When I was President of the Charlotte EAA chapter (309), we bought a set race scales we would rent out for $50. Half to pay for the scales and half for a free chapter membership.
Those scales brought a good number of members into the chapter.
RV-9 (Yes, it's a dragon tail)
O-360 w/ dual P-mags
Build the plane you want, not the plane others want you to build!
SC86 - Easley, SC