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Old September 5, 2004, 10:46 PM   #1
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RCBS 5-0-5 Scale

Does anyone have the instructional manual for the RCBS 5-0-5 scale? Or does anyone use this scale? Here's the issue: The scale that I have does not have an instructional manual; therefore, I'm haveing a difficult time adjust/determining the proper weight. It has a knob on the bottom that you turn to adjust the scale but I'm not sure exactly how to set it.
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Old September 5, 2004, 11:02 PM   #2
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505 scale

Going from memory, I haven't used one of those in years. you set the counter balance weights to zero weight, then use the knob to adjust for a zero indication.
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Old September 5, 2004, 11:23 PM   #3
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Used mine today. Twice.

Exactly; zero the sliders on the beam, then rotate the rear leg until the pointer zeroes.

Or, use a scale weight check set (I use a Lyman set), set your check weights in the pan, and zero to that specific weight.


The only 505's in THIS house are from RCBS.
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Old September 6, 2004, 12:02 AM   #4
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Thank You!
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Old October 14, 2004, 06:45 AM   #5
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505 scale

Bandit, let me know if you need more precise instructions and I will give them to you in detail as in the manual.

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Old October 16, 2004, 04:12 PM   #6
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Don't forget to zero with the pan in place!
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