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August 20, 2005

Gamma Centerpoint Scale


True confession: I bought this scale years ago, the first time I saw a picture of it in a catalog.

I mean, look at it.

Guess what: it's even more stylish in person.

And built: this baby is heavy metal and thick tempered glass.

"Strain gauge technology and a load cell calibrated for off–center loading."

"Accomodates for vibration, out-of–level conditions and other interference."

Extra–large 1"–high LCD readout displays weight measured to 0.1 lb.

Yes, it's accurate and all but who really cares?

I haven't used mine in years but I still like the way it looks.

There's something to be said for things whose surface allure continues to appeal after the passage of time.

$76.80 here.

Made by Soehnle, a German company which also manufactures my trusty postage scale (below).


It costs $29.99 here.

Very, very accurate.

Just because it's advertised as a food scale for the kitchen doesn't mean you have to use it that way.

August 20, 2005 at 09:01 AM | Permalink


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I have the same round scale and love it... unlike most other scales that you want to hide in a closet.

Posted by: Ben Willmore | Aug 20, 2005 6:27:20 PM

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