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Cabelas Branded XT-1500 Powder Scale

Discussion in 'Feedback Forum' started by Terry_P, Mar 29, 2008.

  1. Terry_P

    Terry_P New Member

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    I posted the following on the cabelas site as feedback on the above scale:


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    Cabelas Digital 1500 Scale, June 3, 2007
    By TerryP from NH


    "Bought one and it would never hold zero. I would calibrate, rezero but nothing helped. Had trouble with the start up button as it worked very hard and then it broke completely after 13 months. I don't know what it's good for but one thing is certain it isn't weighing powder.

    I purchased an RCBS digital and it's everything this one wasn't."

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    If you are considering an electronic scale read the reviews carefully as this one is a lemon. I have had good luck with RCBS and have heard good things about the Lymans and Dillons as well.
  2. mrkirker

    mrkirker New Member

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    VERY same results with my Cabelas XT. Went back to my old weight scale for a while, then purchased a RCBS unit, which works like a charm. Holds zero, z's out quickly, etc.
    I've had good results with other Cabelas products, but not with this product. They really missed the mark with this piece of junk! :mad:
    What's it good for?
    A lesson! :eek:
  3. Dirtypacman

    Dirtypacman New Member

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    Started with the dillon digital and have never had a problem... sorry to hear about your bad luck with the Cabela's. Thanks for the feedback to hopefully help someone just purchasing not to make the wrong decision.
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