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Old 04-22-2011, 04:06 AM   #11
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Anything that has electricity passing thru it has a magnetic field. If you bought scales that don't work just because the lights are on, it isn't shielded properly and should go back to the manufacturer. What do they expect you to do, work in the dark?
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Ah..um...maybe not for reloading.
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With my RCBS electronic scale it has a clear plastic cover that closes over it for weighing. It is a must for constant accuracy. I have it plugged into a dedicated 20 amp circut. I have indicasent lights where I reload; no folursecents. Also I have it setting on a level slab of 1" thick (CM-3) granite. Dont know if these things are a factor but it gives me dead on accurate measurements when double checking with my triple beam scale.
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Digital reloading scales are not for me. I have a $100 PACT BBKII that sits because 1 it was not consistent at all and 2 florecent lights messed with it the radio messed with it breathing messed with it. If you can't breath while reloading your reloads aren't going to be worth a damn.

Then the load cell went out in it after 6 months. Oh and that nice warranty they talk about doesn't cover the load cell. So it sits in the box on the shelf and my Ohus 1010 (RCBS 1010) sits stop a custom made riser I made for it so that I don't have to bend over. Powder in the plumbers crack sucks.
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