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Old 07-19-2008, 09:28 AM   #9681
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Yes.

It does not have a plunger type action like it would appear, rather, you set it to a particular increment using the numbered part and the set screw.
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Old 07-19-2008, 09:32 AM   #9682
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is it used with gunpowder?
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Old 07-19-2008, 09:42 AM   #9683
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Yes, BT. It is
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Old 07-19-2008, 09:53 AM   #9684
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It measures the amount od GP for a load.
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Old 07-19-2008, 10:32 AM   #9685
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It measures the amount od GP for a load.
Yes it is.
What's it's name, or at least, what kind of load, as there are a slew of measuring devices for gunpowder, but none serve this one's purpose.
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Old 07-19-2008, 11:31 AM   #9686
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i wonder, are all grains of gunpowder the same size? what percentage of error is there in loading your own?

i'm guessing the number measures the number of grains, but what if there's smaller particles? wouldn't you get a magnum type load with finer grains?
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Old 07-19-2008, 11:40 AM   #9687
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A grain is an increment of dry measure, not the actual # of grains.
Go visit the Google thread, (lol). You could probably type in 1 grain = ? oz and get an answer.

Now can you come up with this device's use?
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Old 07-19-2008, 11:41 AM   #9688
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Oh, and yes. The number is for grains.
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its used to fill a bullet
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Old 07-19-2008, 11:43 AM   #9690
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its used to fill a bullet
No.
It does not have to do with reloading bullets.
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