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Old 09-22-2018, 07:35 AM
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Talk to your EAA chapter.

When I was president of 309 in Charlotte, I had the chapter buy a set of auto racing scales and we would charge for their use and give the renter a free one year chapter membership. Not only did it pay for the scales but it grew the chapter.
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Old 09-22-2018, 08:14 AM
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Talk to your EAA chapter.
When I was president of 309 in Charlotte, I had the chapter buy a set of auto racing scales and we would charge for their use and give the renter a free one year chapter membership. Not only did it pay for the scales but it grew the chapter.
Exactly what we did. We charge non-member $20, or they can join the Chapter for $20. We also supply a tech counselor to assist with the weighing.
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Old 09-22-2018, 09:38 AM
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Mehrdad,

The Sacramento RVators has had a set of scales for years. They are in a hangar at Executive Airport. I thought you used to be a member of the group?
Hi Mike,
Thanks for the info. I have tried calling and email them but have not heard back. I have been a member but has lapsed but it is time to re-join.

That would be my first choice if I can use their services if possible.
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Old 09-24-2018, 09:29 AM
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As stated by Jesse, race car scales work best and are more accurate. I have an A&P/IA friend in North Florida who owns a set of Intercomp Racing digital scales and they work amazing. I just used them to re-do my W&B after a few mods and help a builder friend weigh his brand new build for his POH and other records. They give you each wheel weight and a total. His kit has 4 scales and of course I only used 3. He also does W&B on helicopters so 4 scales are needed.

Also as Jesse pointed out, make sure the plane is level on the scales or it wont read the weight correctly.
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