Ledger weight

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Homer Simpson
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Ledger weight

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Here’s my brass three pin plug weight


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The bit of dowel is a kebab skewer .
I put the small swivel into the “screw hole “ and drive (hammer) the dowel into the “wire hole” so that it jams one eye of the swivel, then just trim the surplus.

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Utilise the items thats the best way to save throwing the old plugs in the bin.Reelmaker

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Although “free” plays a part, I just think brass lost in the river is a bit more environmentally friendly than lead.

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Target species Electric Eels I wonder or an earthing conductor for lighting strikes? : :Hahaha:

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Nice idea....

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Good morning ,I have used tungsten throwaway turning tool tips that were used for machining metal , quite heavy and small.I do believe the material was used in early development of split shot.Reelmaker.

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Great idea, and a good bit of recyling :Hat:
Not a fish was visible that first time I visited Beechmere; an utter
stillness brooded over the place and I felt the strange and sinister atmosphere which, so the story goes,
has been the cause of several suicides.’
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