OK, so you know how we men always pride ourselves on being problem solvers, and value the wisdom that comes with age? Well, that doesn't mean we don't still experience those "Doh!" moments now and again.
It honestly never dawned on me to hook the scale to my freaking net! I was so focused on one solution, the one I already have never crossed my alleged mind.
I will look into the grippers suggested though, I still one a couple to keep on the boats.
If you're not living on the edge, you're taking up too much space!