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Old 09-14-2020, 10:21 AM
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Is this your digital scale? MAXUS Dante Milligram Scale 50g (click on blue box below)






$22 cost and .02gr resolution/readability.............really!!?!!

Lemme know how that thing truly performs.

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After reading your original post and assuming that you are loading for pistol cartridges, I'll say YOU ARE GOOD TO GO! Quit worrying about things this minute.
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I never fully trust a Digital Scale & Verify on My RCBS Balance Beam Scale that has never once lied to Me in 35 years


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I am genuinely curious as the comments and reviews with regards to these type scales measuring to +/- .02gr also state that occasionally the scale's zero (tare) will drift as much as a couple of tenths of a grain.....which is exactly the same problem I have with my digital scales that measure in 1/10th grain.
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This is the scale. I do want to re-emphasis, this is because of my bifocals and unsteady hands (Too many years as a heavy equipment tech). I STILL will be verifying on the balance. I am impressed with this little cheap digital, though.



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The scale will work fine, regardless of the brand they are all made in China. Best ting to get is some check weights to verify either scale is correct. Amazon has them as well.



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If you powder measure won’t co-operate with your chosen powder, then adjust the powder measure to throw light by two tenths then trickle up to exact weight while the pan is on a scale.
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Can I have you do me a huge favor?

Measure out a dead nuts 40gr load using your digital scale that measures to 1/100th a grain. Then remove from the digital scale the pan and powder.............then place it back on again 10 times and tell me how much it does or doesn't deviate from the first measurement each time.

Then, if you don't mind, please repeat the process with just a 5gr powder weight.

I am truly curious as to how repeatable such a scale is...............and if it is truly repeatable then what brand is it and what would one cost?

1 grain = 1/7000th of a pound.

You scale is measuring to a degree of 1/700000th of of a pound. Wow, if it is truly repeatable..........and somewhat affordable.

Usually I have to rely on a beam scale to show very minor deviations (above or below) 1/10th a grain accuracy. I've tried several "affordable" digital scales in the past but always went back to a beam for finer accuracy. Maybe things are changing with regards to digital scales?

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TennTx32, I didn't forget. I got it done today. Getting a 40 gr and 5gr sample required putting a cover over the scale. Breathing even affected the reading.

On the 40 gr test, it averaged 40.025 with top at 40.06 and bottom at 40.00.

The 5.00 test averaged 4.96 with high 5.00 and low 4.95. I was in the process of doing a second sample when I tipped my pan and had to start over. Second test averaged 5.00 with high at 5.03 and low at 4.97.

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