The perfect scale


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The perfect scale

Dylan | Jun 20, 2006 02:43 AM

I'm frustrated with my digital scale. First, it's only ounces while many european recipes are grams (and sometimes I just want to measure a few grams - yes for food purposes!!). Second, it sometimes doesn't stay on for long enough - it will zero itself if you don't touch it for too long! Third, it doesn't have a terribly large capacity - maybe five pounds. That's usually ok, but what if you start with a heavier bowl?

One nice feature: it does go "negative." That is, put a bowl on, zero it, take the bowl off, it lists " negative" weight so that if you put the bowl back on, it goes back to zero. I've seen some that produce an error message with this combination of steps!

Does anyone have what they consider "the perfect scale"? Perhaps there are other things I'm not thinking of as well!

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