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Old June 20, 2012, 07:41 PM   #1
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B&M Visible powder Measure

I picked one of these up today off Craig's list. It is in good shape and usable, although I have not had a chance yet. It has a micrometer powder funnel or tube (?) I have found a little info on it thru google but not much. It looks like it has the potential to be very accurate. Can anyone tell me anything about this measure? Is there a way to figure out how old it may be.
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Old June 20, 2012, 10:13 PM   #2
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They just started making them again. I've got one with standard and mag mircrometer charging tubes.
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Old June 21, 2012, 08:34 PM   #3
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My older brother used a B&M measure for lots of years. Very accurate.
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Old June 21, 2012, 10:00 PM   #4
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My Belding and Mull is a joy. It also uses the micrometer tube.
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Old June 22, 2012, 06:57 AM   #5
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I have one that I been using for about 40 years. You should have a chart that tells you what number to set it for the load that you'll be loading. If you didn't get this pm me with your address and I'll send you a copy. I like it for when I load extruded powder and it's very accurate.
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Old June 22, 2012, 07:56 AM   #6
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One of the best measure's ever made. I like the older loading tooling.
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Old June 22, 2012, 04:36 PM   #7
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Wow it sounds like I got a good deal on a great powder measure. I only gave 30 bucks for it. The gentleman I bought it from had all the charts for it. (thanks for the offer Dodge) I have been busy and still have not done anything with it yet. He also thru in a old ohaus caliper that's plastic, he even had the paper work for it. It doesn't seem like a good tool to use but it looks neat. This thing looks to be rock solid. I still am curious how old it might be.
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