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    07-30-2021, 12:08 PM
    There is a simple database program for Mac's that I have used for many years. It is called Tap forms. https://www.tapforms.com/ I think its around $50, and I find it very useful. The best part is that there is an iPhone version. I am an...
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    07-26-2021, 07:34 AM
    Oh and thanks for the troubleshooting document. It as probably been 20 years since I messed with a load cell, it could be a fun exercise.
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    07-26-2021, 05:41 AM
    They came back last night in a reply that they would need $48 USD in shipping. I have never paid more than $10 in shipping from China for something that small, so that sounds strange. I am sure it's the difference between Fedex 1 day and normal...
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    07-25-2021, 12:13 PM
    I have been in back and forth emailing with the OEM supplier of the load cell inside of the Chargemaster. I have established the current price to replace it is $30 USD. And they will also take Paypal as a payment method. They wanted to know if I...
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    07-22-2021, 11:09 AM
    I am just posting this in case anyone was curious what the inside of their Chargemaster 1500 Scale looks like. I opened mine up last night. I could adjust the load cell to a point where the scale was stable and did not automatically climb in...
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    07-21-2021, 11:54 AM
    I just got an email response back 5 minutes ago on my misbehaving RCBS Chargemaster 1500 from their tech support. A check list, and the contact info to Lone Mountain Communications for repairs. The check sheet said to loosen the two screws on...
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    07-21-2021, 08:50 AM
    I second Gary's opinion on the BMT moon clip tool. I have owned and used several, including the one that George referenced, and the BMT beats all of them hands down. The website is http://www.bmtequipped.com. They look like this: You...
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    07-21-2021, 08:37 AM
    I have subscribed for years, and will continue to do so. Although I have a dozen reloading manuals on the bookshelf above my computer in my reloading room, I go to loaddata first for a preliminary look at loads for the bullet weight and powder...
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BP Bronze Point IMR Improved Military Rifle PTD Pointed
BR Bench Rest M Magnum RN Round Nose
BT Boat Tail PL Power-Lokt SP Soft Point
C Compressed Charge PR Primer SPCL Soft Point "Core-Lokt"
HP Hollow Point PSPCL Pointed Soft Point "Core Lokt" C.O.L. Cartridge Overall Length
PSP Pointed Soft Point Spz Spitzer Point SBT Spitzer Boat Tail
LRN Lead Round Nose LWC Lead Wad Cutter LSWC Lead Semi Wad Cutter
GC Gas Check