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Cheap Chrono

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by utrinqueparatus, Oct 20, 2008.

  1. utrinqueparatus

    utrinqueparatus Active Member

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    HI guys,

    After telling my uncle about the shoot i have acquired he has given me his entire collection of airguns. Now obviously i would like to stay on the left side of the law below 12fpe but i dont want to take them to the local gun shops because they have a policy of confiscating anything even slightly over. So basically i need a cheap chrono or anyone near portsmouth who can let me use theres would be muchos appreciatos.

    Cheers
     
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    DIY

    You can make one,see Gerald Cardew books to see how.

    The machine uses a eletric motor that has a know speed and two card disc which are placed at a set distance and also some maths.

    It works on the time the pellet passes the first spinning disc to the second disc.

    My mate made one and it worked a treat,checked it with a local gunshops chrono.Took him a couple of days to make ,funny thing was that his mother had to buy another washing machine a day after he finished it.
     
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    bought mine £39.95 clamps on to end of barrell,very good
     
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    12BoreMax=P Posting Addict

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    ermm uttings sell 1 for about 40 odd ish lol
    think its the same price as abuve
     
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    How accurate are the ones from uttings?
     
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    Andy Administrative Staff Member Founder

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    You can shoot at a target from 2 distances and measure the poi difference, then input the details into Chairgun software.
    Chairgun will then calculate your ft/lbs for you, and it's also free. :):up:
     
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    Normally andy that would be my chosen method as i am a tight arse but there is too much human error involved and when dealing with the boys in blue id rather be safe than sorry.
     
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    there spot on mate its never let me down yet .. i set my guns at about 11.7 fpe useing acupells or sumthing of the same waght .. bour 14 /16 grains .. i got stoped of the police a while back and they took my gun away to test it and it came back with a pice of paper saying it was fine :D
     
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    A bit off topic but do you mind me asking how many he has given you ?
     
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