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Soft weight

Postby sugee » Thu May 22, 2014 3:41 pm

Does anyone know cheap/er place to get a bulk lead shot? Local gunshop here is selling 10kg shot for $180. Or if you guys know any other easily sourced material I can use to fabricate a soft weight bag?

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Re: Soft weight

Postby DiveDR » Thu May 22, 2014 9:23 pm

There is some lead shot out west Auckland according to the news..... Or $16kg already in the bag 8)
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Re: Soft weight

Postby sugee » Thu May 22, 2014 10:42 pm

lol.. Problem is you have to find it first. I'll see if i can get some cheap otherwise I know where to go get one.


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Re: Soft weight

Postby Phantom Menace » Fri May 23, 2014 12:17 pm

One of the guys from the Auckland Freediving Club sorted some "relatively well priced" lead shot from a guy on TradeMe I think. I will see if he still has the contact details.

We use it for making neck weights to help even out our buoyancy. I have made a 2 kg neck weight - imagine a bicylcle tyre inner tube filled with lead shot and with clips at each end so it can be clipped round your neck.
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Re: Soft weight

Postby sugee » Fri May 23, 2014 12:37 pm

sweet as. PM me when you got this details. Thanks
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Re: Soft weight

Postby Phantom Menace » Fri May 23, 2014 8:28 pm

$65 for a bag 25 lb (11.34kg).

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