What scale for weighing gear?

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Re: What scale for weighing gear?

Postby gear-report » Wed Mar 09, 2011 2:11 am

Ah yes... thrift stores.
I purposely stay away from thrift stores.
The pack rat in me sees a DIY project use for too many things.
I think my wife would bury me in my sleep under a pile of "stuff I might find a DIY use for someday" if I also started going to thrift stores. :)

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Re: What scale for weighing gear?

Postby zelph » Wed Mar 09, 2011 8:31 am

I purposely stay away from thrift stores.
The pack rat in me sees a DIY project use for too many things.


Wise choice :lol:

They are addictive and can be the cause of much unwanted discussions at home ;)
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Re: What scale for weighing gear?

Postby realityguy » Wed Mar 09, 2011 11:30 am

That's alright with me..Someone has to pay retail for the things so wives can say "Why the h*ll did he buy this?!..and donate it to thrift stores while hubby isn't looking so I can buy it 10 cents on the dollar.



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Re: What scale for weighing gear?

Postby ConnieD » Wed Mar 09, 2011 11:36 am

I am amazed by the thrift store "finds" I read about here. (I don't believe the half of it!)

The thrift stores I have seen only have old polyester clothing and stuff not good enough for a garage sale.

Oh, and, thank you for the thread. I found a digital scale at a good price.

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Re: What scale for weighing gear?

Postby gear-report » Wed Mar 09, 2011 1:30 pm

realityguy wrote:That's alright with me..Someone has to pay retail for the things so wives can say "Why the h*ll did he buy this?!..and donate it to thrift stores while hubby isn't looking so I can buy it 10 cents on the dollar.

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Re: What scale for weighing gear?

Postby Mark Spencer » Wed Apr 17, 2013 6:23 am

Every scaling expert is recommending scale on behalf of his/ her experience. I personally in favor of quality digital scales to weight specific items and vintage postal scale is best for it. This is best to weight grams and ounces.
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Re: What scale for weighing gear?

Postby zelph » Wed Apr 17, 2013 10:13 am

Hi Mark, I have a vintage postal scale for my larger items and it works well. I have weighed items on it and then have taken the item to a postal office to weigh it there to see how accurate my scale is. My scale was of by 2 ounces the first time I checked it and then had to make an adjustment on the scale twice befor getting it dead nuts on.

I use a "Weight Watchers" digital for small stuff.

I used to use a 3 beam balance scale like Reality Guy mentioned. Makde me feel scientific :geek:
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Re: What scale for weighing gear?

Postby Andrew22 » Thu Jul 10, 2014 5:24 am

I am using its a bench scale with stainless steel platter and many other features that i need including accuracy and quality parts. I bought that from amazon you can also get many scale from there according to your budget.

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Re: What scale for weighing gear?

Postby zelph » Thu Jul 10, 2014 2:09 pm

Wow, your funds must be endless to dish out 300 smackers. :D No doubt there are gearheads out there that will buy one :lol:
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Re: What scale for weighing gear?

Postby realityguy » Mon Jul 14, 2014 3:58 pm

Ideal for aviation weighing...
sorry..but my aero-plane won't fit on the platter... :roll:
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