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Old 12-23-2009, 02:40 AM   #1
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Old 12-23-2009, 02:43 AM   #2
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What's wrong with the one you have listed?

I just bought one of these for measuring out very small hop additions for 1-gallon batches of beer:

http://www.amazon.com/American-Weigh...1536138&sr=8-2

It just arrived yesterday, and I don't know if you can get it overnight or not...


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Old 12-23-2009, 02:46 AM   #3
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It is a month old and worked intermittently since day one. It has just given up the ghost for good as I was weighing everything for tomorrows brewday. I should have just returned it immediately. Live and learn.

 
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Old 12-23-2009, 03:14 AM   #4
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I got my digital scale for 20 bucks 3 years ago at target in the kitchen section. And I haven't had any problems with it at all.
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Old 12-23-2009, 03:44 AM   #5
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The $20 scale i bought at Walmart works really well for me. I use it regularly for hops and grains on my 5-gallon batches.
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Old 12-23-2009, 03:51 AM   #6
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I have one of these:
Escali Primo Digital Scale

I have been using it to measure both my hops and grains for months with no trouble. I love the thing.

 
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Old 12-23-2009, 03:56 AM   #7
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I have one of these:
Escali Primo Digital Scale

I have been using it to measure both my hops and grains for months with no trouble. I love the thing.
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I added this to my order at http://www.austinhomebrew.com/produc...ducts_id=10423 about 6 months ago and only wish I had bought it sooner. I use it for hops and priming sugar, don't know how I brewed without it.

 
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Old 12-23-2009, 05:02 AM   #8
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Odd, I've had the same Escali model for like 3+ years and it's worked great. It's even on the original set of batteries!

 
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Old 12-23-2009, 05:03 AM   #9
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I use a Harbor Freight special...

http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/cta...emnumber=95364

does 11# or measures in grams/ounces too.

Get the coupon and they are like $16....
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Old 12-23-2009, 08:20 AM   #10
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Somebody on ebay sells postage scales for really cheap. Thats what I have, the only problem is the scale moves in 5g increments. Not something I worry about.

http://myworld.ebay.com/justpoundsandounces/



 
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