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Old 12-06-2012, 04:25 PM   #11
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I think mine was handed down by Elihu Lyman!
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I've got a Dillon eliminator and an d'terminator. Ive used the electric a bit. It is fast but a balance beam is old school and nats ass. I haven't used the electronic scale I paid a bunch for in 3 months. Hahaha. Love a balance beam
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I have this one
http://www.midwayusa.com/product/175512/frankford-arsenal-ds-750-electronic-powder-scale-750-grain-capacity

After going the "really cheap" route I tried this one. No disc batteries, uses AAA's. Mine has not eaten a set of batteries in over a year. Pleased.
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Oh forgot price. Dillon beam is 70 bucks. Electronic is 140
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Dustinof, I was looking at the Dillon Beam scale eliminator. Dillion does not say what it is made of. Is this platform plastic or cast metal base? I note it is made by Ohaus Scales which is good?
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It's cast. Little plastic leveling base. I've studied an rcbs and its identical to what I can tell. Just different paint? Lol. I'm just loyal to my dillon stuff. Figure if something happens ill complain that I've got a lot of money in stuff with there name on it! Lol
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It's a solid scale. Picked mine up off of eBay for 45 bucks. Smokin deal. Took me awhile to find it. Most things on there are pretty much cost. After having it I would pay 70 if I was to get another one.
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I agree Dillion is a great outfit. I have an old Dillion 450 I bought around 1980. Dillion has up dated a number of times.
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That's super man. Thousands upon thousands of rounds and still runs great
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I agree Dillion is a great outfit. I have an old Dillion 450 I bought around 1980. Dillion has up dated a number of times.

I bought my 450 about the same time. Used it for several years then upgraded to a 650. Used that for close to 20 years.

I finally got too old to shoot that much, so I gave the 650 to my son and went back to the 450.

Dillon is unbelievable!!! I wish everyone conducted business the way Dillon does.
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