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#11703944 - 07/04/16 12:39 PM painting tungsten weights?
jemoore Offline
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Registered: 06/17/16
Posts: 19
Anyone know a good paint for tungsten?

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#11704071 - 07/04/16 02:07 PM Re: painting tungsten weights? [Re: jemoore]
Billy Blazer 300 HPDI Offline
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Registered: 08/16/08
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finger nail polish or model air plane paint from the hobby store will work plenty good.
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#11704109 - 07/04/16 02:37 PM Re: painting tungsten weights? [Re: jemoore]
Donald Harper Offline
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Just my opinion from using all of the colors from day one when they first came out. We fish Mexico and catch many more Bass on unpainted weights. Bass like shinny. By the end of the second day those using painted weight are making the change to unpainted. I would say 1/3 more fish would be pretty accurate on the catch ratio.
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#11704508 - 07/04/16 08:14 PM Re: painting tungsten weights? [Re: jemoore]
RNF Offline
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Registered: 06/26/08
Posts: 175
If you can heat them enough they will turn a blackish blue and stay that way. Hard to keep paint on tungsten.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XfUA1-J1E9M

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#11704595 - 07/04/16 09:31 PM Re: painting tungsten weights? [Re: jemoore]
Bobby Milam Online   content
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Registered: 07/13/14
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Loc: Arlington
powder coat

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