Sheep scales

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Familiar Face
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Re: Sheep scales

Postby friskylamb » Thu Jul 02, 2015 9:35 pm

I would have to second what Jon Carter said about the Chinese-made scale sold by D-S LIvestock for $99. It's a piece of junk. The ratchet system seems to fall apart on its own. I have had to take it apart several times to put it back together. The nice thing about D-S Livestock is that Dennis talked me through it over the phone the first time it happened and trained me well so that I wouldn't have to bother him any more. Time well spent for Dennis.

Familiar Face
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Location: Coos County, Oregon

Re: Sheep scales

Postby Hodgepodge » Tue Jul 07, 2015 9:31 am

I did talk to Dennis, sounds like everyone uses the cheap scales. I don't really care how correct it is, just that it is consistent. If the Detecto is what works then thats fine.
Jerek Hodge
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