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PostPosted: January 15, 2020, 4:41 pm 
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Looking for a set of scales soon, goign to search used a while, or just get a basic set off summit if nothing pops up

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PostPosted: January 18, 2020, 7:16 am 
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Cheapest I've seen is about $700. Worth while to make your own if you can find cheap enough strain gauge/ load cells. Not sure exactly how I'd build the pad and frame to prevent cocking as you drive off/on. Anybody ever take one apart?

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I think someone posted this before, using postal scales, checkout

https://www.amazon.com/Smart-Weigh-Ship ... 170&sr=8-9

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PostPosted: January 21, 2020, 9:16 am 
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Miatav8,MstrASE,A&P,F wrote:
Cheapest I've seen is about $700. Worth while to make your own if you can find cheap enough strain gauge/ load cells. Not sure exactly how I'd build the pad and frame to prevent cocking as you drive off/on. Anybody ever take one apart?


i'll have to check this out, with todays audrino's and thing it might be easier now.



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I think someone posted this before, using postal scales, checkout

https://www.amazon.com/Smart-Weigh-Ship ... 170&sr=8-9

Graham


I used a couple 600 pound scales, they turned out to be terrible in accurate lol

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