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I understand repeatability is the main goal when building clubs, I just want to know where Im at. I picked up a swingweight scale and Im trying to make sure it balances correctly and Im reading the scale from the correct area. The picture Im showing is where the beam balances. Notice the line on the weight, either isnt in the right spot, or has nothing to do with the reading. If not where should I be reading it from? Any help is appreciated

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Looks like the weight is installed backwards.

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Did you test by switching the weight in the other direction. Compared to this photo your weight looks like it’s opposite. The white line is going towards the far right end.

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Hybrid: TEE C721 22*, KBS TGI 80S

Irons: TM M6, 5-GW, Accra 80i S
Wedges: Cleveland CBX 2, 55*, 60*, Accra 80i S
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The scale should balance when set to zero grams. Looking at the white mark, you can’t set it to zero, thus the thought that it’s backwards and the comparison pic indicates the same. Also, make sure the scale base is level. Looks like it has a bubble level to indicate level and adjustable feet.

Woods: Callaway Rogue Sub Zero 9*, Fujikura Ventus Blue 6S / TM M5, 15*, Diamana Thump 75S / TM M5, 19*, Diamana Thump 75S
Hybrid: TEE C721 22*, KBS TGI 80S

Irons: TM M6, 5-GW, Accra 80i S
Wedges: Cleveland CBX 2, 55*, 60*, Accra 80i S
Putter: Evnroll ER1.2, 355g, KBS Tour One Step, 33", SS Mid-Slim 2.0
Ball: Maxfli Tour
Bag/Cart: '20 Nike Air Hybrid 2 / BagBoy Quad XL
Accessories: Arccos 360 / Sky Caddie SX 400 / Nikon Coolshot Pro Stabilized

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I bought the same model used a while back and the weight was backwards as yours was also. For a while I just made a tape mark on the other end equal to the factory white line until I actually spent a couple minutes to figure out how to get the weight out and turned around. That scale has adjustable screw feet to level out the bubble as well, fyi

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