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Scale recommendation?

Postby wildthing jr » Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:52 pm

Hi All,

I need to replace my old rapala digital scale. Does anyone have any recommendations on a good scale up to $60? I normally just use a beam for culling during tourneys. I figure that's the best way. But I like to have an accurate reliable scale if I catch a big one while fun fishing.

Thank you for any thoughts

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Re: Scale recommendation?

Postby ash » Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:38 am

I currently have an old Berkley Tournament scale and use a balance beam. The Berkley has never done me dirty and weighs within ounces when i self calibrate to a 5lb weight.

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Re: Scale recommendation?

Postby Caleb.Smith » Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:49 am

wildthing jr wrote:Hi All,

I need to replace my old rapala digital scale. Does anyone have any recommendations on a good scale up to $60? I normally just use a beam for culling during tourneys. I figure that's the best way. But I like to have an accurate reliable scale if I catch a big one while fun fishing.

Thank you for any thoughts


This one is killer. You can save up to 8 fish and comes with culling balls. makes culling out fish a breeze.
https://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Rapala_ ... -RTDS.html

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Re: Scale recommendation?

Postby mark poulson » Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:54 am

Caleb.Smith wrote:
wildthing jr wrote:Hi All,

I need to replace my old rapala digital scale. Does anyone have any recommendations on a good scale up to $60? I normally just use a beam for culling during tourneys. I figure that's the best way. But I like to have an accurate reliable scale if I catch a big one while fun fishing.

Thank you for any thoughts


This one is killer. You can save up to 8 fish and comes with culling balls. makes culling out fish a breeze.
https://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Rapala_ ... -RTDS.html

Just what I was looking for...a scale with balls! :lol:
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Re: Scale recommendation?

Postby Caleb.Smith » Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:55 am

mark poulson wrote:
Caleb.Smith wrote:
wildthing jr wrote:Hi All,

I need to replace my old rapala digital scale. Does anyone have any recommendations on a good scale up to $60? I normally just use a beam for culling during tourneys. I figure that's the best way. But I like to have an accurate reliable scale if I catch a big one while fun fishing.

Thank you for any thoughts


This one is killer. You can save up to 8 fish and comes with culling balls. makes culling out fish a breeze.
https://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Rapala_ ... -RTDS.html

Just what I was looking for...a scale with balls! :lol:


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Re: Scale recommendation?

Postby WRB » Tue Jun 11, 2019 12:08 pm

A decade ago I purchased Jennings Ultra Sport 30 didgital scale because of it's accuracy within 0.01% and it could be certified by local Weights & Measures for IGFA catches.
Today for recreational use you can buy a luggage scale for less then $10' that is similar, very accurate that works on the same technology as the Ultra Sport and accurate within .1%.
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Re: Scale recommendation?

Postby Topwater All Day » Tue Jun 11, 2019 12:36 pm

Caleb.Smith wrote:
wildthing jr wrote:Hi All,

I need to replace my old rapala digital scale. Does anyone have any recommendations on a good scale up to $60? I normally just use a beam for culling during tourneys. I figure that's the best way. But I like to have an accurate reliable scale if I catch a big one while fun fishing.

Thank you for any thoughts


This one is killer. You can save up to 8 fish and comes with culling balls. makes culling out fish a breeze.
https://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Rapala_ ... -RTDS.html



I have this same one and have been using it for almost 2 years. Really happy with it and use the culling clips every tournament! Only thing I would like is if the culling clips had different colors...trying to read the little numbers on them can be a challenge!
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Re: Scale recommendation?

Postby ash » Tue Jun 11, 2019 1:49 pm

I'd use that scale with the Cal Coast Clip N Cull. I have been eyeballing this one too good to hear that it has stood up for two years my last rapala scale did me dirty and got a hazy screen after a year of being in my boat. My good ole berkley stored in the same hatch is on its third battery and has been going since the 90' :D :shock: :shock: damn im old - like Poulson

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Re: Scale recommendation?

Postby Caleb.Smith » Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:05 pm

Topwater All Day wrote:
Caleb.Smith wrote:
wildthing jr wrote:Hi All,

I need to replace my old rapala digital scale. Does anyone have any recommendations on a good scale up to $60? I normally just use a beam for culling during tourneys. I figure that's the best way. But I like to have an accurate reliable scale if I catch a big one while fun fishing.

Thank you for any thoughts


This one is killer. You can save up to 8 fish and comes with culling balls. makes culling out fish a breeze.
https://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Rapala_ ... -RTDS.html



I have this same one and have been using it for almost 2 years. Really happy with it and use the culling clips every tournament! Only thing I would like is if the culling clips had different colors...trying to read the little numbers on them can be a challenge!


The one that I have has a different ball system they are color coded and have the cal coast clips on them.

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Re: Scale recommendation?

Postby Caleb.Smith » Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:07 pm

Caleb.Smith wrote:
Topwater All Day wrote:
Caleb.Smith wrote:
This one is killer. You can save up to 8 fish and comes with culling balls. makes culling out fish a breeze.
https://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Rapala_ ... -RTDS.html



I have this same one and have been using it for almost 2 years. Really happy with it and use the culling clips every tournament! Only thing I would like is if the culling clips had different colors...trying to read the little numbers on them can be a challenge!


The one that I have has a different ball system they are color coded and have the cal coast clips on them.


Now that I think about it it did come with those red balls and I just bought the cal coast system and swapped em out!

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Re: Scale recommendation?

Postby mark poulson » Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:50 pm

ash wrote:I'd use that scale with the Cal Coast Clip N Cull. I have been eyeballing this one too good to hear that it has stood up for two years my last rapala scale did me dirty and got a hazy screen after a year of being in my boat. My good ole berkley stored in the same hatch is on its third battery and has been going since the 90' :D :shock: :shock: damn im old - like Poulson

:lol: :lol: :lol:
Caleb, no one likes red balls.
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Re: Scale recommendation?

Postby steve0806 » Tue Jun 11, 2019 5:12 pm

mark poulson wrote:
ash wrote:I'd use that scale with the Cal Coast Clip N Cull. I have been eyeballing this one too good to hear that it has stood up for two years my last rapala scale did me dirty and got a hazy screen after a year of being in my boat. My good ole berkley stored in the same hatch is on its third battery and has been going since the 90' :D :shock: :shock: damn im old - like Poulson

:lol: :lol: :lol:
Caleb, no one likes red balls.



Blue balls are the worst!

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Re: Scale recommendation?

Postby wildthing jr » Wed Jun 12, 2019 10:43 pm

Thanks everyone for your suggestions...and humor... I think:)


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