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Unread 04-10-2005, 08:41 AM
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Electronic scales

Who makes the nicest to use scale in the $150.00 range?
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    Unread 04-12-2005, 06:22 PM
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    Re: Electronic scales

    The best I do not know. But please stay away from the Cabela's brand. I have one and it drives me nuts.
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    Unread 04-12-2005, 10:45 PM
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    Re: Electronic scales

    undisputed champ
    CHARGEMASTER COMBO $259.99
    MidSouthShootersSply
    Don't buy junk.
    This if for a combo (dispensor and scale)
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    Unread 04-18-2005, 08:53 PM
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    Re: Electronic scales

    I have a RCBS powder pro. Predecessor of the chargemaster. It works fine for bullets and brass, I just have to make sure it's turned on for a half hour before I cal, zero and use it or it drifts during that time.

    I still use a beam for powder though.
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    Unread 04-22-2005, 08:26 AM
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    Re: Electronic scales

    Check these out for .001 grain accuracy.
    http://balance.balances.com/scales/906
    I havent seen them, but, the scale reads out more places than my RCBS Chargemaster (which is incredible!).
    Wolfdawg
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    Unread 04-23-2005, 07:20 PM
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    Re: Electronic scales

    How accurate (consistent) do you need to be? The only reason weight is used is because you can get the most precision from a scale. If you could magically get 3 decimals measuring by volume (I've been told) - you could get a more consistent charge.

    I'm not talking BR here, but ultra long range hunting - where you make compromises to get reliable ammo (it, don't seat bullet into the lands, have finite neck tension, less than 150 lbs (OK, less than 15 lbs really))

    Not trying to be controversial here, but inquiring minds want to know.
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    Unread 04-23-2005, 08:21 PM
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    Who makes the nicest to use scale in the $150.00 range?

    [/ QUOTE ] Once upon a time I paid a vist to Mike Dillion's shop in Scottsdale for rebuilds on a couple of my old RL1000's. While lugging them to the back I noticed a pallet of beat looking eletronic scales on the floor. So I asked and was told they where returns. Buy a set of now R.C.B.S. 1010 scales. Mine are made with the OHAUS name on them, bought some thirty years ago. I read with great intrest the artical about the test ran on the Prometheus, comparing it to a Harrel and a 1010 scale. The reason I found it so interesting is because this is the set-up I've used for a number of years. If anyone can help me justfy the cost of the Prometheus (which is better!) I'll spring for the Prometheus! I just can not justify the difference for what I do. If my name was Dave Tubb then I can see it. But for what I do, ny setup works for me and I enjoy the Harrel measure everytime I use it! I enjoy the fact that the 1010 scales have never given me a problem in 30 years and they always check good against my weight standards. Prometaus [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]
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