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FX Chronograph Inconsistency

Well dang, other than here on AGN these have been getting pretty good reviews. So I ordered one a couple days ago. I guess I will see how it works out.

I have had my FX Radar about two years. Initially, I tried a Tripod and placed the unit underneath the muzzle or suppressor. Had very inconsistent results even though I tried a lot of different placements. I.e., moving unit towards end of muzzle, back several inches, etc. 

Once the barrel clip was introduced, I used that exclusively with two rubber bands. No more tripod. Always try and center so it is as straight and perpendicular to the barrel as possible. 

There are mixed results on this forum on the FX Radar, but if you are not looking for Lab Radar-like precision, it does a pretty good job to help you identify potential issues related to velocity. I can validate velocities with a variety of pellet and slug weights. The portability, ease of use and shot string information on the iPhone/ Android is very good. 

Just my opinion, not fact. 
 
Well, my FX chrony was working fine for a couple days. Now it won't read but every 10th or so shot. What a piece of poop...! For $200 bucks and only being two weeks old I will be sending it back if they will take it. I do have a question. I shoot from the shade into the sunlight. Would that make a the chrony not read the bullet. I am shooting pellets around 880 fps

Thanks 
 
Well, my FX chrony was working fine for a couple days. Now it won't read but every 10th or so shot. What a piece of poop...! For $200 bucks and only being two weeks old I will be sending it back if they will take it. I do have a question. I shoot from the shade into the sunlight. Would that make a the chrony not read the bullet. I am shooting pellets around 880 fps

Thanks

No, sunlight should not cause any issue. This uses radio waves so you could shoot in complete darkness if you wanted. There is a new compact radar unit coming that f-class John on YouTube is testing, clamps on the side of a firearm and reading way faster than we shoot. Might be an option in the near future.