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#3253829 - 05/23/13 09:07 PM Rcbs 505 scale question .
danny1975
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Seems like it sticking and never be the same measurement. I made sure the pointer wasn't hitting anything . Is there anything else I can do before I go go and by another one lol
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#3253870 - 05/23/13 09:45 PM Re: Rcbs 505 scale question . [Re: danny1975]
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go digital IMO
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#3253876 - 05/23/13 09:54 PM Re: Rcbs 505 scale question . [Re: Deer Assassin]
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If its stored in styrofoam there is a good chance it's built up static electricity. Wipe it down good and see if that helps.
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#3253879 - 05/23/13 10:02 PM Re: Rcbs 505 scale question . [Re: Jcalder]
danny1975
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I keep it in the box it came in. It's only about 2 months old . I try to wipe it down and see.
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#3253880 - 05/23/13 10:03 PM Re: Rcbs 505 scale question . [Re: Deer Assassin]
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 Originally Posted By: Deer Assassin
go digital IMO

I'm about too , if it don't get this fix lol

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#3253927 - 05/23/13 11:05 PM Re: Rcbs 505 scale question . [Re: Deer Assassin]
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 Originally Posted By: Deer Assassin
go digital IMO



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#3254001 - 05/24/13 06:06 AM Re: Rcbs 505 scale question . [Re: AllOutdoors]
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 Originally Posted By: AllOutdoors
 Originally Posted By: Deer Assassin
go digital IMO



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that's what I'm probably going to do

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#3254080 - 05/24/13 08:19 AM Re: Rcbs 505 scale question . [Re: danny1975]
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Digital scales have their share of problems also. Do your research before you buy.
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#3254101 - 05/24/13 08:52 AM Re: Rcbs 505 scale question . [Re: rdl65]
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Based on all the beam scales and digital scales I used in college, for absolute accuracy I'll take a beam scale any day. Make sure the joints are free of debris and I assume you're using a powder trickler? RCBS stands behind their products and I'm sure they'll replace it if it's defective.
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#3254172 - 05/24/13 10:01 AM Re: Rcbs 505 scale question . [Re: Rubberduck270]
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from my dealings with a beam scale and a digital. I will take a beam any day. Call RCBS and ask them, I have real good luck with them, every time they sent me new parts at no cost and fast.
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#3254203 - 05/24/13 10:46 AM Re: Rcbs 505 scale question . [Re: KPH]
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ok . im going to get them a call and see what they say
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#3254215 - 05/24/13 11:02 AM Re: Rcbs 505 scale question . [Re: danny1975]
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Well call the first time and they hung up me and try calling them back and they finally said to send it to them to recalibrate it and that's it . I guess that solves the sticking problem . I'm going digital
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#3254226 - 05/24/13 11:12 AM Re: Rcbs 505 scale question . [Re: KPH]
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I've been using an RCBS 10-10 since the mid-80's. Practically an extension of my arm now. Nothing against the digital ones although earlier ones were junk, current ones seem accurate and repeatable. Remember, they round up/down if you are getting close to max values.

As earlier posted, call or email RCBS. They are quick, polite, helpful.

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#3254231 - 05/24/13 11:20 AM Re: Rcbs 505 scale question . [Re: DaveB]
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I tried calling them and they hung up on me and try calling them back and they said to send it back so they can recalibrated then hung it . guess that solves the sticking problem
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#3254239 - 05/24/13 11:35 AM Re: Rcbs 505 scale question . [Re: danny1975]
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 Originally Posted By: danny1975
Well call the first time and they hung up me and try calling them back and they finally said to send it to them to recalibrate it and that's it . I guess that solves the sticking problem . I'm going digital


That doesn't sound like the RCBS I have dealt with must be the week end help. I bet if you send it back they will just send a new one.
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#3254246 - 05/24/13 11:42 AM Re: Rcbs 505 scale question . [Re: KPH]
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they was everything but polite. I guess the address I send it to is on the website
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#3254285 - 05/24/13 01:16 PM Re: Rcbs 505 scale question . [Re: danny1975]
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I have RCBS model 5.10 from 1975 and no a problems.
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#3254296 - 05/24/13 01:52 PM Re: Rcbs 505 scale question . [Re: cdw338]
danny1975
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I don't they go out that quick . I Check the pointer and its not touching anything . . I try calibrated it and any finally I think it's on 0. But when I put powder in it ,
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