Need an accurate small scale...

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  1. N0mad

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    I already own a great digital kitchen scale that's accurate 2 grams and up... need one that's accurate 2 grams and below must be sturdy with good track record... don't want to spend more than $25

    If you guys or gals have a recommendation would you please post a link

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    I grabbed one at the local hipster coffee shop. They measure their grind to the gram if they take themselves seriously.
     
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    I've got an anvil brand one. Forget how much it was but it wasn't too bad
     
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    #5 HighVoltageMan!, Sep 28, 2018
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    Go to your local head shop, they will 10 different models for you to choose from for $10 to $20...
    Not that that is where I got mine:cool:
     
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    Just be sure to wipe off any flecks of....hops...that happen to get on the scale or weighing tray
     
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    Thanks guys for all your input...
     
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    It's fully legal here in Colorado, Craig. No worries....
     
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    I'm also thinking about buying a second kitchen scale
     
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    I think that it is important to take into account some other parameters
     
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    I have the same scale that Highvoltageman uses. Works fine for salts and hops.
     
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    I bought my own here
     
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    Just beware: precision is not the same as accuracy.

    My scale reads to 0.01 gram. This is fairly precise.

    But when it says 1.00 grams, I have no idea if it is 0.97 or 1.05 grams... meaning I cannot determine its accuracy. (Well I suppose I can, I just have not)...
     
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    Do you really need to be that precise @Donoroto ?
    I would say thats close enough for anything brewing related ;)

    I use a little jeweller's scale for small amounts.
     

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