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#3145383 - 01/30/13 10:06 AM scale
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Registered: 10/22/08
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Loc: maryville,tn

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Can anyone recommend a good powder scale?
#3145391 - 01/30/13 10:14 AM Re: scale [Re: deerkiller300wsm]
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Registered: 04/04/11
Posts: 2975
Loc: Lawrence Co. TN

Digital or manual?
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#3145411 - 01/30/13 10:31 AM Re: scale [Re: Rockhound]
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Registered: 07/13/12
Posts: 2673
Loc: SouthEast Tenn

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I'm sorry I cannot it might be a parole violation \:\) .
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#3145422 - 01/30/13 10:39 AM Re: scale [Re: BlountArrow]
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Registered: 10/22/08
Posts: 568
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Never had an electronic scale b4....kinda nervous about using one....
#3145579 - 01/30/13 12:40 PM Re: scale [Re: deerkiller300wsm]
8 Point

Registered: 03/08/08
Posts: 2495
Loc: Washington County

I've used a RCBS 5-10 scale for 25+ years. It is not as quick as an electronic but it is accurate.
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#3145600 - 01/30/13 12:51 PM Re: scale [Re: rdl65]
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Registered: 09/03/08
Posts: 4302
Loc: Shelby County

I use an RCBS 10-10 beam scale, since mid 80's. After seeing a minor explosion at a range, I have always weighed every charge. Digital scales have to be calibrated, same as a beam. The better digital scales are almost as good as a beam and there is plenty of documentation to support as much as a 2/10ths of a grain over or short as being inconsequential. The digitals automatically round up or down.

If you get a digital, get a good one, calibrate it before every use, and might as well get one that works in conjunction with an automatic feeder/trickler.

Myself-I have some loads that are over max and I see the random sign of pressure. I really like my loads to be exact even though I know really close is good enough.

#3145601 - 01/30/13 12:51 PM Re: scale [Re: rdl65]
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Registered: 12/05/06
Posts: 14225
Loc: Morgan Co

I have one of these.... Its been a good one,I only use it for my Smokeless muzzy.I was concerned about its accuracy,so I measured out some pre measured loads and took it to a guy who had a beam scale and it was only off .1 to .2 tenths of a grain..
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#3146182 - 01/30/13 07:42 PM Re: scale [Re: cecil30-30]
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Registered: 02/18/12
Posts: 6385
Loc: loudon

I knocked my RCBS 5-10 off my bench last week thought about replacing it with a digital scale but decided to send it back to RCBS I have been using it since 1975 .
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