Which scale do you use to weigh your airplanes?


Senior Member
I'm still pretty new to the hobby but am starting to learn the math for various aeronautical calculations. Clearly many of them require you know the weight of the plane. Which scale do yo use to calculate weight?

I was thinking about using a postal scale, does this sound like a good idea?


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I use a digital kitchen scale. It can weigh up to 10lbs and can show grams or pounds to the tenth ounce.


Some guy in the desert
Just the cheapest postal scale I could find at the local office supply store about 10 years ago. Use it every day and have changed the batteries twice. Heck of a workhorse for <$20 well worth every penny!


Flite is good
I use a postal scale. The one at the post office. Good times.

Be safe and have fun,