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Plasti dip weights

Postby RookieJ » Fri Aug 23, 2013 8:25 am

Just stumbled across a forum where someone rubber coated their decoy weights to minimize wear and tear on decoys. Has anyone else done this before and does it really work? Does the rubber coat wear off quickly or last for a bit?
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Re: Plasti dip weights

Postby ScaupHunter » Fri Aug 23, 2013 9:01 am

Works great and last forever. Once dry the plasti dip is very tough.
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Re: Plasti dip weights

Postby RookieJ » Fri Aug 23, 2013 9:08 am

Thanks, guess I have a weekend project now :thumbsup:
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Re: Plasti dip weights

Postby Black Smoke » Fri Aug 23, 2013 9:12 am

What about for strap weights? Will it bend with the weight and not crack or what not?
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Re: Plasti dip weights

Postby mudpack » Fri Aug 23, 2013 9:58 am

I dip my custom mushroom weights, twice. The coating is very tough. I doubt it would flex on a strap weight, unless the bend radii was pretty large... although you could thin the Plasti-Dip with Naptha and put a very thin coating on the strap. A thin coating might flex with the weight.
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Re: Plasti dip weights

Postby BKScripto » Fri Aug 23, 2013 10:42 am

Black Smoke wrote:What about for strap weights? Will it bend with the weight and not crack or what not?


I dipped my strap weights last week and it was a pain in the ***. The strap weights are too long for the 12oz can so I had to dip one end, let dry, and dip the other end. I did the first dozen and decide not to do my other 2doz.

They will bend just fine after being dipped though. I could have ordered a bigger container of plasti-dip or poured the dip into a different container but I didn't think it was worth it for my blue bill deeks.
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Re: Plasti dip weights

Postby Black Smoke » Mon Aug 26, 2013 7:55 am

cool thanks guys
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Re: Plasti dip weights

Postby Kasilofchrisn » Tue Sep 03, 2013 1:27 pm

I have tried doing some with the rattle can plasti dip.
It seemed to work OK but did wear after repeated bending.Though I never did try them during hunting season.
I posted some picks on here about it last year if you search you might find it.
This year when I cast my new J weights I sprayed them in black plasti dip. I think it will work well on those.
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