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Old May 2, 2013, 11:19 PM   #1
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A Must Have

Anyone who reloads precision ammo needs to take a look at this trickler. It took me several months to pull the trigger and grab one up and not sure why I waited so long after using it
http://www.midwayusa.com/product/595...owder-trickler

http://youtu.be/0G6B3R6KMYg

Paired this with my GemPro 250 and it is amazing and fast. Set powder dispenser to throw about 0.2gr low then trickeled up to desired weight
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Old May 3, 2013, 09:17 AM   #2
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$150 scale plus a $65 trickler? Sounds like a Hornady Autocharge to me. For another $20, I'll let the machine do the work.
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Old May 3, 2013, 09:47 AM   #3
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Must have? Nice to have?

I must have a press, it is awkward without one, I do not need head space gages, comparators, COL to the ‘ojive’ gages, all are nice to have, not must have. The press, die and shell holder is as close to ‘must have’ there is.

Then there are transfers, standards and verifying, must know? Nice to know? If I can do ‘it’ with a standard and or transfer and if I can verify I do not need all the other tools, as must have, the other tools become nice to have.

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Old May 3, 2013, 09:57 AM   #4
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For those who suffer with an aliment like Parkinson's disease an item like this could make scaling powder much easier for them no doubt. As for my application. I don't believe so. Who knows maybe down the road I may change my mind though. But thanks for bringing it to my attention browninghunter86.
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Old May 3, 2013, 02:31 PM   #5
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Well I should have stated for match shooters who individually load each case and weigh each charge and are needing the most precision they can get out to 1000 yards.

This combo is more accurate than the Hornady autocharge. Reads to 0.02 grains vs 0.1gr
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Old May 3, 2013, 02:35 PM   #6
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That's why we have a variety, I suppose. Most 1000 yard shooters don't weigh their charges at all though. They're dispensed by volume, not weight.
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Old May 3, 2013, 09:59 PM   #7
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The one with the knob works fine for me. Spend, spend.
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Old May 3, 2013, 10:38 PM   #8
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more time shooting, less time at reloading bench is how I like it
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Old May 3, 2013, 11:20 PM   #9
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I enjoy reloading just about as much as I do shooting.
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Old May 4, 2013, 05:57 PM   #10
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A fine example of one man's treasure is another man's trash. Looks hokey to me, but if it works for you and you like it, that's all that matters. It was your monies spent.
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Old May 4, 2013, 11:40 PM   #11
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Lol why you think it looks hokey? Able to drop 1 kernel at a time to get your load precise to the kernel?
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Old May 5, 2013, 02:28 PM   #12
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Lol why you think it looks hokey? Able to drop 1 kernel at a time to get your load precise to the kernel?
I dunno.....it just looks cheap and cumbersome, and appears like if you had it at the top of the stand it would tip over and spill quite easily. As far as dropping one kernel at a time, I can do that with my manual tickler. But.....as I said before, if it works for you, great. You are the one using it and the one that needs to be happy. How I feel about it should have no bearing whatsoever.

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Old May 6, 2013, 11:16 AM   #13
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yep. Well for its defense it has a weighted base and is very stable.

I was just thinking of sharing my likes of it and how easy it is to use and set up. Maybe it may help someone on here who has been looking at getting one or a newbie who likes ease of use tools.
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Old May 6, 2013, 02:15 PM   #14
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I bought a battery powered trickler from Midway years ago. It looks just like the same old trickler but with a button near the bottom. Dbl 8's in the base for weight. Cant remember price you could use the button or twist the tube. I like it very much. Haven't seen one since.
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