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#5623754 - 02/27/15 10:08 AM Which Chronograph?
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I'm going to buy a chrono here pretty quick and was wondering what the consensus is on the best one. I know the magneto speed is supposed to be really good but I want one that I can shoot my bow and pistols through too. Also, I don't care for how the magneto speed mounts to the barrel. Doesn't seem like it would work my AR's that have a long hand guard.
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#5623760 - 02/27/15 10:12 AM Re: Which Chronograph? [Re: MDMORROW]
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cant beat this deal for $69 /sale ( and uses smartphone for remote / stats!! ) I got one on the way:
http://www.midwayusa.com/product/626107/...=ProductFinding

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#5623764 - 02/27/15 10:13 AM Re: Which Chronograph? [Re: MDMORROW]
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Ohler of the best. r 35 (sp?) One


Edited by dee (02/27/15 10:14 AM)
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#5623831 - 02/27/15 10:44 AM Re: Which Chronograph? [Re: oldoak2000]
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That's a pretty good deal right there.

Originally Posted By: oldoak2000
cant beat this deal for $69 /sale ( and uses smartphone for remote / stats!! ) I got one on the way:
http://www.midwayusa.com/product/626107/...=ProductFinding
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#5623854 - 02/27/15 10:55 AM Re: Which Chronograph? [Re: MDMORROW]
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#5623871 - 02/27/15 11:04 AM Re: Which Chronograph? [Re: MDMORROW]
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I saw the ad for that one. Looks pretty awesome but its not out yet and definitely a lot more than what I need.
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#5624021 - 02/27/15 12:29 PM Re: Which Chronograph? [Re: MDMORROW]
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I need the radar one!!!

Honestly, the $69 one will give you more head ache than good. The CED M2 is what I use and is freakin' awesome. The Magneto Speed is also a good one.
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#5624028 - 02/27/15 12:34 PM Re: Which Chronograph? [Re: MDMORROW]
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Cool thanks for the info
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#5624121 - 02/27/15 01:38 PM Re: Which Chronograph? [Re: MDMORROW]
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budget?

Pro Chrono works great

Magneto if you got extra bucks
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#5624239 - 02/27/15 02:28 PM Re: Which Chronograph? [Re: MDMORROW]
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I shot the Magneto this weekend. Really like it but like you said not gonna use it with a bow or handgun.
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#5624436 - 02/27/15 04:02 PM Re: Which Chronograph? [Re: dee]
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Originally Posted By: dee
Ohler of the best. r 35 (sp?) One


agreed...I have one and it's a great chronograph. The radar peaks my interested due to setup and no risk of shooting it grin

Main time I use a Chrono is load tuning and a magneto doesn't work for me because I'm not tuning a barrel with something strapped to the end of it. They are awesome, depending on what you use a chrono for.
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#5624656 - 02/27/15 05:29 PM Re: Which Chronograph? [Re: MDMORROW]
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I think I might go with the ced for now. I got on the mailing list for the radar but who knows when that will actually come to fruition.
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#5627354 - 02/28/15 09:15 PM Re: Which Chronograph? [Re: MDMORROW]
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CED M2

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#5628036 - 03/01/15 10:53 AM Re: Which Chronograph? [Re: MDMORROW]
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I picked up the CED M2 after Chad recommended it to me. So far, it has been great. I'm glad I went with the CED because I've already chronoed my bow and a few pistols. Can't do that with the Magneto.

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#5628104 - 03/01/15 11:18 AM Re: Which Chronograph? [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Originally Posted By: Buzzsaw
budget?

Pro Chrono works great

Magneto if you got extra bucks


I have a Pro Chrono and like it, but would like to test it against a different brand and see what happens. A lot of the loads I chrono'd showed up significantly lower than expected, although a few rounds were faster than listed too.
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