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#11216562 - 11/10/15 11:03 AM Tungsten weight maker?
Fishinsoap Offline
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Registered: 08/04/08
Posts: 549
Loc: TX
Looking for someone who makes tungsten weights? I have some tungsten and wanting to trade the tungsten for weights if anyone is interested please let me know.

#11216593 - 11/10/15 11:28 AM Re: Tungsten weight maker? [Re: Fishinsoap]
M.Matthews U.S.N. 1963-1967 Offline

Registered: 10/06/08
Posts: 99

Tungsten weights are almost impossible to make for the average fisherman do to the melting point of tungsten is 3500* !!

#11216598 - 11/10/15 11:31 AM Re: Tungsten weight maker? [Re: Fishinsoap]
Garvin Offline

Registered: 11/11/14
Posts: 342
Loc: Texas
I'd be surprised to find someone who could make tungsten weights. The melting point is like 10 times the temperature of lead and 4 times the temperature of carbon steel (around 6,000 degrees). I think you'd need a small nuclear reactor to get those kinds of temps.
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