by Dr. Jim and Mary Clary
Los Lunas, NM -(AmmoLand.com)- Why should you consider buying a new chronograph when the one that you already have seems to work just fine?
Putting aside the idea that it works fine and is still accurate, the answer is simple. Why did we trade in our old cell phones for one of the newer smart phones? Technology! We wanted the most up-to-date equipment with more versatility and convenience. The same line of reasoning applies to chronographs.
We have been using our chronograph for ten years. We have assumed that it’s level of accuracy has remained the same and were satisfied with its performance. That was until we asked a friend to compare the results from his new chrony with ours, side-by-side. Surprise, surprise…. they were not the same. His machine has just been factory calibrated and ours; well, over ten years of use, it had lost almost 15% in accuracy.
Because we do a lot of chronograph testing in preparing our target rounds as well in testing new powder/bullet/rifle combinations, we determined that a new chronograph was in order. We wanted one that was …read more