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PostPosted: Fri Jan 14, 2011 11:36 am    Post subject: chrony info Reply with quote

can someone tell me if pointblank will accept data from a chrony? i have a chrony that will upload data to a pc and was hoping that pointblank will import the data.

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 14, 2011 8:32 pm    Post subject: Re: chrony info Reply with quote

Chony has their own software that is used. You would have to find a way to dub in the info that it does not have with info that Point Blank needs.

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 15, 2011 9:27 am    Post subject: Re: chrony info Reply with quote

larr wrote:
can someone tell me if pointblank will accept data from a chrony? i have a chrony that will upload data to a pc and was hoping that pointblank will import the data.


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 15, 2011 9:36 am    Post subject: Re: chrony info Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 15, 2011 12:23 pm    Post subject: Re: chrony info Reply with quote

larr

Just a recommendation that I use Load from a Disc software that I can input the specs I want (cal, powder, bullet, oal, etc) and it will figure out roughly what I have reloaded before I head out to the range. Its about $10 more then the chrony software, but it goes into great details. Best part of this software is that when I input the values from a factory cartridge or hand-loaded cartridge it will give me within 5% of the values.

There is a demo version to try and the link is below. Still, I think the best ballistic program out there for the price in Point Blank. Thank You Dallan.

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And if I may say, thanks again for hosting the best dayum hunting site bar none.

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 15, 2011 6:53 pm    Post subject: Re: chrony info Reply with quote

thanks for the info,i will give load from a disc a try. I'm going to send my master alpha's LCD display box back to chrony for a upgrade to a beta.

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 15, 2011 8:45 pm    Post subject: Re: chrony info Reply with quote

PointBlank is an external ballistics program where Load From a Disk offers internal ballistics. There is too much liability for me to attempt to recreate such software. One bug somewhere in a pressure curve and someone could blow his face off.


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 16, 2011 6:12 am    Post subject: Re: chrony info Reply with quote

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PointBlank is an external ballistics program where Load From a Disk offers internal ballistics. There is too much liability for me to attempt to recreate such software. One bug somewhere in a pressure curve and someone could blow his face off.

i understand completely, i do alot of load development and need to keep all the info that i tried for reference in the future. keeping paper targets and load data on paper takes up storage space,it would be better to have it stored digitally. thanks again

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 16, 2011 11:52 am    Post subject: Re: chrony info Reply with quote

So my crony is cheap... it doesnt have the features to download info onto a PC.

So, with your crony... does it save a file out that you can get to? If so, I could look into an importing process. I would need a data file from the crony, and careful notes about what the data fields are on the crony itself, so I can determine their file format.


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 16, 2011 2:37 pm    Post subject: Re: chrony info Reply with quote

i will have to check and see if i can find what file format the shooting chrony has. there are only 2 programs so far that it will work on and they are rsi shooting lab and chronys ballistic 2. if i find something i will let you know.

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 16, 2011 8:31 pm    Post subject: Re: chrony info Reply with quote

My Chrony saves info then prints it when requested. Could you use that to import the data to a file? I'll have to investigate some.

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 24, 2011 5:27 pm    Post subject: Re: chrony info Reply with quote

I know this is an old thread and I don't want to knock a great program like Point Blank as it is truly a fine program. I use Rob's Reloading Organizer to upload info from my crony and there is an option to input the info manually for those crony that can't upload to PC.
I hope I didn't step on any toes

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