Do you document how many rounds your gun has fired?

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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

    4 vote(s)
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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. swanshot

    swanshot Active Member

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    I know what I shoot, always reloads, but wouldn't have a clue how many.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. GMFWoodchuck

    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.
  5. Millwright

    Millwright Well-Known Member

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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
  6. rclark

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    Not really... but I do reload, so I mark my boxes with the 'number' of times the cases have been reloaded. So I 'could' come up with a pretty close number! Of course this only works if you have only one gun per caliber .... Now I have two Ruger .45 colts .... So won't exactly work now for that caliber :eek: .
  7. Suwannee Tim

    Suwannee Tim New Member

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    1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10............????????????
  8. Freebore

    Freebore New Member

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    I keep track of barrels rather than rounds (its easier), if accuracy starts to fall-off its time to rebarrel, or better yet, look for something new.

    "Caution" never buy a used gun from me.
  9. TOOHSOTKIL

    TOOHSOTKIL New Member

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    Only on my Barrett .416 & .50
  10. Mosin_Nagant_Fan

    Mosin_Nagant_Fan Active Member

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    I'd like to restate my last statement and vote as no.
  11. ARB

    ARB New Member

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    I have a general idea. I wish I didn't though. It means that I haven't been to the range enough. :(
  12. Suwannee Tim

    Suwannee Tim New Member

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    I have a five gallon pail of spent primers about 4/5 full which dates back to about 1972 when I began reloading. I have ambitions of calculating how many that is. One rainy day maybe.
  13. techoca

    techoca New Member

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    I keep an Excel spreadsheet for my 1911s that I update after each range session. I don't keep totals on the others with the exception of the break in period for a new rifle.
  14. Mr. Nameless

    Mr. Nameless New Member

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    Only if the bullets are expensive.
  15. Doc1911

    Doc1911 New Member

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    Yep, each gun has an exact round count. THis is good info to have especialy on 1911s - as I do not wish to miss changing springs, etc.
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