Best Shot Timer for the $?

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  1. Pink_Vapor

    Pink_Vapor “Not as funny as he thinks he is”, spouse Supporting Member

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    I didn't find this topic via search.
    Got to shoot with a timer last weekend, now I 'need' one. They seem like '80's technology and bulky plastic.
    I do like the Pie's larger display (old man eyes).
    What's your experience?
    PACT Club III: https://smile.amazon.com/PACT-Club-...?keywords=pocket+pro+ii&qid=1579216312&sr=8-4

    Special Pie: https://smile.amazon.com/PIE-Shot-T...?keywords=pocket+pro+ii&qid=1579216312&sr=8-9

    Pocket Pro II https://smile.amazon.com/Competitio...&keywords=pocket+pro+ii&qid=1579216312&sr=8-1
     
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    I have the pocket pro II and it works great. Been banged around and dropped a few times but it still keeps on ticking.
     
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    I see the PACT used more than anything...….. It's like 80's electronics... it takes a little bit to figure it out.
    The Competition Electronics is a little simpler to use., but not quite as loud as the PACT.
    I don't have any problems seeing either display.
    I have no idea about the Pie.
     
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    I also have the Pocket Pro II. Works great, haven't had any issues.

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    You won't be disappointed with any of the above. Had em all here.
     
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    I've seen a number of Pacts that kill batteries in storage.

    My PPII seems pretty solid, though the off function screws up sometimes and doesn't work, it auto shuts down and batteries still last close to a year with like 250-300 days of 15min to 2 hour use.

    I have no idea which is louder, never needed higher than level 3 on mine.

    If I didn't have one I'd look hard at AMG labs.
     
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    I have the original pocket pro and it does everything I need it to do. I dropped it over the Christmas holiday and broke the battery compartment. I called them and for $2.70 2 new ones were shipped to me. They are all pretty much the same IMHO. IIRC correctly the original Pocket Pro was the cheapest.
     
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    That looks like a great option https://www.amg-lab.com/
     
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    Man I agree. Might have to order one of those and try it.

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    Just curious if you had made a purchase yet and which one you chose?
    Alex of AMG is a sponsor of Steve Andersons podcast and he just interviewed him last Friday the 13th.
    Interesting fellow, he engineered and builds them all himself by hand.

    As an aside, I just recently sent my PP2 back to CE for repair. They did repair it at no cost to me after 2 years of abuse, but if they hadn't stood behind their product I was planning on getting one from Alex.
     
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    I’ll have to check that podcast out. The AMG looks great, and it supposedly will register dry fire. Podcast link: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/alex-from-amg-lab-com/id578816989?i=1000468325616
    Two concerns; I’d read the firmware isn’t updatable, and since they’re new, will they be around in a year+ in case of needed repairs?
    I got the PPII and I like it, it’s simple to use, loud, has a clear large well lit display for my old eyes. It’s bulky and doesn’t pick up dry fire.
     
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    Truth.
     
  13. Tarowah

    Tarowah Everybody’s Honey.... Supporting Member

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    Another vote for the Pocket Pro II, but just a heads up, the cool kids have the gray one, the blue ones are for n00bs :D
     
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    Damn... mine is blue... :(
     
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    If that's the case then I have the appropriate one. I am an uncool noob.:)
     
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    Mine is grey and blue, I guess that makes me the new cool kid, lol.
     
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    Tarowah Everybody’s Honey.... Supporting Member

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    Bro you needed the blue one to offset your epic-ness on the range!