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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) Sat Nov 16, 2013 8:37 pm

    Just come across this, very useful for ballast, can be bagged and placed in position, or resined in place.

    www.theleadweightcompany.co.uk
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    Post  david f Mon Nov 18, 2013 10:03 am

    Nice to see a specialist retailer for this kind of thing.
    In the past, I've obtained lead shot from huntin and shootin shops (well represented in this area - Cumbria.)

    David

    BTW I've found that my "Wubba" continues to work well. (A mix of lead shot and silicone rubber.)
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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) Mon Nov 18, 2013 10:08 am

    "Wubba"....David, I worry about you, I really do!
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    Post  Deep Diver (Fred) Mon Nov 18, 2013 5:49 pm

    The thing is shot from th gun shop will break down in water, which is a no no now, Diving shot will not break down in water so will be O.K.
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    Post  david f Tue Nov 19, 2013 10:03 am

    Well Fred hopefully my submarine and the Wubba stay in one piece! (Yes you don't want to scatter lead shot in pond mud.)

    David

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