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#11534727 - 04/11/16 01:09 PM Fsh Scales Recomendation
tag Offline
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Registered: 03/13/08
Posts: 34
I wanted to get an opinion on the best scales currently available for bass fishing. I have considered the Boga Grip but I'm concerned I might not be able to read it without reading glasses??

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#11534804 - 04/11/16 01:35 PM Re: Fsh Scales Recomendation [Re: tag]
bigcat85 Offline
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Registered: 07/19/10
Posts: 1809
Loc: dallas, tx
cull m rite

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#11537830 - 04/12/16 04:25 PM Re: Fsh Scales Recomendation [Re: tag]
musiclife_7 Offline
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Registered: 07/07/14
Posts: 1274
Loc: Wylie, TX
Rapala makes a really nice digital scale with 8 bank memory. Great all around scale IMO. It's like $40 at Academy. Comes with cull clips as well.

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#11537853 - 04/12/16 04:35 PM Re: Fsh Scales Recomendation [Re: bigcat85]
kellisag Offline
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Registered: 12/08/06
Posts: 1623
Loc: SETX
Originally Posted By: bigcat85
cull m rite


Those are nice, but man $200 on scale just seems outrageous. I use a beam in tournaments so the only time I would use a scale is to weigh a big one.

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#11537867 - 04/12/16 04:41 PM Re: Fsh Scales Recomendation [Re: kellisag]
Ken A. Offline
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Loc: Trophy Club, TX
Originally Posted By: Kent Ellis (AgFshr10)
Originally Posted By: bigcat85
cull m rite


Those are nice, but man $200 on scale just seems outrageous. I use a beam in tournaments so the only time I would use a scale is to weigh a big one.


$200 on a scale is on the upper end but how much did you spend on your boat? If you want an accurate portable scale, there is nothing more accurate than Cull M Rite.

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#11537919 - 04/12/16 04:55 PM Re: Fsh Scales Recomendation [Re: tag]
Barn Offline
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Registered: 05/17/02
Posts: 2145
Loc: McKinney, TX
This is what MLF uses.

http://www.majorleaguefishing.com/sponsors_details.aspx?id=2169

Looks like it runs around $75 looking on Google.

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#11537957 - 04/12/16 05:13 PM Re: Fsh Scales Recomendation [Re: tag]
BlaiseWeimer Offline
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Registered: 02/10/15
Posts: 478
Loc: Coppell, Texas
There is no way I would spend over $50 on a scale... Much less $200. That's crazy to spend that much on a SCALE that is meant to weigh fish

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#11538201 - 04/12/16 06:58 PM Re: Fsh Scales Recomendation [Re: tag]
El Skeeter Offline
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Registered: 06/22/12
Posts: 458
Loc: Kissimmee,FL
I have this: Bogagrip 15 pound IGFA Certified-169.95, at age 61 I have no trouble reading it.
It's Dead-On, Balls Accurate!!!

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#11538387 - 04/12/16 07:54 PM Re: Fsh Scales Recomendation [Re: tag]
hookedon Offline
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Registered: 05/28/12
Posts: 637
Save your money on the Cull M Rite I have one and all the hype is what caused me to make my decision to get it and it's not what it is all talked up to be. Mine is never accurate and will weigh the same fish different every time.

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#11538567 - 04/12/16 08:52 PM Re: Fsh Scales Recomendation [Re: musiclife_7]
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Originally Posted By: musiclife_7
Rapala makes a really nice digital scale with 8 bank memory. Great all around scale IMO. It's like $40 at Academy. Comes with cull clips as well.


for the money, this one is tough to beat.
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#11538625 - 04/12/16 09:09 PM Re: Fsh Scales Recomendation [Re: tag]
Hobbs McAvoy Offline
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Registered: 03/10/09
Posts: 338
Loc: Bullard, TX
http://www.amazon.com/American-Weigh-Scale-Digital-0-05-Pounds/dp/B0012TDR9E

Hard to beat this one for the price and is easy to read. I had mine certified.

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#11538668 - 04/12/16 09:25 PM Re: Fsh Scales Recomendation [Re: tag]
BYC Racing Offline
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Registered: 06/18/13
Posts: 194
Loc: Denton / Valley View


Edited by BYC Racing (04/12/16 09:26 PM)

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#11538686 - 04/12/16 09:31 PM Re: Fsh Scales Recomendation [Re: tag]
Bossbowman Offline
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Registered: 03/14/05
Posts: 2805
Loc: Hill county
If its for tourney fishing a balance beam doesn't lie, for digital weight no reason to spend $200 on a scale IMO. I've been in boats with guys that use the cul-m-rite and those that use a balance beam, and the ones with a beam spend alot less time culling. Like was previously mentioned rapala make a good culling scale for much cheaper.


Edited by Bossbowman (04/12/16 09:36 PM)

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#11538790 - 04/12/16 10:10 PM Re: Fsh Scales Recomendation [Re: tag]
BrudBass Offline
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Registered: 10/18/12
Posts: 125
Loc: Buda, Texas
I've been using the Connect Scale for a few months and really like it. It is accurate (had to use it at one club tournament to weigh everyone's bags when a high dollar certified scale stopped working) and also connects to phones via Bluetooth, where you can save the weight and add other data about each catch.
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#11539198 - 04/13/16 08:13 AM Re: Fsh Scales Recomendation [Re: BrudBass]
Dbranch3 Offline
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Registered: 02/08/15
Posts: 215
Originally Posted By: BrudBass
I've been using the Connect Scale for a few months and really like it. It is accurate (had to use it at one club tournament to weigh everyone's bags when a high dollar certified scale stopped working) and also connects to phones via Bluetooth, where you can save the weight and add other data about each catch.


I was thinking about getting one of these, do you use the blue tooth app? If so can you tell how it benifets you on tournament day?
Thanks

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