How does everyone calibrate their scales

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  1. x smokin joe

    x smokin joe Well-Known Member

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    How does everyone calibrate their scales? I use my wifes workout weights to set both mine and wondered how others did it.
     
  2. ozzy

    ozzy New Member

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    A twelve pack weighs 9#. 12 x 12 = 144 divided by 16 = 9. :wink:
     

  3. ozzy

    ozzy New Member

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    So how many first thought beer? Could be Mt. Dews ya know. :roll_eyes:
     
  4. flathunter

    flathunter New Member

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    thats the way I do it, with a 20-lb dumbell
     
  5. flathunter

    flathunter New Member

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    But I actually prefer mine to weigh 10-lbs to heavy, that way my fish are bigger:smile2:
     
  6. hunted

    hunted New Member

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    i have the cheap electronic rapala ones,don't think you can calibrate them.
     
  7. BIG GEORGE

    BIG GEORGE New Member

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    All the dumbbells livein in my house are too big to use.:wink:
     
  8. jdstraka

    jdstraka Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    Never thought of that one Jack :wink: Now if I just could figure out this photo shop stuff to Enlarge them fish pictures , I could have Me a New personal best LOL J.D.
     
  9. jdstraka

    jdstraka Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    No there not BG just hook that scale to the back of Your Trousers and hang from the clothes hanger in the closet!! Works Great for Me. :wink: J.D.
     
  10. neocats

    neocats New Member

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    I don't think the one I use can be calibrated either.