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Digital scales?

Postby Dtrkyman » Sun Mar 05, 2017 11:28 am

Getting ready to buy a scale, just curious how accurate the load charge needs to be, I see all kinds of different reviews for scales and was wondering if a load was off a few grains how much would it effect that load? Most likely loading the big 20 xl turkey load.

Hal recommended a cheap Hornady and I trust his suggestions, but have seen mixed reviews about many scales.


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Re: Digital scales?

Postby Fishh2o » Tue Mar 14, 2017 12:37 pm

Weights can effect your pressure and FPS. I try to keep my loads with in a .5 grain +/-. I just have the digital scale from Ballistic Products.

I guess this is a newer model I have the previous one.

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Re: Digital scales?

Postby Sloppy_Snood » Sat Apr 15, 2017 8:50 am

Not a product review but my Ballistics Elite digital scale crapped out on day 2. Worked fine day 1. Day 2.... it would drift 2 to 8 grains without adding anything to the weigh pan and took much longer to zero & calibrate. Mine is trash fodder now.

Replacement with a $150 Dillon D-Terminator fixed my issue.

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Re: Digital scales?

Postby bonylam » Tue May 16, 2017 3:23 am

Wow, thanks for the information relating to the kitchen scales, as i need such information due to that i need buy one kitchen scale tomorrow.

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