Bad scales

Discussion in 'MISSOURI RIVERS TALK' started by fishingbuddy4, Aug 9, 2007.

  1. fishingbuddy4

    fishingbuddy4 New Member

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    Well just got around to checking my old scales that i caught that blue in my avatar ,with weight i put on the bathroom scales(dont know how good they are) but they where 14 lbs under so i guess it was bigger
     
  2. SkipEye

    SkipEye Well-Known Member

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    I did put a 25 lb calibrated weight on my scale and it was accurate up to that point. I'd still like to verify the accuracy throughout the range. My avatar 56 lb'er seemed a little bigger to me but what do I know. Never caught one that big before. LOL:smile2::smile2::smile2:
     

  3. KC Jayhawk 78

    KC Jayhawk 78 New Member

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    What brand of scales are you guys using?
     
  4. SkipEye

    SkipEye Well-Known Member

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    I had to use my 100lb Cabelas Spring scale on this one because it was too big for my 50 lb digital scale.

    I knew I should have bought that Coffey Marketing scale back when I was looking at them.:angry:

    The only other thing......... when I picked the scale up later the 'marker' was exactly on 66 lbs., not 56 lbs. Surely I didn't read it wrong in my excitement. Naw, prob. not, I am just torturing myself.

    See what you started Robert.:eek:oooh:
     
  5. kkyyoottee

    kkyyoottee New Member

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    Scales or no scales still one heck of nice fish!!!:smile2:
     
  6. TomV

    TomV New Member

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    That's right Robet and Darryl, those pictures speak louder then words and in this case louder then any scale.
     
  7. spoonfish

    spoonfish New Member

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    Dang Robert, that would have made it 76# pounds. Sounds more realistic, sure looks like it in the pic. any way. The east side boys dont want to hear that though LOL.:crazy:
    Bring your scale next time your down and we can check it with mine to see. I have a couple, 1 only goes to 50 and the other to 110. Ive checked them against each other up to 50 and there within 1 pound of each other so I think there pretty accurate.
     
  8. TomV

    TomV New Member

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    I have to agree with Troy.

    Also I'd like to be there with you guys. I have a 220 Coffee Scale that I would like to get checked out and compared to other scales.
     
  9. fishingbuddy4

    fishingbuddy4 New Member

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    Well dosnt matter was still a good fish ,besides i will be changing my avatar anyhow when i break the 100lb mark
     
  10. SkipEye

    SkipEye Well-Known Member

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    Won't we all Robert, Won't we all........:smile2:
     
  11. blackhorse83

    blackhorse83 New Member

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    That sound better to b me, I told you at the Mo. gathering that I thought that was a biger fish than that!!