No weights or sliding pointers to worry about, just place the hook on the trigger and pull. The large, easy to read LCD quickly displays the results. Strain gauge technology provides accuracy to 1/10 of an ounce from 1 oz. to 5 pounds and to " oz. from 5 to 12 pounds. Lets you take up to ten readings and display the average. Displays either English or Metric format. Mfg: Lyman SPECS: Plastic case. Steel hook, 5¾" (14.6cm) long. 11½" (29.2cm) overall. 1 oz (28.35 g) to 12 pds. (5.4 kg) range. Includes ballistic nylon storage case.