's an interesting set-up...Behind the muzzle (and some distance too). Who'd a thunk-it.
     
  4. hoz53

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    Thanks Bart I'm looking forward to getting one of these. I better buy some bullets from you.
     
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  5. lawrence97

    lawrence97 Silver $$ Contributor

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    Bart, was the labradar able to pick up shots that far back and to the side?
    What setting did you have it set at?
     
  6. BartsBullets

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    Hey Alex,

    It's great for tuning. I can't say for sure but what I saw with the PPC is that just maintaining a certain velocity will not keep the gun in tune.

    You can also point it at your buddy's target and get his velocity.

    Bart
     
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    You can be a lot farther behind the muzzle then advertised. At home I could get back up to around 8 ft and pick up the bullet. Not for sure how that would work at a match with other guns going off.
     
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  8. BartsBullets

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    Lawrence

    Yes it can go a long way back. I went 8 ft at the house. It's more sensitive about the side distance. I had mine on level 4.
     
  9. Shynloco

    Shynloco You can lead a horse to water, but ........

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    Bart,
    Ok...I've gotta ask. What does Labradar cost? Just curious. Thx

    Alex
     
  10. BartsBullets

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    The Labradar itself is about 560.00. They get you for excess Ariz like the stand and a carrying case. The stand is 29.95 for the bench mount and the padded carry case is 39.95. So your around 630.00 plus shipping.

    I bought a Rav power back from Amazon. It was the most powerful cell phone charger they had and it was reduced to $31. It was able to run the labradar for two full days without recharging and still had juice.

    Bart
     
  11. lawrence97

    lawrence97 Silver $$ Contributor

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    Bart, are you using a muzzle break to get it to pick up shots that far back from muzzle?

    I just received mine and tested it on a couple of friends rifles (260 and a 6.5x47) and initially I couldn't get it to trigger when it was placed beside the rifle action. I ended up moving it just behind the muzzle about 6"-10" and it started triggering and getting velocities.

    Are you in Doppler mode to get it to work that far back from muzzle?
     
  12. lawrence97

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    Or maybe it is triggering because you are shooting under an enclosure and the muzzle blast is a lot more pronounced.

    I was out in the open and using trigger mode. I wonder if that's why it wouldn't pickup unless close to the muzzle.
     
  13. BartsBullets

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    I had a tuner on the gun no muzzle brakes. It has to be triggered by the sound of the gun. If i'm not mistaken the Doppler mode is for picking up slow moving things like arrows.

    When you move back you have to play with the trigger level. I put mine on a tripod and like I said I was able to pick up projectiles 8 ft back but from the side had to be within 18 inches.
     
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    wedgy Gold $$ Contributor

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    Bart, what mAmp power pack did you get ?
     
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    Bart, that is interesting results. Mine will pick up the person on either side of me at my range. The benches are about 4 ft apart. Everytime. Then that throws my string off for data.

    So with that USB pack how do you charge it up? With the computer? Then use it to power the Labradar?

    Thanks
     
  17. BartsBullets

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    I plug it into the wall with a usb adaptor. The same type of plug I use for the iPhone. But I believe you could use your computer.

    Bart
     
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    Now you got me jealous, I have to wait till the middle of April for mine! So they say. No more setting up Sky screens.

    Joe Salt
     
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  19. Pumba

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    This is the chrony I want but still on my wishlist for some time to come.
     
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