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   Old Thread  #1  4 Jul 2012 at 4.22pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
This is a purely 1st impression type of review.

I decided i wanted a set of digital scales that will weigh a decent sized fish, as i have a France trip coming up and at the moment my Reuben Heaton Flyweights only go up to 40lb.
The biggest fish in the lake i am headed too is around 60lb.
So i was looking at a set of scales, that were not too expensive, compact and would weigh up to a reasonable amount.
I have just recieved a set of Korum Digital scales, they are a dark green rubberized coated scale comes complete with a PP3 9 volt battery and a neoprene case. They weigh up to 85lbs or 40KG.

They have a single on/ off push button, which is slightly recessed, so its hard to knock and accidently switch on, though if you do or it goes on in your bag, they switch off automatically after 30-45 seconds to save battery.

They have a switch on the side to go between lbs and ounces or Kilogrammes and grammes.
Having weighed an object in them, they read in lbs and oz, not decimals like some digital scales do.

To zero you just attatch a weigh sling before switching on the scale, then switch on, the scale is then zeroed to your sling, take off sling put in fish, hook up and weigh away. They then record weight which stays on the screen once it has settled for a good 30-45 seconds. The scales are very small and compact, take up no more space than my Flyweights, and all for £28.99 delivered

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http://www.korum.co.uk/Item_KSCALE
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   Old Thread  #20 15 May 2020 at 1.24pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
I bought a set of these last year to use in my light stalking bag and for when i go fly fishing or lure fishing instead of having to lug my 60lb Reubens around.

Im disappointed with them to be honest.
They have hardly been used and have been kept in the supplied neoprene case, warm and dry.
The trouble is the LCD display has started to play up and is giving a faulty character display which i cannot trust as being accurate.
Which is very disappointing as i have not used them much at all.

So i couldn't recommend them to anyone due to my experience because i don't believe they have given me any acceptable value for money, as i can't use them or flog them on.
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   Old Thread  #19 10 May 2020 at 5.59pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
i had a set of these as my first scales and they were good to start with accurate etc but once a bit of moisture was about they packed up. I got a replacement and they packed up within 2 months. ended up getting a refund
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   Old Thread  #18 10 May 2020 at 4.18pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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They are just a different colour and re-brand to the other Chinese copies done by the likes of NGT and Stillwater.

Had to send my first set back as it came with a faulty LCD. How long the new set will last for, who knows.
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   Old Thread  #17 20 Sept 2019 at 1.03pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
Iíve had two sets and the screen packed in on both sets. Would deffo steer clear
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   Old Thread  #16 19 Sept 2019 at 2.28pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
Had some a while back and almost straight away they would not switch on. Got them replaced but same problem.
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   Old Thread  #15 11 Sept 2019 at 9.51pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
I never fully trust mine as I am not 100% sure if they have zeroed or not.
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   Old Thread  #14 11 Aug 2019 at 4.53pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Same here no issues at all
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   Old Thread  #13 10 Aug 2019 at 4.36pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Mines been great I cant fault it.
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   Old Thread  #12 8 Aug 2019 at 12.54pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
Mine packed up immediately as well.

I have Wychwood T bars, been going strong for six years now with no issues.
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   Old Thread  #11 31 Jan 2018 at 6.38pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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The early one's had a plastic loop on the top which could break.... nearly dropped a 40+ with that.... There must have been issues as their now steel loops. Had a set for a few years now and never had a problem with them.

Temp gauge is a bonus! Battery has never been replaced.




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   Old Thread  #6 1 Jul 2014 at 2.27pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Perhaps I just got a duff set.

I have a set of these, purchased about 12 months ago as I wanted a small travelling set for short stints and stalking. Initially, all was well, they are accurate (against my Reuben Heaton digis), easy to use and take up little space. Nice folding mechanism for the weighing hooks too.

All was well, until they got wet, which in their line of work is pretty unavoidable! Whether they are not a good seal or perhaps some other reason, the screen refused to work. I changed batteries (they take the same 9v rectangular batteries as Delkims) and they worked okay but would not switch off.

Have tried drying them out, but have the same problem. They won't switch off, and stealing the batteries off my Delks every time just to weigh a fish, before removing the battery again gets a little frustrating.

I could not recommend these scales. When they work, their great. When they don't my Delkims don't either.


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