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    I have recently knocked up a load of my own leads from scratch, including making the moulds myself. All i need now is some powder coating to put on them.

    Anyone know where i might be able to get this from cheap?? Tackle shops are a rip off!!

    Thanks alot....

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    Just use paint in various shdes of green and Brown. I have found most of the powder coating on leads were's of especially in the rocky rivers up north like the Ribble.

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    Ron 'The Hat' Clay Guest

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    Get some sand from the bed of your river. Dry it out.

    Heat up the lead in a gas flame until it nearly starts melting. Then dunk the lead in the sand.

    Easy.

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    Has anyone tried mixing sand or fine gravel with paint or lead coating powder?

    ps. Ron what you doing in this forum? You're a Carp lover after all!

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