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Old    stormrider            05-17-2005, 2:46 PM Reply   
Anybody know where I can get lead to fit into the bow of my SANSE? Figure 100-150#, total.

Thanks.
Old    ManFox (h20jnky)      Join Date: Mar 2003       05-17-2005, 2:57 PM Reply   
tractor salvage yards usually have the spare plates that they put on the front of various tractors for down on the money... i bought 4 100# plates for $50, then painted them with colored epoxy and with their built in handles, they have been great...

if you're real resourceful, you can usually find tire shops that are willing to give you their used buckets of lead weights used for balancing, then you can melt into blocks in foil pans and you can create any size, shape, weight you want. however, metal clips from the lead pieces can be tricky to remove before or after melting... not fun having blocks with shrapnel protruding...
Old    SCWS (scws)      Join Date: Sep 2004       05-17-2005, 3:36 PM Reply   
I know Troy Lindstrom makes some great bags.

He posts on here...Jeff Frew may have some contact info on him.

Jeff, are you out there?

Josh
Old    Andrew (drewsy)      Join Date: Mar 2003       05-17-2005, 3:46 PM Reply   
give me a call 619 247 2929. I can hook you up with lead, app. 2" x 8" x 14" 50 pounds each with molded handels.$1.00 per pound. You'll have to pick them up.
Andrew
Old    Antbug (antbug)      Join Date: Jul 2004       05-17-2005, 4:07 PM Reply   
pop production bag are the way to go. 40lbs each and they come in really nice bags. Any wake store in socal should have them. Everyone I know has these and loves em.
Old    E Double U (three6ty)      Join Date: Feb 2004       05-17-2005, 4:10 PM Reply   
Ant,
Is mike still looking to get rid of any of his?

When are you guys going out next??
Old    Buzz (buzz_grande)      Join Date: Mar 2004       05-17-2005, 4:26 PM Reply   
Steve,

I got mine from Troy, and they are great. I am going to get a few more. PM me and I will get you the info.
Old    akman            05-17-2005, 4:59 PM Reply   
A-1 Alloys in National City or try Industrial Metal Supplies in Kearny Mesa.

75lb lead bars 3x4x18
25lb lead bars 2x4x8

I have seen prices anywhere from .50 a lb to .85 a lb at both places.

The lead bars take up less room for the amount of weight in my opinion.

Good luck
Old    Antbug (antbug)      Join Date: Jul 2004       05-17-2005, 5:03 PM Reply   
eric ~ I don't think Mike wants to sell any of his lead, but I could be wrong. I will be a BV this weekend and Club Joe Resort. Great times at BV lately. How is your face? Are you riding yet? Let me know when you go out next. maybe I will tag along if there is room.
Old    TSO (tyler_o)      Join Date: Nov 2004       05-18-2005, 5:10 PM Reply   
Steven,

Already sac'n up eh? I bet your son is flying high now!
Old    Alpha_Beast (socalwakepunk)      Join Date: Dec 2002       05-18-2005, 5:41 PM Reply   
I can put you in contact with Troy. His Pop Products bags are it! 40lbs ea, and they conform to the shape of any compartment you put them in. Shoot me an email if you want more info...
Old    Alpha_Beast (socalwakepunk)      Join Date: Dec 2002       05-18-2005, 5:43 PM Reply   
Erik, are you looking for a pull this weekend?
Old    Richard (ramhouse)      Join Date: Apr 2004       05-18-2005, 6:24 PM Reply   
Try a shooting range. I got mine there and put it into some 4" pvc tubes. A 24" long tube holds about 30#. That is what i use. I carry 750# spread around the boat and you don't see any of it.
Old    E Double U (three6ty)      Join Date: Feb 2004       05-18-2005, 9:36 PM Reply   
Jeff,
If you are offering!!!!If you are going out on Sunday and Have room I wouldn't mind tagging along.

Saturday I am full. (last week of baseball and soccer for the kids)

Let me know
Thanks
Old    Alpha_Beast (socalwakepunk)      Join Date: Dec 2002       05-19-2005, 7:45 AM Reply   
As a matter of fact, we are riding Sunday. I'll send you an email this evening.

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