Establishing type of games without HUD

bit of a random question but I am doing some re search on hand ranges to pre pare for my 6 max cash games and I now understand that the range will open up if the game is loose oop and hide Versa if itís tight for example.

However my question is from your previous experience how long with relation to approx hands has it taken you guys to establish what type of game your in without a HUD or is it just touch and to game to game