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#3196992 - 03/19/13 09:04 AM Best Scales to Weigh both Deer and Turkeys
Jarred525
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Curious as to your input on a good set of scales that would be versatile to weigh both deer and turkeys with, thanks.
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#3197567 - 03/19/13 05:00 PM Re: Best Scales to Weigh both Deer and Turkeys [Re: Jarred525]
FULLDRAWXX75
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That all depends on whether you are hunting really big turkeys or very small deer............................

Most scales for deer don't even start until @ 50lbs or more. You can buy a good fish scale that would cover most turkeys, they are small and very packable.

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#3203861 - 03/25/13 09:11 PM Re: Best Scales to Weigh both Deer and Turkeys [Re: FULLDRAWXX75]
buckhunter42
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i use a fish scale to weigh turkeys , think repala makes it ...wal mart sales them...keep it in boat during fishing season and in truck during hunting season....
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#3206309 - 03/28/13 09:38 AM Re: Best Scales to Weigh both Deer and Turkeys [Re: buckhunter42]
Jarred525
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Thanks, will do seperate scales for turkey and deer. Anybody have input on a good set of deer scales?
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#3208098 - 03/29/13 07:57 PM Re: Best Scales to Weigh both Deer and Turkeys [Re: Jarred525]
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I don't yet have a deer scale but I do have a Berkley digital scale that is perfect for birds as well as fish. Since I butcher my own deer I might buy one of those spring scales for deer before next deer season. I don't know of any scales that will work for both deer and turkeys.
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#3208312 - 03/30/13 07:10 AM Re: Best Scales to Weigh both Deer and Turkeys [Re: Jarred525]
FULLDRAWXX75
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 Originally Posted By: Jarred525
Thanks, will do seperate scales for turkey and deer. Anybody have input on a good set of deer scales?


I have had this set of scales for over 20 yrs now, accurate and simple.

http://www.cabelas.com/product/Cabelas-3...ch-All+Products


FDXX75

PS: I would not recommend leaving your deer hang from the scale for long periods of time, it could have a negative effect on the accuracy of the scales over time.


Edited by FULLDRAWXX75 (03/30/13 07:14 AM)
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#3353508 - 09/09/13 10:43 PM Re: Best Scales to Weigh both Deer and Turkeys [Re: catman529]
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 Originally Posted By: catman529
I don't yet have a deer scale but I do have a Berkley digital scale that is perfect for birds as well as fish. Since I butcher my own deer I might buy one of those spring scales for deer before next deer season. I don't know of any scales that will work for both deer and turkeys.


I have a moultree digital scale for both

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