Monday, September 8, 2014

Weights And Measures

Somewhere around the 100th review, I got to wondering if the photos I was taking of review samples on my little digital scale were even accurate. Some folks I know pack their gear down to ounces, which caused an instant wave of paranoia to wash over me.

But calibrating  a scale isn't difficult, and neither is buying calipers to augment the (sentimental) ruler I always use for my photos. So once it dawned on me to actually test my measurements, I set about to making sure what I am telling the world is accurate.

After waiting  a couple weeks for my calibration weights to come, I was quite happy to find out that my scale was/is right on the money. I tried every combination of weights in the set, and the scale always shows the correct amount.

The Outdoor Nerd Measurement Tools



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