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"Hi Denise, it is very strange to read that you have a personal affect on your scales…"

Jan Wallace replied Jun 28, 2012 to Digital Scales

21 Jul 11, 2014
Reply by Jacob Smith

"Sounds interesting Brian. I do have some nice matte bases now that I could do that w…"

Jan Wallace replied Jun 17, 2012 to Black Gold Matte C6

4 Jun 17, 2012
Reply by Jan Wallace

"Hi Jen, Thanks for your comments. I agree with what you have said and I think that f…"

Jan Wallace replied Jun 14, 2012 to Issues with Jen's Juicy Fruit - Only problem glaze in a full load of tests?????

11 Mar 24, 2014
Reply by Ayjay

"Hi Brian, Thanks for your response and I appreciate you taking the time to answer my…"

Jan Wallace replied Jun 10, 2012 to Black Gold Matte C6

4 Jun 17, 2012
Reply by Jan Wallace

"Many thanks George, I am very appreciative that you have included me in the list. Th…"

Jan Wallace replied Jun 1, 2012 to Supporting Membership Strengthens and Enhances the C6P network

23 Jul 1, 2012
Reply by George Lewter

"Some very creative and good looking arrangements. Thanks for sharing George."

Jan Wallace replied May 24, 2012 to Potters Displays for Art and Crafts Shows.

8 May 24, 2012
Reply by Patricia Bridges

"I actually prefer this site now that it has expanded to other interests in pottery.…"

Jan Wallace replied May 24, 2012 to thoughts ad coments about the change and purpose of cone 6 electric

3 May 28, 2012
Reply by Craig Rhodes

"Hi John, In my experience steel does break down with heat work and over a short time…"

Jan Wallace replied May 16, 2012 to Building a Raku kiln

2 May 16, 2012
Reply by Jan Wallace

"I am happy to pay $9 a year George. Some people spend a few dollars a day to read th…"

Jan Wallace replied May 3, 2012 to Supporting Membership Strengthens and Enhances the C6P network

23 Jul 1, 2012
Reply by George Lewter

"  Hi George, When I go to my local craft market, I keep it fairly simple. I have thr…"

Jan Wallace replied May 1, 2012 to Potters Displays for Art and Crafts Shows.

8 May 24, 2012
Reply by Patricia Bridges

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Following are a few scales useful for potters. Your final price could be less or more - things change.

American Weigh Black Blade Digital Scale, 1000g X 0.1g $11.08 

For the non-digitally inclined the old standard Ohaus Triple Pro Mechanical Triple Beam Balance, 2610g x 0.1g, with Tare $169.00

And finally a low cost clone of the OHaus. The Adam Equipment TBB2610T Triple Beam Mechanical Balance With Tare Beam $99.62

ebay is a great alternative for many tools and the equipment used in the ceramics studio - kilns, wheels, extruders, slab rollers are often listed there both new and used.

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