Still Water Solutions material

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  1. andy.larkin

    andy.larkin New Member

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    There are White and Pearl.
     
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    Tried to paint some, but it chips off very easy. I am sure baking on has something to do with it. I know there is a powder for lures that you have to bake on, that might be an option.
     
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    Blue , I have found that cleaning them first with acetone works wonders.
     
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    pro-tec is a popular brand for the paint you are talking about. very durable and thick finish

    http://www.cabelas.com/paints-prism-tape-pro-tec-powder-paint-1.shtml
     
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    That is the stuff! Thanks
     
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    A better product is vinyl jig paint. Very tough stuff and nothing to bake on, just dip and dry. I begin with a white primer then one's chosen color, lasts a long time. Cabelas sells it and so do a number of on-line retailers. Goggle it.
     
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    OR, save the money for the extra paints and what not and buy more WHITE tungsten beads, that don't cost any more than regular Tungsten....just sayin'....LOL
     
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    I have not found white tungsten beads in 3/32 or smaller. I use these on my chronnies size 18 to 20.
     
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    They are not tungsten beads. I have these but they dont have the same weight. Thats why I paint my own.
     
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    True enough. I assumed with the price that they were. They do feel heavier than regular beads though. And if they work for Chan....well [;-)]
     
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    Blue, yes the stillwater beads are pricey, I buy my tungsten beads from a shop close to me and they are half what other shops want for them. I wont say the shops name since they are not a site sponser.