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Old     (ccraftskierfan)      Join Date: Mar 2004       05-31-2007, 4:55 PM Reply   
I know I've seen these somewhere on the site but can't find the name. They are HD vinyl bags with 2 handles that you can fill with lead for ballast. Anyone know the name or web address?
Old     (brutto_76)      Join Date: Feb 2005       05-31-2007, 5:02 PM Reply   
Here ya go:
Old    nwwakerider            05-31-2007, 5:23 PM Reply   
anyone ever made something similar to a pop bag themselves?
Old     (jpshaff01)      Join Date: Jun 2005       05-31-2007, 5:45 PM Reply   
I think when i sent an email to the pop-products guys they only wanted $8.50 per bag and a very resaonable ammount for shipping so making your own probably wouldnt be necessary at that price.
Old     (ccraftskierfan)      Join Date: Mar 2004       05-31-2007, 6:23 PM Reply   
Yup, that's exactly what I was thinking of. I've got a couple hundred pounds of lead and I was looking for something sturdy enough to handle the weight.


(Message edited by ccraftskierfan on May 31, 2007)
Old     (dicky_diehl)      Join Date: May 2007       05-31-2007, 7:08 PM Reply   
just go to a tire store and ask for some old tire weights they will give you some for free. a 5 gallon bucket holds 150# then put some in a duffle bag or 2in pvc pipe or tuperware contaners what ever size and weight you need.
Old     (jpshaff01)      Join Date: Jun 2005       05-31-2007, 7:12 PM Reply   
^^^^Yeah i would try that locally, all the tire shops around me had recycling contracts so they wouldnt give me any .
Old    nwwakerider            06-01-2007, 3:37 PM Reply   
shipping for a single one of those bags is close to $40
Old     (jpshaff01)      Join Date: Jun 2005       06-01-2007, 5:21 PM Reply   
I think the original poster was talking about empty bags, thats what i was talking about if anyone misunderstood about the pop-products stuff
Old     (ccraftskierfan)      Join Date: Mar 2004       06-01-2007, 5:45 PM Reply   
I got an email from Pop Products and the bags are reasonable as someone else posted..8.50 each. They are 9" x 13" x 2" and hold approx. 50 pounds of lead.

Most chain tire stores have to to recycle lead but if you go to independant tires shops or alignment shops they are happy to get rid of it. I got 2- 5 gallon pails for zippo.
Old     (jusstty)      Join Date: Dec 2006       06-01-2007, 6:08 PM Reply   
Pop bags are great!
Old     (ord27)      Join Date: Oct 2005       06-01-2007, 6:29 PM Reply   
got my pop bags Tuesday
haven't used them yet
have them shipped to a business...and shipping is included in the price quoted on the website
Old     (johnny_defacto)      Join Date: Sep 2006       06-02-2007, 10:39 PM Reply   
i have 800#s of pop products... thats 20 bags. I am very happy with them, they work great, but in case you dont know, they are steel pellets, not lead. so if you want a little more weight in the same space, spend the time to melt your own lead. I have also found shops that will sell lead in almost any shape (mostly 1/2" - 1" thick plates), custom, for about $1 per pound. pop products are a bit cheaper, around 85-90 cents a pound???


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