Updated November 07, 2018 by Melissa Harr

The 8 Best Mechanical Bathroom Scales

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This wiki has been updated 12 times since it was first published in November of 2018. Although it may be true that mechanical bathroom scales are less accurate than their digital cousins, for some, they're an uncomplicated way to gauge weight loss or gain. Here, you'll find models that are simple enough for just about everyone to use, including some with large dials that you can actually see. Just keep in mind that for the best results, you'll need to calibrate before each use. When users buy our independently chosen editorial choices, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best mechanical bathroom scale on Amazon.

8. Thinner Extra-Large Dial

7. Salter 200 Academy Professional

6. Sunbeam Easy Read

5. Ozeri Rev Electro-Mechanical

4. Thinp Tempered Glass

3. Health O Meter Medical

2. Health O Meter Beam Scale

1. Pelstar Professional

Editor's Notes

November 02, 2018:

Investigated accuracy issues with Salter models, ultimately adding the 200 Academy Professional as a viable option because it can be reliable with proper calibration. Additionally selected two non-traditional models, the Health O Meter Beam Scale and Ozeri Rev Electro-Mechanical for those who may be interested in something a little different.


Melissa Harr
Last updated on November 07, 2018 by Melissa Harr

Melissa Harr is a language-obsessed writer from Chicagoland who holds both a bachelor of arts and master of arts in English. Although she began as a TEFL teacher, earning several teaching certificates and working in both Russia and Vietnam, she moved into freelance writing to satisfy her passion for the written word. She has published full-length courses and books in the realm of arts & crafts and DIY; in fact, most of her non-working time is spent knitting, cleaning, or committing acts of home improvement. Along with an extensive knowledge of tools, home goods, and crafts and organizational supplies, she has ample experience (okay, an obsession) with travel gear, luggage, and the electronics that make modern life more convenient.


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