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Anyone have a source for Tungsten weights?

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a couple of years ago, I bought a handful of egg weights
from BPS for saltwater use that "said" were tungsten. (or tungsten plated?).
a few uses later, they turned to rust. so I tossed them out and went back to lead.
are "tungsten" weights just coated steel or other pot metal ?? I am leary to try them again.
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I thought they were tungsten dust set to hold the form with a very thin epoxy or pressed and sintered with other additives.
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Eco tungsten from tackle ware house, typically 20% off on holidays, Fourth of July, Christmas and others. $50 free shipping
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Baja, that weight company has some great pricing. Do they have a good following? Thanks
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What’s wrong w/ bismuth?
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DaleH wrote:What’s wrong w/ bismuth?
Nothing I guess, Have a link or info? :D
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Jim wrote:
DaleH wrote:What’s wrong w/ bismuth?
Nothing I guess, Have a link or info? :D
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DaleH wrote:
Jim wrote:
DaleH wrote:What’s wrong w/ bismuth?
Nothing I guess, Have a link or info? :D
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I'm still stuck on lead not necessarily for performance, but because I'm a cheap arse :LOL2:

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Lead is no-bueno in tax-a-chussetts
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California was looking at banning lead fishing weights but last I heard it is off the table.
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onthewater102 wrote:Lead is no-bueno in tax-a-chussetts
man that would over double my tackle spending, when I think about all the lead weights I have. Heavy coin and drift sinkers for catfishing, drop shot weights, jig heads, shakey heads, chatterbaits, spinnerbaits, bullet weights, split shots, weighted swim bait hooks, good lord I couldn't imagine the cost of replacing all my lead stuff with the same things made from tungsten, bismuth, or unobtanium the way most the tungsten stuff is priced.

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