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Scale recommendations

Post by Andrew » Thu Jan 17, 2019 12:29 am

Im looking to buy a weight scale for 10 gal batches. I Would rather one scale that could do the grain and hops, but ill buy two if thats best.

What are you guys using?

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Re: Scale recommendations

Post by Woody » Thu Jan 17, 2019 12:38 am

https://www.amazon.ca/Smart-Weigh-Digit ... sspa&psc=1

Good up to 110 lbs and on sale for 39.99 with free shipping! Enjoy. I love mine.

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Post by Swine » Thu Jan 17, 2019 10:55 am

I've got the same one as Woody, love it. Battery operated as well, so if you aren't leaving it in a permanent spot like me, I don't have to get the AC power out each time, which is great!
I don't use it for Hops, I have the same brand of scale, but it is much smaller, very much the same as the Anvil scale Dave at Everwood sells.

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Re: Scale recommendations

Post by Andrew » Thu Jan 17, 2019 2:40 pm

Yea I almost bought the bigger and smaller anvil off Dave. But I figured there gotta be something cheaper than $130.

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Post by jason.loxton » Thu Jan 17, 2019 6:23 pm

I just use the 5 kg-1g Starfrit scales Canadian Tire sells. They routinely come on sale for <$15. https://www.canadiantire.ca/en/pdp/star ... #store=107

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Post by Halifax_Jeff » Thu Jan 17, 2019 9:28 pm

jason.loxton wrote:I just use the 5 kg-1g Starfrit scales Canadian Tire sells. They routinely come on sale for <$15. https://www.canadiantire.ca/en/pdp/star ... #store=107
Thats what I use too. Also have a smaller Anvil one for hops thats working great.

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Re: Scale recommendations

Post by Andrew » Thu Jan 17, 2019 10:38 pm

Thanks went with the https://www.amazon.ca/Smart-Weigh-Digit ... sspa&psc=1
Nice that I can just way it all at once.
I might buy the small anvil for hops ill see.

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Post by oceanic_brew » Sat Jan 19, 2019 3:03 pm

I find my anvil scale finicky for weighing salts. Perhaps it’s normal for that small amount. I have to add a larger weight and subtract off the amount I need or it will not register it correctly.


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Post by Andrew » Sat Jan 19, 2019 4:35 pm

oceanic_brew wrote:
Sat Jan 19, 2019 3:03 pm
I find my anvil scale finicky for weighing salts. Perhaps it’s normal for that small amount. I have to add a larger weight and subtract off the amount I need or it will not register it correctly.
Cool, Ill keep that in mind. :rockin:

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Re: Scale recommendations

Post by Woody » Sat Jan 19, 2019 5:52 pm

I use this little sucker for brew salts.

https://www.amazon.ca/Weigh-Gram-Digita ... cale&psc=1

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Post by Buccaneer » Tue Jan 22, 2019 7:22 pm

Woody wrote:I use this little sucker for brew salts.

https://www.amazon.ca/Weigh-Gram-Digita ... cale&psc=1
I have the same scale. Works great.

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