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View Poll Results: Have You Ever Verified Your Towing Set-up by CAT Scale
Yes - before my 1st trip 8 33.33%
Yes, but only recently after years of towing 2 8.33%
Yes, but only after having an issue and/or problem 0 0%
No, but never had any issues and/or problems 10 41.67%
No, but after recent learnings I will this year 4 16.67%
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Old 02-27-2013, 09:37 AM   #11
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Not actually a cat scale but at a Govt of Sask weight station.. best of all it is FREE... just dont use it when trucks are lined up..
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Old 02-27-2013, 01:44 PM   #12
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I had to vote "No, but never had any issues or problems." I'm sure that I should do it, however, and that may happen this season. For my Michigan JOF friends, can anyone tell me where a CAT scale is, how long it should take, what it entails me doing, and how much it costs? I'm ignorant to such things, so can I assume that a CAT scale is different than a side-of-the-road weigh station that the tractor trailers use? Happy Camping!!
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Old 02-27-2013, 02:56 PM   #13
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http://catscale.com/

Go to this website pm1stnau and they have a video of exactly how to use the scale and what they look like.

They also have a locator if you enter your zipcode.

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Old 02-27-2013, 03:01 PM   #14
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snip...... For my Michigan JOF friends, can anyone tell me where a CAT scale is, how long it should take, what it entails me doing, and how much it costs?.....snip
I use the CAT Scale off US 23 @ exit 88 (Grand Blanc Rd.), this is before where the US 23/I-75 freeways merge. I have also used the CAT off I-94 @ exit 167, Dexter, just west of US 23.

Cost is about $9.00 for the first weigh, and about $2.00 each for each additional weigh. Takes about a 30 minutes to do all three separate weighs, the time consumption is unhitching/hitching so that you can weigh your TV without the TT.

What I have done in the past is drive to the CAT scale with just my TV (simulate loaded weight for camping) and weigh the TV. Then the next time I go camping with the loaded TT I will do the two remaining weighs (TV/TT WDH spring bars dis-engaged & hanging.., pull off scale-engaged spring bars, return to scale with TV/TT WDH spring bars engaged).

CAT scale how to: https://www.jaycoowners.com/showthrea...igh-Your-tt-tv

CAT Scale locations: http://catscale.com/

The objective is to have three (3) separate CAT scale weight certificates to work with.

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Thank you Rustic Eagle and dougtoms01 for your expertise on this subject. I appreciate the help and advice. Much obliged. Happy Camping!!
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