RCBS Charge Master Combo

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  1. dbach

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    WOW!!!!!!

    This thing is great! I can't believe everybody doesn't have one.
  2. BlackEagle

    BlackEagle Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    Price. I'm saving for one...after I get the house painted, the old banger of a car replaced, a .308; it is on my list.:)
  3. dbach

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    Yup, they are a little pricey. After the $50.00 RCBS rebate I'll have $239.00 tied up in mine. I got a few other RCBS goodies at the same time.
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    got pics?
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    The RCBS Charge Master:

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  6. JerryLP

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    A while back, I neglected to drain the powder from my RCSB Powder Measure hopper after I was finished reloading. My fault. I left the Bullseye powder in the hopper for several weeks. The Bullseye powder reacted with the hopper material and the powder ended up building up and sticking to the walls of the hopper, permanently! NOT DUE TO STATIC cling.

    RCBS saved my butt (this time) and is replacing the hopper.

    I have the highest respect for this company and all of their products. If a company maintains the best reputation, it will not follow those that put profit ahead of quality.

    If you "Google" any questions about RCBS products, it will bring up a video to show customers how to do things; such as remove and replace the hopper on a RCBS Powder Measure. :)
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    Welcome JerryLP
    Crestview Florida ???????
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    Yeah, Crestview. It's a bit north of the beaches, so it's not crowded around here.
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    If I still loaded a lot for rifle,
    or a lot of different calibers,
    I would prolly have one.
    My Dillon powder measures do such a
    terrific job in a progressive manner, I have
    become too lazy to load any other way. :D
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    Ya....Santa Rosa, Blackwater,.....
    I lived in Milton and P'cola for yrs.
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    I almost bought one a few months back, but reading some of the reviews online; there were complaints about it being very slow and not worth the money spent. I passed on the buy. I wanted one because it seems like a very consistent and accurate system.

    The way I understood it to work is that you program the desired weight of the charge and mash the button. The thing throws the exact charge weight, everytime.

    Could you confirm or refute any of this? I don't mind paying that amount for a quality useful tool, but would hate to spend that amount and end up using my old manual dispenser because it's quicker and easier, and is just as accurate.

    Thanks.

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    Welcome Jerry; you've found a great place to be with lots of experts who are free with their help and advice. The people really care about each other and are friendly and helpful. Enjoy.
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    I also bought one of these a few weeks ago, and it is awesome (I don't use that term very often, but the Chargemaster warrants it).

    I don't have any charges stored in memory, but just enter the charge weight and press 'enter'. Press the dispense button, and the dispenser does the rest. In automatic mode, when you put the empty pan back on the scale, it automatically dispenses the next charge. While loading pistol rounds, in the time it takes to seat the bullet and check the round in a case gage, the next charge is dispensed.

    Just my $.02

    Tim
  14. dbach

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    Yes you are correct. There are at least two ways to dispense a weighed charge that I know of (I'm still learning).
    1. Enter the desired charge and press dispense.
    2. Enter charge data into the 30 place memory and recall them. Once again, press dispense and the charge master weighs the correct amount of powder.

    If in auto mode, the Chargemaster will reload the pan as soon as you return it to the scale.

    I have seen nothing but accuracy .. so far.
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    i usually empty my hopper if not going to use it more than a couple days...

    glad yours is gonna come thru!
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