Bought a weight scale that also shows bodyfat percentage

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  1. Finest

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    Gives me my weight, but throws an error when trying to calculate my bodyfat percentage.

    It's obviously broken. :o
     
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    ibpercentages>100
     
  3. evolude

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    mine does that when I'm wearing socks.
     
  4. Finest

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    I was barefooted. :o

    The scale works fine for the wife though. :wtc:
     
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    Too high bro. I got the same problem.
     
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    ERROR: DOES NOT COMPUTE. ONLY ONE USER AT A TIME. PLEASE STEP OFF THE SCALE. YOU ARE HURTING ME.
     
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    u stayin hydrated?
     
  8. Hobo

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    You have to be ass naked for it to work properly, i have one too. Its not the slightest bit accurate with clothes on.
     
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    It's not really accurate ever, honestly.
     
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    i want to know my bf% and i dont have access to digital calipers right now
     
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    Calipers are the best.
     
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    i think the dunk tank is the best
    then digital calipers
     
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    Been there, done that. Still doesn't work. (but I did find out that all of my clothes weigh a little over 2lbs.) :rofl:

    I know the bodyfat thing wasn't accurate, but the weighing part is all I was after. The wife wanted the bodyfat thing because she wants to start tracking her progress.
     
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    true but the dunk tank isn't as readily available and is probably only a hair more accurate
     
  16. evolude

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    it gave pretty good estimates when I went from 20 to 10% bf.
     
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    incredibly inaccurate. I think mine was accurate the first week I had it... but never been near since then. Last time I checked, it was off at least 6 percentage points. It's impossible to check progress liek that.
     
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