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Old 04-27-2006, 11:59 AM   #11
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Old 04-27-2006, 12:22 PM   #12
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See corazon, you can't hide anything around here!! LOL
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Old 04-27-2006, 12:59 PM   #13
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Ummm. a pound of chocolate should weigh 16 oz.--fluid oz. don't come into play.
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Old 04-27-2006, 01:09 PM   #14
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Don't weird things like this happen right before aliens land?
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Old 04-27-2006, 08:37 PM   #15
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Ummm. a pound of chocolate should weigh 16 oz.--fluid oz. don't come into play.
I agree. I didn't try the water suggestion since fluid ounces are different than weight ounces. I weighed the lb of choc to make sure it was accurate but it gave me so many different readings. Oh well, it's now back at the store I bought it at.
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Old 05-04-2006, 12:13 PM   #16
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I didn't try the water suggestion since fluid ounces are different than weight ounces.
Just so you will know next time corazon ... jennyema was right about the volume and weight of water being equal because it's density (Specific Gravity) is 1 thus 1 oz liquid = 1 oz volume - hence the famous saying, "A pint's a pound the world around".

Okay, protecting myself in advance from the physicis and chemistry majors in here:

The SpG of 1 is for pure water at 60-F. The actual weight of water will change with temperature and the amount of dissolved minerals in the water. However, unless your digital scales are accurate to 4 decimal places - 8 liquid oz of water measured in a standard kitchen measuring cup at room temp will weigh 8 oz.
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Old 09-22-2006, 02:35 AM   #17
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they usually pack a scale with some sort of stopper under the tray and the load detector... I'm assuming that was removed.
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Old 09-22-2006, 07:34 AM   #18
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they usually pack a scale with some sort of stopper under the tray and the load detector... I'm assuming that was removed.
Wouldn't that be a great solution. Good job. Hope it is correct.
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Old 09-23-2006, 03:55 PM   #19
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Smile

Is there something on the scale that puts it back to zero. I have had mine for many years and it works perfectly.

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