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    In the market to purchase a chronograph. Anyone have one for sale or can anyone suggest a reliable brand? Thanks!

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    Shooting Chrony is hard to beat and the main frame housing is not that cheap plastic. They have several models and accessories. Mine has a jack so to plug in a printer.

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    Will definitely take a look at those. Thanks.

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    got a Chrony from USAMidway (nothing fancy) for about $100. For something that I don't use til I get a new toy(s), it works well for me.
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    I have had a ProChrono for quite a few years now. It has been a good simple and accurate unit for my pistol, rifle and arrow shooting........and my sons paintball adjustment testing.
    Also been a durable unit, packing it with me on hunts and/or camping trips several times, but then I don't just throw it around either.....still pack it in it's original box.

    It does require good outdoor daylighting and hates indoor HID or fluorescent lighting due to stroboscopic effect from ballasted lights (typical for chronographs).
    If I start getting readings that I feel are way off, it's usually because of dim early/late day light or the 9V battery is getting weak.
    I've also had off reading when it's well below freezing, the once or twice I was dumb enough to out testing in the cold......once the sun hit it for a few minutes it was fine again.

    I have not tried the lighting kit with my personal one, but see they have a new indoor LED lighting kit that may work ok.
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    Mine's the ProChrono as well. RLW nailed everything on the head. Good chrono, but quirky about the right light.
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    here's my vote for the ProChrono. got mine out of the bargain cave at cabelas. not a thing wrong with it...it says i'm getting 672 fps all the time.


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    Quote Originally Posted by CarlosII View Post
    here's my vote for the ProChrono. got mine out of the bargain cave at cabelas. not a thing wrong with it...it says i'm getting 672 fps all the time.


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    Has anyone tried the Beta Chrony blue and what do you think of it .

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    I've got the Beta model Shooting Chrony and love it. Most of it's workout is shooting bullets over it, but I've been finding it works great for arrows too. I will reiterate the statements that several others have.....Flourecent lights affect the reading terribly! Strong direct sunlight also affects the readings, but most kits come with diffusers for the sunlight and as an option you can get a lighting kit for using them indoors. I think I spent about $100 for mine but got the printer and such for it too. Very nice product to have whether you shoot guns or bows.
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