Hornady LnL BR powder measure with pistol rotor


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donkee
January 31, 2013, 12:12 PM
While looking at Midway's web site I noticed the pistol rotor for the Hornady LnL powder measure. After a little research I found out that according to Hornady the pistol rotor is not supposed to work with the LnL bench rest powder measure. Well, I have the bench rest measure and was bumming about that.

I did a little more research and found a gentleman on the S&W forum that ordered the rotor for his LnL BR measure and said that it works just fine.

I ordered one after seeing that, tried it out, ran a bunch of tests and it works great. I have never thrown charges of Unique that were this consistant.

So anyway, if you have a LnL BR measure and wanted to get the pistol rotor for it, go ahead it works great.

Just an FYI

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PhotoBiker
January 31, 2013, 12:22 PM
Whoops, I never noticed that clause. I've been using my Pistol Rotor for a while. It is much more accurate for Pistol loads (go figure).

noylj
January 31, 2013, 04:52 PM
Also, just as an aside, I have never found that +/- 0.2gn Unique loads with my powder measure have never been less accurate than those weighed out on my RCBS Charge Master--out to 50 yards.
Unique seems VERY forgiving and more people should simply try the loads before they worry about the loads.

Walkalong
January 31, 2013, 05:42 PM
Absolutely true. Great on target results over ride any charge weight variance. Same for ES & SD numbers.

donkee
January 31, 2013, 05:51 PM
My problem using the lee auto disc is that charges for .45 and 9mm are usually pretty consistant.

Lighter charges for 7.62x38r, .32 acp, 38 S&W, etc are usually all over the place from a couple flakes of powder to .5 ish over. In those small cases with old pistols that could be a bad thing. I do my loading using the batch method so I never get caught with too little powder, just have to go through and charge them again and again or trickle them on the scale for a couple hundred rounds. Too much powder can be hard to see though.

The pistol rotor is throwing charges right where they need to be so I am happy now!

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