SCALE BASE SCREWS INTO A PLATE INSIDE THE CASE WHICH SERVES AS IT'S BASE. WE WOULD'NT BET THE FARM ON THE ACCURACY OF THIS NEAT SCALE- MORE OF A DECORATIVE ITEM GREAT FOR THE NEW LAWYER OR JUDGE IN THE FAMILY BLACK VELOUR CASE MEASURES 9 1/2 " X 5 " X 1 1/8" 8 WEIGHTS ARE INCLUDED PLUS A BOX OF SMALLER ONES INCLUDES : 50 GR 20 GR 2)10 GR 5 GR 2) 2 GR 1 GR NICE QUALITY POLISHED SOLID BRASS
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"WE WOULD'NT BET THE FARM ON THE ACCURACY OF THIS NEAT SCALE- MORE OF A DECORATIVE ITEM" long story short: they mean it when they say that.
Long story: ok so i read the item description, but i'm thinking, it doesn't really seem fancy enough for a decorative item and it comes with weights, are the weights supposed to be decorative too? i read the reviews and a woman said she bought one for her son and he tested the weights and found them "within tolerance" (upon reflection i now realize she said he tested the weights, not the scale itself) so i figured this was a standard disclaimer that the scale shouldn't be used for "official" weighing purposes. but it should still balance, right? well, mine has a bias to one side.
i bought this to hopefully sort my 1982 pennies, copper from zinc. so i started by testing with 3 gram weights, a known copper penny, and a known zinc penny in various combinations. i quickly noticed some oddities so i started testing with the...
I was expecting a full 9 1/2 inch balance scale for use as a stage prop; what arrived (timely, I should add) is a very small, frail scale that attaches to the box as shown in the picture (cannot stand alone or be moved). Not what I wanted at all; in the future, I will ask a lot more questions of the seller before purchasing.
I just needed a prop, so it was fine. Just be warned it looks as inexpensive as it is.
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