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Old 03-27-2016, 11:20 PM   #11
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Actually, it has the same display as yours.
It looks the same. Does yours have a button to light the display?
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It looks the same. Does yours have a button to light the display?
When you turn it on, the numbers light up.
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Old 03-28-2016, 12:11 AM   #13
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The only differences I see are the lower weight capacity, no lighted display and the platform is not stainless steel. If you can manage with the lesser weight capacity, I'd go for it.

Does it have fractions or decimal places when measuring ounces? My Salter rounds to the nearest ounce, which is one reason I don't like it.


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Old 03-28-2016, 12:26 AM   #14
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ISO Digital food scale recommendation

Fractions. In eighths.
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Does it have fractions or decimal places when measuring ounces? My Salter rounds to the nearest ounce, which is one reason I don't like it.


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My Salter measures in 1/8 ounce increments, or by grams in metric. It has always seemed to be accurate and consistent.

This one looks like mine, but I've had mine for quite some time, so I doubt if this identical model is still available.

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My Salter measures in 1/8 ounce increments, or by grams in metric. It has always seemed to be accurate and consistent.

This one looks like mine, but I've had mine for quite some time, so I doubt if this identical model is still available.

That model looks way more high tech than the one I have. I found something that looks similar to it online, but mine is all plastic. The description says it was a 2006 model!

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Fractions. In eighths.

That's great! So far it's looking like the 5 lb Oxo could be the best choice for me.


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I think you'll be happy with it.
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I have a Sharper Image one from BB&B. I'm satisfied. Mine goes to 12 # and measures in fractions of oz or gram, decimal to the hundredth. Both a glass and steel platform. It wasn't that expensive.

I use mine for much more than cooking including among other things weighing packages, and I found less than 12# to often be insufficient. Something to think about.

Mine is this one. With a $5 and a 20% coupon, you're in at 18 bucks.

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Old 03-28-2016, 02:39 PM   #20
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...Mine is this one. With a $5 and a 20% coupon, you're in at 18 bucks...
I don't believe you can use both coupons on one item. It would be either the $5 or the 20% coupon. Coincidentally, the two coupons are each worth $5 on a $25 item.
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