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#369638 - 08/28/07 08:53 PM Black Powder Measures
Encore Eye Candy
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are there any black powder measures that measure in the increments of 5 grs or less?
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#369680 - 08/28/07 09:04 PM Re: Black Powder Measures [Re: Encore Eye Candy]
Matador
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Try Dixie Gun Works. I have seen a small one for black powder pistols that was 5 grain. Don't know for sure where you might find one though.
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#369941 - 08/29/07 12:43 AM Re: Black Powder Measures [Re: Matador]
Tiny
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Unless they changed them TC and CVA have them that will,look through them at your local shop.
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#370086 - 08/29/07 07:15 AM Re: Black Powder Measures [Re: Tiny]
ewc
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If your looking to wring out the last bit of accuracy - try weighing your charges.

Before anyone says it can't be done, I did it for years. I don't shoot T7 or Pyrodex any more, but it sure helped my groups by weighing the powder. There is no other way to get your charges to within a tenth of a grain.

I was a fanatic for a while over accuracy a few years back. I took a Rem 700 mz and had it bedded, recrowned, and a shilen trigger put on it. I used Precision rifle bullets and T7 powder. I weighed powder and sorted sabots and bullets by weight.

All of that stuff helps if you're after tiny groups.

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