[Homeroast] Scale

Brian Kamnetz bkamnetz at gmail.com
Tue Oct 7 09:33:39 CDT 2014


Just a reminder that our host, who supplies this list for us, sells scales,
so when you decide on the capacity you want in a scale, check the Sweet
Maria website for options in that general capacity.

Brian

On Mon, Oct 6, 2014 at 11:50 PM, Dean Schaffran <dean_schaffran at wildblue.net
> wrote:

> i have an old Ohaus Dial-O-Gram triple beam balance that will go to 2610 g
> by 0.1 g and has a pretty easy tare.
> Since price is not a factor: similar new available (Google) for around
> $240.
> for practical it's hard to beat gravity (no batteries) and it's tough to
> get out of calibration to boot.
>
> FYI a single roasted coffee bean weighs about 0.2g (I just weighed one bean
> from a FullCity Kenya I roasted -24h.) so the 2g resolution on my
> postal/roasting scale is probably accurate to plus or minus around 5 beans.
> That's close enough for me.
>
> I use the Ohaus for making tonic water syrup.(adding citric acid and single
> parts per thousand of  sodium benzoate / potassium sorbate--trying to keep
> yeasts & mold from ruining it in the refrigerator). first batch worked ok.
>
> On Mon, Oct 6, 2014 at 8:33 PM, Bruce Tanner <btanner18 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > I've been using the My Weigh iBalance 2500 for over 5 years and have been
> > very impressed with it.  It has 2500 gram capacity and weighs in .5 gram
> > increments with option to weigh in ounces/pounds
> >  as well. It can be bought for around $40.
> >
> > On Mon, Oct 6, 2014 at 5:49 PM, Frank Parth <fparth at me.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Cooks Illustrated ran a comparison of kitchen scales. The top-rated was
> > > made by Oxo and is available on Amazon here:
> > > http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000WJMTNA/?tag=cioequippilot-20
> > >
> > > The other one is by Polder and is available on Amazon here:
> > > http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000G2OTM2/?tag=cioequippilot-20
> > >
> > > Both read in 1 gram increments.
> > >
> > > Our hosts, Sweet Marias, also has some scales available here:
> > > http://www.sweetmarias.com/store/brewing/accessories/scales.html
> > >
> > > Frank
> > >
> > > On Oct 6, 2014, at 9:00 AM, John Dodson <j_dodson at sbcglobal.net>
> wrote:
> > >
> > > > I need a new more accurate scale, any recommendations?
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