Do you document how many rounds your gun has fired?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Pow ba te Pow, Dec 8, 2008.

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Do you document how many rounds your gun has fired?

  1. Always: I'm very meticulous about this

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  2. Usually: My running total is pretty close

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  3. Not really, but I have a good idea of how many

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  4. I don't bother, not a biggy for me

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  1. Pow ba te Pow

    Pow ba te Pow New Member

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    I document each time I go shooting.

    I have a notepad in my bag. Each time I go to the range, I note the date, how many rounds and bullet type.

    Anyone else do this?
  2. artabr

    artabr New Member

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    LoL I don't know how many times I've said that I would and then forget to. :D
    I get a fairly good idea by primer use on the handguns and case firing count on the rifles. I pretty much shoot only reloads other than the rimfire stuff. I have a 1911 with over 100,000 rounds through it, only 100 (2 boxes) were factory. Several of my guns have no clue as to what a factory round is. :D


    Art
  3. 44-40 Willy

    44-40 Willy New Member

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    My OCD isn't that bad yet. :D
  4. Vladimir

    Vladimir New Member

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    I realized I don't, mostly because the gun is used so doesn't really matter... but I realized I bought a case before I even bought the gun, shot one box of Lawman and nothing else so could easily figure out exactly how much I have actually shot heh.
  5. CTM

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    most of the guns i get are used so it doesnt do much good.:D
  6. Gabob

    Gabob Active Member

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    I documented all the shots from my long range rifles. Do not keep up with the others
  7. Mosin_Nagant_Fan

    Mosin_Nagant_Fan New Member

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    No, but I wager around 500-600 in my Mosin, about 1000-1350 in my brother's Marlin 795, about 56 in my 16ga, 1 in my Ranger (Marlin 80) (missing extractor) and 0 in my S&W 10-2 (Haven't gotten it to the range, yet).

    My previous guns go from 25rnds to 200rnds.
  8. 308 at my gate

    308 at my gate New Member

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    I have no idea how many rounds I have put through my guns. I document the loads and which brass I have shot through which gun and which loads are the most accurate and the date, but that is about it.
  9. gunfreakboy

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    I can't remember was it six shots or only 5...
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  11. carver

    carver Moderator

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    I shoot mostly reloads, and have no clue as to how many rds. go through my guns. Factory ammo is for SD use, and is shot to some extent to be sure that brand functions well. When I want to shoot, I just grab a handfull of targets and go to the back yard, two - three times a week with one gun or another.
  12. mrkirker

    mrkirker New Member

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    Yes, with guns purchased new. Noting the wear on these helps me evaluate the used guns that I consider purchasing.
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    USMC-03 New Member

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    I keep detailed data books on my target rifles but don't bother with any others.
  14. Shellback

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    Sheesh Art my guns haven't a clue what factory ammo is either, I just don't use it..
    Tim
  15. bogus bill

    bogus bill New Member

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    Ya kidding? I shoot for fun.
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    I know what I shoot, always reloads, but wouldn't have a clue how many.
  17. bikemanutah

    bikemanutah New Member

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    I reload everything I shoot. The other stuff is getting too expensive. I count the number of primers I use and keep the empty trays. When I open another box, I count the empties to see how many rounds I have shot. My wife shoots an doesn't count sometimes. Drives me nuts. But, that is her way and she is entitled to it. To date I have sent near 150,000 rounds through my Sig P220. Amazing firearm. In all that time I have had to repalce the extractor only once.
  18. GMFWoodchuck

    GMFWoodchuck New Member

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    I could only imagine documenting rounds that were shot for a reason. Like trying out reloads, or for shot patterns. I only keep a mental record as to what shoots the best out of my guns. Beyond that I haven't needed to really know that exactly. I might pay more attention with my new varmint rifle, but only because I'd like to know whether or not I can hit woodchucks and crows at 400 plus yards. But everything else is sub-150 yard stuff.
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    GMFWoodchuck New Member

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    Wow, 150000 rounds. It's funny how some types of machines/gadets/tools can last forever. While these so-called high tech computers crash everytime I turn around. Make me wonder.
  20. Millwright

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    Run a pretty good total on the varmiter - on a new barrel. I log all the reloads, (all I shoot in it ) so I'm pretty confident on the numbers.... Others I don't care - for a variety of reasons. >MW
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