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Old October 5, 2010, 04:43 AM   #1
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ECI's

Has the color for Empty Chamber Indicators been standardized? Will either red or white ones be allowed?
I've been googling chamber flags and such, and find most are yellow- and average $9.95. Call me a cheap son of a gun, but I can make all sorts of those things with coffee swizzle sticks and duct tape for a whole lot less than $9.95 + whatever I get stuck with for shipping. I have red and white duct tape, and the local convenience store flat out just gave me a handful of coffee stirers.
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Old October 5, 2010, 03:05 PM   #2
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I use a length of red/orange weed-whacker line and a loose knot at one end for my ECI for Bullseye Pistol, and no range official has said anything against it. Like you, I don't really feel I want to pay $10 for a plastic doohickey.
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Old October 5, 2010, 03:44 PM   #3
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A quick look at the highpower rule does not indicate a specific color. I have one of the first issued at the nationals which is red. Later versions are yellow. I don't think it matters as long as the device extends into the empty chamber and shows the bolt as open. Bright colors should be a better choice. kle's weedwacker line is generally accepted. Just put a wire nut on the end so it doesn't fall into the barrel.

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Old October 5, 2010, 06:23 PM   #4
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Old October 6, 2010, 07:41 AM   #5
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