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Old 08-24-2014, 06:11 PM   #1
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lead weight coating?

Is there any kind of coating I can buy easily to spray on lead weights to decrease skin contact lead exposure?

I have young toddlers at home, hence the question.

Any help is greatly appreciated.
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Old 08-24-2014, 06:46 PM   #2
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Re: lead weight coating?

get some plasti dip, i have dipped my truck hood and roof and it works great very resilient, the more coats the better plus it wont make any ding sounds to scare off the fish if u hit them by accident.
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Old 08-24-2014, 07:04 PM   #3
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get some plasti dip, i have dipped my truck hood and roof and it works great very resilient, the more coats the better plus it wont make any ding sounds to scare off the fish if u hit them by accident.
Any links or pics to the plastic dip?
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Old 08-24-2014, 07:06 PM   #4
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Re: lead weight coating?

http://www.homedepot.com/b/Paint-Rub...tialmax&NCNI-5

home depot has it, ace has it. its not that much either. Just youtube how to use it or send me a PM and ill give you a quick little run down. trick is lots of layers.
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Old 08-24-2014, 07:54 PM   #5
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I'm 53. Been fishing and ****ing around with uncoated lead since I can remember. Been handling lead weight belts for a long time too. If it was so dangerous, I and MANY other people would have been sick long time ago. There are statistics for you chances of getting stuck by lightening, bit by a shark, eaten by a whale.....but I doubt there is one for dying of lead poisoning due to handling uncoated lead. Grow a pair dude
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Old 08-24-2014, 08:03 PM   #6
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eaten by a whale.....
Hey now Jonah was eaten by a whale, wonder if he had coated weights and if the whale showed signs of lead toxicity....
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Old 08-24-2014, 08:12 PM   #7
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Well you keep eating your big macs and drinking diet soda. Ill stick to protecting my body from as many toxins as I can. I actually want to enjoy retirement , not die as soon as I do. It may be a very little bit of toxin ,but thats like saying just alittle bit of water in a gas tank is OK.
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Old 08-24-2014, 08:22 PM   #8
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This is the kind of thread and topic Fox News would pick up on and bombard us into submission with
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Old 08-25-2014, 09:10 AM   #9
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I'm 53. Been fishing and ****ing around with uncoated lead since I can remember. Been handling lead weight belts for a long time too. If it was so dangerous, I and MANY other people would have been sick long time ago. There are statistics for you chances of getting stuck by lightening, bit by a shark, eaten by a whale.....but I doubt there is one for dying of lead poisoning due to handling uncoated lead. Grow a pair dude
I just knew I was gonna get ripped apart for asking this question. Yes, yes, yes... I know it's statistically very low the chances that I'll get lead poisoning. However, I am not that concerned myself. Like I mentioned, I have an infant and a toddler at home, and I don't want to take any chances with them. It would be irresponsible of me as a parent. So thank you all for your helpful advices and opinions. Please keep commenting if there's any other easy ways to coat these suckers.

Williamsc, thx for your help.
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Old 08-25-2014, 04:26 PM   #10
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Buy coated weights. Save you a bunch of trouble and hassle.
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Old 08-25-2014, 04:41 PM   #11
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Theres no coated neptonic weights
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Old 08-25-2014, 04:57 PM   #12
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ever heard of washing your hands?
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Old 08-25-2014, 04:58 PM   #13
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Get coated ones that Are not from neptonics. Just bought 5 2lb weights from Austin's dive center today for 10 bucks a piece.
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Old 08-25-2014, 05:02 PM   #14
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Re: lead weight coating?

I wouldnt say the 'statistics are low' I would say that you probably have a better chance of dying from getting hit in the head from a falling coconut, while riding a camel, heading to the lottery office to cash in your 10,000,000 quick pick...


We used to use a special lead paint when we made jig heads, ya know, so the fish wont get poisoned or anything on the ride up...so i understand the concern.
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Old 08-25-2014, 07:36 PM   #15
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So if you eat fish that have consumed a lead jig head, I guess that means you will get lead poisoning. How do you wash your innards?
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