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

    23 vote(s)
    35.4%
  4. I don't bother, not a biggy for me

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    44.6%
  1. rclark

    rclark New Member

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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: .
  2. Suwannee Tim

    Suwannee Tim New Member

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    1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10............????????????
  3. 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.
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    TOOHSOTKIL New Member

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

    Mosin_Nagant_Fan Active Member

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

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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. :(
  7. 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.
  8. techoca

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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.
  9. Mr. Nameless

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    Only if the bullets are expensive.
  10. 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.
  11. Insulation Tim

    Insulation Tim Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    That sums it up perfectly. It's a non-issue for me!!!
  12. Archie

    Archie Member

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    I've attempted to do so with a couple new guns. It's a pain in the butt and I don't see any real purpose for it.

    Besides, most of my guns are used. One particular Ruger Flat Top had little bluing left when I got it.
  13. 40CalJoe

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    I am the king of Excel spreadsheets and I am surprised I do not feel compelled to create one for this.:confused:

    I just make sure ammo is in the bag before I go the range.:cool:
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