The Chrono at tawd .

Discussion in 'Hunter (HFT) & Field Target (FT)' started by holly, May 16, 2011.

  1. holly

    holly Well-Known Member

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    My old GC2 went over the chrono at tawd at 754 . the day before it went over at 777 at springfield . the gun shot alright . got most of the minis . sounded all right . so did anybody else go over low ??? HOLLY:):D
     
  2. NJR 100

    NJR 100 Because I`m AWESIME !!

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    Both Peter and I were low at 795, I know you were with us but guess you were so surprised you passed without having to squeeze the pellet you did not notice:p

    Heard people say going low am but readings ok pm?


    Main complaint (this thread) was the chrono was not in use before the shoot AM to check.
     
  3. saltydog

    saltydog I smell something fishy

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    Was the pellet pre pinched ;D
     
  4. holly

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    Low ?

    The Gc2 is a gun you do not have to squeeze pellets . very consistent . not badley effected by heat or cold . run it at 775 and it will more or less stay there . ??? HOLLY
     
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    NJR 100 Because I`m AWESIME !!

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    Apart from Sunday:eek:
     
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    Holly Give The Chrono A Rest it's been done to death :eek::eek::eek:
     
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    NJR 100 Because I`m AWESIME !!

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    And apart from one, I think most were happy with their chrono results sunday?
    I thaught it worked well last season mind?
     
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    May have been done to death but needs sorting.

    Registered 30ft/sec fast and proved it.
     
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    Fired 8 concecutive shots through john ostlers chrono 813 FPS chrono at tawd 813 but it was only an open shoot it did not comply to BFTA GP rules that are quite clearly stated on the BFTA web site read rule changes 2011 on here dead simple
     
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    About right for you Jon :D:D:D
     
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    mikewills8904 walthers last the course

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    checked mine at redferns 782 tawd 784 . 2 fps high ....... thats it i will have to start chronoing again :D

    the chrono master
     
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    Bet i am legitimately running lower than you and at least 25ft/sec slower on same known chronos as other people who have sailed through, fair aint it.
     
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    went through about 8-10 fps higher than normal, so did another shooter in my party with same rifle, yet other shooter in my party with same rifle seemed low... all 3 of us had different muzzles...

    did see the chrono being operated with guns going in at an angle rather than horizontal, so I stepped in and corrected that for the shooters with us and before us, but I thought we'd see the thing from GP1 again...

    seemed my rifle does register fast in damp weather (well, it's been high on two rainy shoots in memory, but there only has been 2 rainy GP's)... but if it's as high as it says it was next weekend, it will be getting dialled down... 3 fps margin is way too tight for my liking!

    my clicks haven't changed, and i'm normally fairly prissy about then to 1/8th moa... but then i was so snotty i only took 3 shots on the plinking range and they seemed roughly on and that's about as much enthusiasm i had at that point.

    like Neale says, been done to death... i'm probably not helping by even commenting...
     
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    I liked the stamp the card idea - I would rather just know the gun is legal and move on. It only messes with my head if the chrono says I am 15 fps higher / lower than I have setup at.

    I have enough to worry about with my standers :eek:
     
  15. RobF

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    Likewise... stamp idea is good... is that for all GP's?

    Don't worry about the standers Dave, they'll come back...
     
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    Stamp i like ?

    the stamp idea i like . but is about time we had a crack at a mechanical chrono . IE the pendulam .no lining up the rifle . just put your barrel level to a tube and fire . it goes down the tube hits the weight at the other end and registers on a scale . sorted . cheap simplle and effective . gotta be worth the BFTA trying one out ??? HOLLY:):D
     
  17. NJR 100

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    But wont we all need one at home /club to set power before we get to a Gp then?

    No, only thing needed is Chrono to be available before 9am for shooters to check power. Especially on hot days?
     
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    I assume there are benefits of an electronic chrono over a ballistic pendulum, otherwise we'd all use them as well?
     
  19. alan-aitch

    alan-aitch I'll practice tomorrow...............

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    I'd be surprised if a pendulum was as accurate as an electronic one for us, taking into account the laws of physics and levers and all that, surely you'd need every pellet to strike at EXACTLY the same height on the paddle to achieve accuracy.

    Now consider the fact that with a 3" x 3" hole to aim at we sometimes have accidents, I don't think a tube would be a success either :D

    I suppose you could angle your shot along the side of the tube to skim off a few fps :D
     
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    That's exactly what the steyr shooter in front was doing with the chrono, except it wasn't reading. With a tighter hole to reduce the error of hitting the pendulum in a different place, there's more chance of it happening... and i bet they're a bugger to calibrate.

    As usual, shooting airguns outside tests things to the extreme... What do the other formats use, and is it generally accepted?
     

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