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Old 15 February 2010, 11:15   #1
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molds for diving weights

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does anyone know were a mold to make diving weights can be purchased. There are plenty in the US but on sign of them here

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Old 15 February 2010, 11:50   #2
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Places like Lumb brothers usually sell this sort of thing but if its for diving from a RIB I would buy shot belts. The amount of damage a solid weight does banging around the boat is horrendous, I have banned them from mine and only allow shot belts on now.
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http://www.namronuk.com/weight-moulds-PT88

You often get 'em fleabay too, none right now tho..

My old club had a beautiful 4lb closed mould - all curves and suchlike. I got a bit carried away with a pile of lead I pinched from work. I have 36 x 4lbs and 8 x 2lbs in me shed. I'm a sad case
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The amount of damage a solid weight does banging around the boat is horrendous
A fishbox up the pointy end will sort that carry on
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http://www.namronuk.com/weight-moulds-PT88

You often get 'em fleabay too, none right now tho..

My old club had a beautiful 4lb closed mould - all curves and suchlike. I got a bit carried away with a pile of lead I pinched from work. I have 36 x 4lbs and 8 x 2lbs in me shed. I'm a sad case
I did the same, thought I may as well make a few whilst I'm at it. Last time I looked the pile had gone down, think my Dad had recycled them into sinkers and pirks!
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I got a bit carried away with a pile of lead I pinched from work. I have 36 x 4lbs and 8 x 2lbs in me shed. I'm a sad case
willk and a pot of molten lead - it's all becoming clearer now
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with a pile of lead I pinched from a church roof
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is this what you meant?
Errr, are you saying willk's a man of the cloth?
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Errr, are you saying willk's a man of the cloth?
Beat me to it, DHD . Although, I'd make a good Presbyterian Minister*. I might even end up as the Moderator. But anyways, the lead did come off the roof. BTW, I was very careful in respect to lead fumes, my issues began long before that.

As Chewy can confirm, nothing feeds an OCD like a increasing pile (sorry, orderly line) of gleaming silver weights and a decreasing pile of tatty chaos (sorry, scrap lead).

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thought I may as well make a few whilst I'm at it.
Yeah, that's how it started for me too....
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