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2 Pack - Hard Plastic Shields
For My Weigh KD-7000 & KD8000

Replace your original shield after ya gunk it up

KD7000 KD8000 Hard Shield Replacements
"In A Nutshell"
Compatible WithMy Weigh KD-7000
My Weigh KD-8000
MaterialHard Plastic
ColorClear
Quantity2

Product Details

Two My Weigh scales, the KD7000 and KD8000, come equipped with one of these hard clear plastic shields. They're designed to precisely cover the KD's weight display and control buttons. They do a good job of preventing whatever gunk you're measuring from fouling up your scale. When ya get too much gunk ruining the view of your scale's weight readout, you'll need another of these specially designed swiveling shields to replace that used and abused shield.

Product Questions

Number of questions: 1
Question
Any suggestions on how to remove the existing shield? One hinge snapped, but the thing does not seem to budge off the pins. Trying to slide it to the right without doing even more damage. Thanks.
Asked by: 1369 on April 17, 2020 10:35 AM
Answers
Thanks Pati62365! I figured it out. Used a piece of wood and a few light taps to drift it off to the right.
Answered by: 1369 on April 17, 2020 11:16 AM
There really aren't any special tricks to it. To remove and replace a shield, you just have to use a bit of force. Some people suggest using a blowdryer to apply heat to the plastic peg/hinge to make it more pliable. I hope that's helpful for you!
Answered by: Pati62365 on April 17, 2020 11:09 AM

Product Reviews

Overall Customer Rating:
from 21 customer reviews.
Great Company!
Rating:
I was so happy the day I found Old Will Knott Scales. They have reasonably priced products and shipping was extremely fast. As a Support Center manager for a Fortune 500 company, I was impressed with their dedication to customer service. I would not hesitate to recommend this company to my family and friends.
Reviewed by: JAX from New York on 6/17/2020
great clean-up for my scales!
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Easy replacement of the display cover and my scales look brand new!
Reviewed by: CS from on 6/10/2020
Perfect Replacement Shields
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When I damaged the shield on my KD-7000 scale, one of the two metal prongs that hold the shield broke off as well. I am happy to say that the replacement is holding and working well on just one prong. The shield is excellent quality, a good price, and fits perfectly.
Reviewed by: Janet from CO on 6/6/2020
Great experience!
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Item as described. Great price & fast shipping. New cover shield snapped right into place. Scale is like new again!
Reviewed by: Kim from on 4/14/2020
Fits
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I have two kd-7000, one of the hinges broke on one of the shields. After getting the new shields my scales are refreshed.
Reviewed by: Michal from CA on 4/6/2020
As good as original
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The shields fit perfectly and work just fine.
Reviewed by: Hass from NC on 3/25/2020
Fit perfectly
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I was hesitant about buying because of some reviews here about the shield breaking or needing to widen the hole. Did not have issues at all, fit perfectly.
Reviewed by: Roberta from on 3/11/2020
Make it fit
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First, drilling in plastic can create sharp edges that are prone to cracking. If you're going to use a drill, use one that's oversize and deburr by hand. Second, most do not have drill indexes or the need for a single use bit. Third, after a magnified inspection, the problem is a burr on the inside of the right hinge that can be removed by gently scraping with a pointed knife. Use a wet Q-tip with cleansing powder to smooth the scrape. Both covers I received had the same defect. Thanks OldWillKnott for the fast shipment.
Reviewed by: I R Plastics from on 1/31/2020
5/32” Drill Bit
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KD7000 scale that is 10 years old needed new cover. The new cover would not go on, so per other reviews, I used a 5/32” drill bit to “clean out the holes” on the new cover. Just manually turned the bit to clear the little bit of extra plastic that was preventing the installation. Worked out great!
Reviewed by: Jennifer D from on 12/23/2019
Broke
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The plastic hinge on the first one snapped as I tried to install it; the inside diameter of the hinge just wasn't large enough for the hinge pins.

The second one wouldn't fit either, so I enlarged the hole with a 5/36" drill bit. That one then went on fine.
Reviewed by: Taylor Grayson from on 7/5/2019
Replacement "gunk guards" on scale adequate but flawed
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Replacement LCD shields for a MyWeigh KD8000 scale were satisfactory but were flawed. In both shields, the fitments to attach them to the frame of the scale were too small to fit over the pins on the frame. On one shield, the lower right corner had cracked off, leaving a rough, jagged edge.
The main problem was fitting the shield onto the pins. This problem was mentioned by several earlier reviewers. They were right. But forcing a blade between the edges of the fitment and gently prying, I was able to expand it without breaking it, and was able to force the shield onto the pins. It squeaked when moved. I applied a light lubricant to the pins and that reduced the squeaking somewhat.
The result: serviceable replacement but the casting mold is not properly shaped.
Reviewed by: bildik jr from on 4/19/2019
Rich
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Actually fit it better than the original cover.
Reviewed by: Rich from on 2/1/2019
Made it work
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Unfortunately the holes in the shield’s attachment area where not big enough. I checked against the original shield’s holes just to make sure, and it confirmed my suspicion. The new shields had smaller holes. I had to get the electric drill and carefully make the holes bigger. I got it on, but it still is tight so it makes a horrible squeaking sound when I open the shield up. I even tried to lubricate it, but the sound is still there. I fear making the holes any bigger so that the shield won’t stay up. So, I’m just going to have to deal with the abrasive creaking noise.
Reviewed by: hismusicnme from on 1/29/2019
Super happy!
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I didn't even know replacement shields were available, so imagine how happy I was to find this. They are perfect and amazing and I immediately threw out my old, gross, damaged shield and replaced it. My KD8000 looks like a new scale!
Reviewed by: TerriLin Pistorius from Fair Oaks, CA on 7/22/2018
My scale looks like new!
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After 2 years of making cold and hot process soap, my plastic shield was pretty shot. Getting a new one made my scale look like new and easier to read. It came with a backup, too! Old Will Knott Scales provided exactly the right item and great service! Thank you!
Reviewed by: Soaps for Days from on 5/7/2018
Great Product but a little hard to install
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I would give this a 5 star if it were not for replacing the cover is rather difficult. The two tabs fit very tight and takes several tries before you are successful at getting it on both pins at the same time. Their service is great and shipping is very fast.
Reviewed by: Dale from on 5/3/2018
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Exactly what I ordered, shipping cost was way better than the other site I checked, and arrived very quickly.
Reviewed by: Biill from on 3/14/2017
GOOD DEAL ☺
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I am happy with these shields, (2 pack.) The one I installed works WAY better than the original.
As one reviewer observed, there may be some molding residue which needs to be removed, and that is a very simple process.
Use a 5/32 drill bit, hand held, NOTHING ELSE; just run the bit through the hinge while twisting a little to make a perfect fit.
I do believe clearing the hinge should be done by "MyWeigh," but I am just happy it is available; it is super clear, well made, (with the one exception noted hince the four star rating,) and it does protect the panel from splash etc. Worthwhile purchase!!
Reviewed by: Willie from on 2/22/2017
Replacement Shields for KD-8000 scale
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I received the product I ordered in a timely manner. The shields had manufacturing defects: the pins could not be placed in the hinges, because the hinges were clogged with plastic. My wife is a jeweler and was able to ream out the hinges for me. They now work properly.
Reviewed by: LeRoy from Connecticut on 2/21/2016
Great Product
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You will want to keep a couple spares of these around which really help to keep your scale looking like new. Very hard plastic that can take the abuse of oils and especially Essential and Fragrance oil spills.
Reviewed by: Dale from Hudsonville on 8/7/2015
Greasy finger free
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Nifty little item to protect the keypad of my KD8000 scale. Depending oin what you use it for you got to have some of these around.
Reviewed by: Steven Santiago from Kissimmee, Florida on 11/2/2014

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