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    Bathroom scales

    I'm curious. For those of you over 300 lbs., what bathroom scale do you use to weigh yourself and monitor your progress? I used to use the upright scale at the YMCA I attended but the economy put an end to my membership there. Any suggestions for an accurate but economical bathroom scale? -- Tuna
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    The one I just picked up was a Heathometer brand. They have several different scales in a few different price ranges. Mine is digital and has a 400lb limit, I saw other styles that had 330lb limits.

    So far it seems accurate, but I really have nothing to compare it to, only the scale at my parents house and that is the same manufacturer.

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    I'll check the brand when I get home from work, but my plain old boring analog dial scale is marked up to 380 or 400 pounds.

    It was only $30 at Target.
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    400 lb digital scale at Costco ran me about $30-$40. Had it a few years now, still working well although I think the numbers are gummed up. Not moving as quickly as they had been!

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    http://www.taylorusa.com/weight-mana...nic-scale.html

    I use this one. My wife got it for me a few months ago (at Target, I think). Fortunately, I'm under the 300 lb. mark now (and steadily dropping), so the 400 lb. capacity is a bit excessive, I guess, unless I need to weigh myself and my bike together.

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    Ok, I ended up getting a Taylor #7405 from Target. It's got a capacity to 440lbs, so for my 400lbs frame, it's right in my range. It seems like a pretty good scale, so now the challenge to see gradually lower numbers.

    Thanks for the posts and feedback!

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    I bought a cheap one from Target. It looks nice (glass with LCD display), but it was fairly cheap. It has a 330lb capacity.
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    Digital Health O Meter from Wal-Mart...IDK... 40 or 50 bucks?? These were used at some wrestling tournaments that my son has attended over the years. Pretty accurate to the 10th.

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