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Old 06-29-2009, 09:16 PM   #1
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Just wondering about what kind of bathroom scales people prefer. I have a digital scale that is really weird. I can step on it 3 times and get 3 differant weights. Does this happen with all? Just wondering what works good for you?
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Old 06-29-2009, 11:11 PM   #2
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I like my digital because it measures the .2 pound increments, but it does get kind of flaky sometimes. As soon as it gives me two that match, I take that. They can be very responsive, and if you step on harder than normal or are off balance I've found that can affect the reading.
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Old 06-30-2009, 12:59 AM   #3
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We have the Tanita InnerScan Body Composition Monitor:


I haven't learned how to use all the bells and whistles yet, but it's an extremely good scale, very accurate, easy to use.....hubby and I both are very happy with it.

Overall progress:

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Old 06-30-2009, 11:26 AM   #4
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I usually take the best 3 out of 5 weights

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Old 06-30-2009, 01:08 PM   #5
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I too keep stepping on until I get the same number.

I have a digital scale that I gotat Bed Bath and Beyond. THe brand name is Thinner. It's clear and I'vealways gotten good readings!
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Old 06-30-2009, 01:28 PM   #6
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I have a Taylor digital and find it to be quite accurate but it is finicky about what surface it is on, needs to be on a flat, even surface, not carpet.
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