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    Default Anyone Make Tungsten baits?

    I was wondering if anyone is trying to make tungsten baits?

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    jigs, weights... chatterbaits ... anything of that nature. I was more interested in the fact that someone was doing it than what they were making

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    It takes about 6000 deg to melt tungsten. The average weight maker is unable to that and the cost to get set to do it is high.... very high.
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    right, but they could use powdered tungsten. I believe that is how most of the weights/jigs are made now

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    Or instead of Tungsten, what about bismuth?

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    A tungsten chatterbait sounds good - but the head would be so small I think you would lose the sound of the blade striking the head.

    I know there are some smaller companies making tungsten weihhts see if I can dig them up

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    For bismuth and tin try Leadfreebassjigs.com
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    eco pro makes tungsten jigs ... I bought a couple, but the weights and everything are expensive and I get all of my stuff at wholesale (if necessary) and at wholesale that crap is still expensive.

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    Supposedly there is a tungsten shortage which is driving up the price like crazy.
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