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Jighead weight differences #13538379 04/28/20 10:54 PM
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I've been noticing some manufacturers 1/4 oz is different from another manufacturer. I get 1/4 that are
closer to sombody else's 3/8 and so on. Ordering online can be tricky as you may not know if they're
1/4 is heavy, light or accurate.

Anybody else notice this? Am I imagining this? smile

Re: Jighead weight differences [Re: kirbydog] #13538400 04/28/20 11:25 PM
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Yep. Many of them just weigh the lead to give you the weight. The true weight is with everything on the bait including the blades. That is the way I like it.
The wires and lead that I order from CAST Industries are weighted by lead head and wire. When you add the blades and all the components it will be around 3/8.

Now I want the best so I have to live with that to build the best. CAST is the best company to design the baits of your choice.


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Re: Jighead weight differences [Re: kirbydog] #13538458 04/29/20 12:30 AM
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Once I find a jig head I like, I stick with that brand. That's the only way I can compare the weights.

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