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#5761746 - 05/27/15 10:33 AM Hanging Scales
FoxTrot Offline
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Registered: 10/03/07
Posts: 7132
Loc: West
Need ideas. I am about to buy one. This will be a gift for a guy that I hunt with in Kansas. We broke his last year and I cant seem to find the same one that he had. I prefer that it not be digital and it has to go higher than 300lbs as the deer that broke his 300lbs scale last year was more than that. Any advice/help/reviews are appreciated.
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#5762386 - 05/27/15 05:47 PM Re: Hanging Scales [Re: FoxTrot]
twinbubba Offline
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What's wrong with digital?
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#5762746 - 05/27/15 09:17 PM Re: Hanging Scales [Re: FoxTrot]
Dalee7892 Offline
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Registered: 05/04/15
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Loc: Denton County
Sportsman Guide, 550# scale, $20.00. Not digital. Hanging type.

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#5764617 - 05/29/15 10:03 AM Re: Hanging Scales [Re: twinbubba]
FoxTrot Offline
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Originally Posted By: twinbubba
What's wrong with digital?

I have nothing against digital at all. The ol boy we are buying it for is old school and doesnt like electronics!
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#5769305 - 06/01/15 06:03 PM Re: Hanging Scales [Re: FoxTrot]
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I bought a 550 lb Do All Outdoors hanging scale because it had a very high number of good ratings at both Amazon and Sportsman's Guide. I paid around $25 for it, as I recall. The bad news is that everyone seems to be sold out of them.
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#5769711 - 06/01/15 09:34 PM Re: Hanging Scales [Re: FoxTrot]
Simple Searcher Offline
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Registered: 12/30/12
Posts: 5336
Loc: Helotes, Hext
We have a hanging Chatillon Beam Scale. It does 600 pounds very accurately.
They can cost a bit, but they are well worth the money, if you can find one they last forever.
It looks like this one,
Hanging beam scale
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