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Old 05-16-2012, 06:53 AM   #1
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My scale and I are not getting along. I am getting as much as a two pound difference from stepping on and off and back on again. I am getting everything between that two pound difference as well. I probably stepped on and off 20 times this morning and probably got 10 different readings. I hadn't had this problem in the past. What type of scale do you use?
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Old 05-16-2012, 07:01 AM   #2
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I can imagine that's frustrating!

When I started losing weight I picked up a Weight Watchers digital scale. Never had any problems with it!
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Old 05-16-2012, 07:40 AM   #3
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Scale Advice Needed ~your other post.

a balance scale is more accurate than a spring scale
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Old 05-16-2012, 08:25 AM   #4
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maybe it needs a new battery? or to hit the reset button? or dust the bottom of it?
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Old 05-16-2012, 09:25 AM   #5
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i use an EatSmart scale. mine is consistent 99% of the time (a couple of times there will be 0.2 difference, but doesn't happen very often)
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Old 05-16-2012, 09:38 AM   #6
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I just use a regular spring scale and try not to get too caught up in measurement variance. It will drive you insane.
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make sure you're on a flat surface, that can make a difference.
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Old 05-16-2012, 10:23 AM   #8
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Scale Advice Needed ~your other post.

a balance scale is more accurate than a spring scale
yup. Spring scales suck because you can ruin the spring and then everythings off.
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Old 05-16-2012, 10:25 AM   #9
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I have a Health-O-Meter and I LOVE IT !!!!!!!!!! I step on it 3 times during weighing and it gives me the exact same reading every time.

http://www.healthometer.com/Product....=1086&pid=8531
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