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Old May 1, 2007, 04:10 PM   #1
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Digital Powder Scale

Is there a reasonably priced powder scale on the market. I started looking on the internet and found all kinds of digital scales for less than $20.00, I guess in todays world digital scales aren't exactly rocket science?
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Old May 1, 2007, 04:42 PM   #2
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I use this one. It's matches the Lee safety scale exactly and has greater capacity for things like bullets, which the Lee can't do if over 100 grains. Plus it's a lot faster.

It's a little susceptible to static and the batteries need to be good, the oem batteries are junk and should not even be installed - no exaggeration. It powers itself off after only around a minute, and that's a bit annoying and it uses batteries fairly quickly. Will measure only to a tenth of a grain. Despite all that, I like mine a lot and I use it 3-4 times a week.

It comes with a reference weight and a tray for powder plus a small scoop that is surprisingly useful. It's pretty small, an average coffee mug would cover most of it.
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Old May 1, 2007, 04:54 PM   #3
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I bought one of those cheapo $20 scales off eBay. It won't measure accurately enough for my to want to reload with it. I bought a Pact which seems to work fine.

If you want my cheapo, PM me and I'll give it to you for the postage.
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Old May 1, 2007, 06:30 PM   #4
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Frankford Arsenal

That scale at MIDWAY has some rave reviews, I just ordered one, thanks
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Old May 3, 2007, 01:01 PM   #5
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just be sure it is DEAD LEVEL. mine drove me nuts for a week until I figured out that it is VERY sensitive to being off level.

and "compare" at $63.00??? I never saw that price when I was shopping for it. at my local mom and pop I paid $39.00 (and no shipping)
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Old May 3, 2007, 01:33 PM   #6
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Ya get what ya pay for

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Old May 3, 2007, 02:04 PM   #7
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Old May 4, 2007, 11:53 AM   #8
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I got the RCBS 750, great scale for 100 $
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