Digital VS Needle weighing scales

Discussion in 'Slimming World Off Topic' started by Roziee, 2 May 2011 Social URL.

  1. Roziee

    Roziee Gold Member

    Posts:
    4,888
    Likes Received:
    19
    Start Weight:
    22st10lb
    Current Weight:
    17st4lb
    Goal Weight:
    12st0lb
    Lost(%):
    5st6lb(23.9%)
    Diet:
    Slimming World
    Hi guys,

    I'm going to buy another weighing scales. Was wondering what everyone had and whether I should go for the needle or digital?

    I have digital at the moment and find they never make their mind up sometimes.

    Rozie
     
  2. Avatar

    MiniMins.com Matched Content

  3. Clareel

    Clareel Gold Member

    Posts:
    4,031
    Likes Received:
    63
    Start Weight:
    16st7.5lb
    Current Weight:
    14st11.5lb
    Goal Weight:
    12st0lb
    Lost(%):
    1st10lb(10.37%)
    Diet:
    Healthy Eating/ ADF
    I have a pair of didgital salter scales which are excelent. They were £15 but honestly would not be without them. I've had them 3 years now and they're very accurate, they measure mls grams and ounces.

    I've never had dial scales but I think it would be easy to get measurements wrong with these as it's just your perception as to were the dial is.
     
  4. Roziee

    Roziee Gold Member

    Posts:
    4,888
    Likes Received:
    19
    Start Weight:
    22st10lb
    Current Weight:
    17st4lb
    Goal Weight:
    12st0lb
    Lost(%):
    5st6lb(23.9%)
    Diet:
    Slimming World
    Do you mind me asking you which make they are?
     
  5. Happy Holidays

    Happy Holidays Gold Member

    Posts:
    18,581
    Likes Received:
    131
    Start Weight:
    9st11lb
    Current Weight:
    8st9lb
    Goal Weight:
    8st9lb
    Lost(%):
    1st2lb(11.68%)
    Badges:
    Maintainer
    Diet:
    Slimming World
  6. Roziee

    Roziee Gold Member

    Posts:
    4,888
    Likes Received:
    19
    Start Weight:
    22st10lb
    Current Weight:
    17st4lb
    Goal Weight:
    12st0lb
    Lost(%):
    5st6lb(23.9%)
    Diet:
    Slimming World
    Hey,

    Do you have the glass one or the ultra slim one?
     
  7. Roziee

    Roziee Gold Member

    Posts:
    4,888
    Likes Received:
    19
    Start Weight:
    22st10lb
    Current Weight:
    17st4lb
    Goal Weight:
    12st0lb
    Lost(%):
    5st6lb(23.9%)
    Diet:
    Slimming World
    Oh what an idiot.. You said salter weighing scales
     
  8. Happy Holidays

    Happy Holidays Gold Member

    Posts:
    18,581
    Likes Received:
    131
    Start Weight:
    9st11lb
    Current Weight:
    8st9lb
    Goal Weight:
    8st9lb
    Lost(%):
    1st2lb(11.68%)
    Badges:
    Maintainer
    Diet:
    Slimming World
    Slim one, it's great because I can put a bowl on, set it to zero then weigh what I want.
     
  9. Roziee

    Roziee Gold Member

    Posts:
    4,888
    Likes Received:
    19
    Start Weight:
    22st10lb
    Current Weight:
    17st4lb
    Goal Weight:
    12st0lb
    Lost(%):
    5st6lb(23.9%)
    Diet:
    Slimming World
    Lol really? So you're using it as a food measure as well?
     
  10. bunnylovesalan

    bunnylovesalan Proud Mama :)

    Posts:
    2,445
    Likes Received:
    13
    Digital salter scales I own, I like them as they are accurate and I don't need to do the guess work.
     
  11. Roziee

    Roziee Gold Member

    Posts:
    4,888
    Likes Received:
    19
    Start Weight:
    22st10lb
    Current Weight:
    17st4lb
    Goal Weight:
    12st0lb
    Lost(%):
    5st6lb(23.9%)
    Diet:
    Slimming World
    Looks like salter scales are becoming a trend.. Will see what other ppl have and order them tonight.

    Thanks for the feedback guys.
     
  12. bunnylovesalan

    bunnylovesalan Proud Mama :)

    Posts:
    2,445
    Likes Received:
    13
    Mine were £20 in Sainsbury's with a 10 year guarntee
     
  13. Devon Dolce

    Devon Dolce 1lb at a time!

    Posts:
    2,288
    Likes Received:
    60
    Start Weight:
    16st7lb
    Current Weight:
    15st11lb
    Goal Weight:
    12st0lb
    Lost(%):
    0st10lb(4.33%)
    Do you mean to weigh yourself on hun or to weigh food??? I think there may be some confusion!!
     
  14. bunnylovesalan

    bunnylovesalan Proud Mama :)

    Posts:
    2,445
    Likes Received:
    13
    Oops if it still measuring for food then it still applies as I have a set of digital scales for the kitchen and are more accurate at least then you won't go over the amount.
     
  15. Roziee

    Roziee Gold Member

    Posts:
    4,888
    Likes Received:
    19
    Start Weight:
    22st10lb
    Current Weight:
    17st4lb
    Goal Weight:
    12st0lb
    Lost(%):
    5st6lb(23.9%)
    Diet:
    Slimming World
    I mean to weigh myself on dumpling.. :)
     
  16. Roziee

    Roziee Gold Member

    Posts:
    4,888
    Likes Received:
    19
    Start Weight:
    22st10lb
    Current Weight:
    17st4lb
    Goal Weight:
    12st0lb
    Lost(%):
    5st6lb(23.9%)
    Diet:
    Slimming World
    Sorry guys,

    Might have confused you all..

    What I meant to ask feedback on is weighing scales to weighnyourself on, not the food scale :)

    Rozie x
     
  17. Roziee

    Roziee Gold Member

    Posts:
    4,888
    Likes Received:
    19
    Start Weight:
    22st10lb
    Current Weight:
    17st4lb
    Goal Weight:
    12st0lb
    Lost(%):
    5st6lb(23.9%)
    Diet:
    Slimming World
    No I meant to weigh yourself on x
     
  18. Avatar

    MiniMins.com Advert

  19. Happy Holidays

    Happy Holidays Gold Member

    Posts:
    18,581
    Likes Received:
    131
    Start Weight:
    9st11lb
    Current Weight:
    8st9lb
    Goal Weight:
    8st9lb
    Lost(%):
    1st2lb(11.68%)
    Badges:
    Maintainer
    Diet:
    Slimming World
    lol, just assumed you meant kitchen scales.

    I also have digital scales in the bathroom, they are also Salter & the slim ones:D
     
  20. silly sausage

    silly sausage Peas on Earth

    Posts:
    3,079
    Likes Received:
    43
    Start Weight:
    18st6lb
    Current Weight:
    15st7lb
    Goal Weight:
    11st0lb
    Lost(%):
    2st13lb(15.89%)
    Diet:
    SW veggie
    I use HoMedics digital scales to weigh my body and rubbishy wee scales with a needle to weigh my cheese :D
     
  21. Roziee

    Roziee Gold Member

    Posts:
    4,888
    Likes Received:
    19
    Start Weight:
    22st10lb
    Current Weight:
    17st4lb
    Goal Weight:
    12st0lb
    Lost(%):
    5st6lb(23.9%)
    Diet:
    Slimming World
    Thanks happy- sorry for the confusion..

    Silly.. Thank you x
     
Popular Forums
  1. MiniMins.com is a weight loss support community helping each other on their weight loss journey. We have a multitude of forums, from Slimming World and Exante, to Success Stories. Click the logo at the top right to return to the forum home page at any time.
Loading...