Manley Brass Fishing Scale with Tell-Tale

Manley Brass Fishing Scale with Tell-Tale

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50 lb. Brass Fishing Scale with Tell-Tale Ring$50.89 USD
25 lb. Brass Fishing Scale with Tell-Tale Ring$48.79 USD
This should be in every tackle box. A quality scale with corrosion-resistant brass body and easy-to-read increments. Available in both 50 lb. and 25 lb. models. Useful for setting reel drags or weighing the "Big One". The 8-1/2" body and cylinder shape allow storage in a tackle box or tackle drawer on your boat.
4.5 Stars based on 20 reviews
By Tom
Aurora NC
Drag Scale
December 29, 2020
Used for setting drags on lever drag reels. Does a great job for this task.
ProsReliable and easy to read
By lee
Nice and compact
November 29, 2020
Scale worked well enough for the past 3 trips. Wish the handle and hook were welded, sent the scale flying back at me when the handle side shifted to the gap. Would prefer if the "heavest" pull plastic ring could not completely slide off.
High Quality
April 20, 2020
A very good option to help set your drag
ProsQuality Materials
By Rubberneck
Middletown, NY
manley drag scale
July 15, 2019
I bought this to help set the drag correctly on my lever drag reels. Works as advertised.
Prosgood quality - brass components.
By Greg
Brea, CA
Excellent materials, sticky slider
January 27, 2019
This product has a good look and feel. Obviously quality materials used. The only problem I’ve noted is the slider can stick as drag is initially applied. This cause the device and rod to jerk when it pops free.
By Alan
Wilmington, NC
Quality Scale
January 2, 2019
I use this scale to set the drag on my big game reels and it’s the best one I’ve found.
ProsCorrosion resistant
Palm Beach, Florida
NIce Scale but Tell Tale ring is useless
December 24, 2018
Scale is solidly built. However, the Tell Tale ring slides too freely on the scale and will not hold a position. I am on my second one. Exchanged the first one for a new one. Both, have the same issue although the second one is not as bad, I can live with it the way it is.
ProsSolid Brass Construction Adjustable and accurate
ConsTell Tale Ring
By Brandon
st James, mo
I trust tackle direct
June 2, 2018
I purchased a reel last year and needed a scale to set the drag. I watched a tutorial on tackle direct website and this is the scale they were using for the demonstration, so I figured I couldn't go wrong. If they trust this product enough to put it in their tutorials, then I will not question the quality of the product
By Bob
Key West. Fla
Must Have
April 22, 2018
We are fishing eight and 12 pound test Mono, you have to set the drags with a scale to have any success. The Manley scale does a great job. Thanks Bob
By Kai
Carpinteria, CA
A must if you fish with lever drag reels
August 9, 2017
I set my drags before each trip, that way I can fully utilize the reel's performance with a given line class. No second guessing if the drag is set too light or heavy.
By Rodrigo
Easton, PA
awsome quality
December 26, 2016
purchase to set up drag on my reels but now think i will also use it on the boat as a scale
By Stephen
tuckerton, nj
solid scale
December 8, 2016
great scale. easy to use and easy to test poundage of your drag.
Proswell built, brass and accurate
Conshandle is a little small. I can see myself or someone having a bit of a struggle weighing a larger fish
By George
East Elmhurst, NY
Great scale
November 21, 2016
Love this scale for setting drag and other uses. Dont need to spend 2x as much for accuracy.
ProsWell built construction...
By Bill
Chesterfield, VA
Great drag scale
December 26, 2015
Perfect to set the drag on your reels.
By Bonniot
Saint Raphael, France
Strong scale
April 27, 2015
I have two manley 50 scale, one in boat, one at home.
Used to set drag on my shimano reels and for weighing fish.
Very useful.
4 Questions & 4 Answers
from New Hampshire asked:
September 3, 2021
Does it need to be lubricated to slide easily? Like a silicone spray.

1 Answer

The Manley Brass Fishing Scale should not need to be lubricated regularly as it is made from corrosion-resistant brass.  Also the plastic 'Tell-Tale' you do not want to slide to easy so that you can not get an accurate reading when using the scale.  Please let us know if there is anything else we can assist you with..  

Submitted by: Rick - TackleDirect Customer Service on September 6, 2021

from Ca asked:
June 6, 2021
Do you read the mark at the top or the bottom of the ring?
1 Answer
You will read where it stops on the top of the tell tale
Submitted by: Paul Olah on June 7, 2021

from Texas asked:
May 19, 2017
What are the increments on the 50 lb scale?
1 Answer
The scale has 1/4 lb increments.
Submitted by: Devon on May 22, 2017

from California asked:
April 7, 2016
What are the increments on the 25 lb scale?
1 Answer
The scale is in 1/4 pound increments.
Submitted by: Tyler on April 12, 2016


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