Best beam scale for under $100?

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by sdkidaho, Mar 12, 2012.

  1. sdkidaho

    sdkidaho Well-Known Member

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    Looking for a beam scale to get started with. What do you all think the best one is for under $100?

    Thanks.
     
  2. lloydsmale

    lloydsmale Well-Known Member

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    you should be able to get an rcbs 505 well under a 100 bucks new and if you check out ebay you should be able to pick up a 1010 rcbs for around a 100. Both are good scales.
     
  3. jtkratzer

    jtkratzer Well-Known Member

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    I have a NIB 5-0-5 scale I'd let go if you're in the mood for that scale.
     
  4. Biggs300

    Biggs300 Well-Known Member

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    As long as you are working from a steady, flat surface, my RCBS 5-0-5 works just fine (which is the case with all beam scales). I use it for checking loads from my RCBS Powder measure, along with a powder trickler when working up new loads. For me, since my reloading procedures rely mostly on manual processes, it is an integral part of my reloading process.