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    LabRadar?

    Anyone using LabRadar? opinions?
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    There are a few threads on the radar already.

    But fair to say there isint a better chrony on the market.

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    Seems you are correct just reading up on them but still value your knowledge and feed back, cheers
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    Easy to setup and use. Every shot and string can be saved and viewed in excel by way of an Sd card.

    Accurate with readings out to 100 m and allowing you to decipher a realistic BC and drop.

    No chance of shooting it unless your special.
    Accessories that compliment it perfectly.

    Best chrony I have used with pistols and gives Power Factor.

    Runs off 6AAs or a power pack.






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    You will want a great supply of good AAs if you are going to use it for any length of time

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    Cheers Quentin just the thing
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kiwi Greg View Post
    You will want a great supply of good AAs if you are going to use it for any length of time
    Have you tried the Eneloop rechargeable batteries, I have used them in my torches for years they are the best batteries I have used to date.
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    Quote Originally Posted by xtightg View Post
    Have you tried the Eneloop rechargeable batteries, I have used them in my torches for years they are the best batteries I have used to date.
    They're the only AAs I use. I also use a good power bank if I have forgotten to charge the pro's.

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    Used mine a fair bit and it’s like everyone else says. Set up is quick and easy particularly if you use something to sight through the v that is on the top to align it. I switched to using a power bank pretty quickly as I found myself focusing on remaining battery power too much and it allowed me to have it on longer delays without pissing around pressing buttons. You’ll also have instant mates who want to rent it for beer.
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    Plug a power pack in they go for ages, as in multiple bomb ups at range without needing a recharge
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    Just imported one of these folding bases for mine.
    Stays attached to the unit, fold up and fit inside the bag when stored.
    SELLING - New style base for lab radar | Shooters' Forum

    Available on line from the guy that makes them
    https://arkcomachine.com/shop?olsPag...-for-lab-radar
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    Cheers duckdog
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    I've not managed to have the Labradar pick up on every shot because it is quite difficult to aim at the target. I tried the dodge that is recommended on the internet of using a tube placed on the 'v' on top of the Labradar to sight on the target. This works fine up to 50yds but is not accurate by 100yds. I'm sure that some entrepreneur in NZ will make a suitable 'snap-on' base to attach some sort of accurate sight onto, e.g., an old scope. Someone in the USA does a 3D printer version of a 'snap-on' base but the postage cost for stuff from the USA makes the eyes water. I'd buy one is someone in NZ was able to set up the process (I don't have a 3D printer). The good stuff: it is easy to operate, even without reading the instructions too closely. It is expensive but that can be justified by amortizing the cost over the next 10 years. The colour is blatant, so obvious and not likely to get bumped onto the ground. I can't speak to the accuracy because I don't have a particularly accurate 'other' chronograph to compare it to but other shooters tell me of local experiments in which the Labradar was proven to be very accurate.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rupert View Post
    I've not managed to have the Labradar pick up on every shot because it is quite difficult to aim at the target. I tried the dodge that is recommended on the internet of using a tube placed on the 'v' on top of the Labradar to sight on the target. This works fine up to 50yds but is not accurate by 100yds. I'm sure that some entrepreneur in NZ will make a suitable 'snap-on' base to attach some sort of accurate sight onto, e.g., an old scope. Someone in the USA does a 3D printer version of a 'snap-on' base but the postage cost for stuff from the USA makes the eyes water. I'd buy one is someone in NZ was able to set up the process (I don't have a 3D printer). The good stuff: it is easy to operate, even without reading the instructions too closely. It is expensive but that can be justified by amortizing the cost over the next 10 years. The colour is blatant, so obvious and not likely to get bumped onto the ground. I can't speak to the accuracy because I don't have a particularly accurate 'other' chronograph to compare it to but other shooters tell me of local experiments in which the Labradar was proven to be very accurate.
    I just line up the sight provided.
    Sight it slightly higher and right of the target.
    Try to have an unimpeded line to the target. (No mounds or scrub)

    You're essentially shooting thru a cone. I do the majority of my load testing at 200m and have no issues.
    The only times mine has not read to 100m is when testing pistol ammo.

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