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Old 11-30-2018, 02:29 PM
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Anyone have any clever ideas for storing high speed trolling weights? I have a 28' cc and most/all of my storage is in deck. I could get a soft sided cooler or something similar to keep them relatively contained, but wasn't sure if anyone had come up with a clever solution.

Was just curious if anyone had seen or done anything unique with them.
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Old 11-30-2018, 02:31 PM
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Look for a post by Texas Blue. He made a drop weight box for his console floor. I'm in the process of doing the same thing. Making a 40" X 20 X 4" high box and sticking a helm pad on top.
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Old 11-30-2018, 07:21 PM
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We use a vented plastic produce crate.. when we get home we hose down the lures and weights inside the same crate and let them dry before storing again.
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Old 11-30-2018, 07:46 PM
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Originally Posted by popeyeiii View Post
Look for a post by Texas Blue. He made a drop weight box for his console floor. I'm in the process of doing the same thing. Making a 40" X 20 X 4" high box and sticking a helm pad on top.



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Tool bag. Best solution by far that I have found.
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Tool bag. Best solution by far that I have found.
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Old 12-01-2018, 10:41 AM
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I also use a home depot canvas/nylon type tool bag.I also cut a piece of foam for the bottom,the kind hunters use for tree stands.(walmart)
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Old 12-01-2018, 11:56 AM
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I have seen the cabled trolling weights stored in long lure/dredge mesh bags . Individually marked by weight .
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Old 12-01-2018, 04:47 PM
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I have seen the cabled trolling weights stored in long lure/dredge mesh bags . Individually marked by weight .
Someone has too much time on their hands, a tool bag works just fine
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Old 12-01-2018, 10:17 PM
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Harbor Freight tool bag for less than $10.

Put some foam in the bottom and you're cookin' with gas.
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Old 12-02-2018, 05:29 AM
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Tool bag it is. Thanks guys.
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Old 12-02-2018, 06:12 PM
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I use a plastic tool tray with a slit cut out of the bottom so that the cable can lay flat. There is a solid plastic handle in the middle. I also added some feet from short sections of hose.
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Old 12-04-2018, 06:50 AM
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Plastic milk crate or tool bag
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Old 12-04-2018, 07:15 AM
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Anyone know where I can get a mold for these high speed weights? I have looked everywhere and have about 800lbs of lead to melt. Thanks
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Not sure, but most interesting to me, where did you get 800 pounds of lead?
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Any good machine shop can do it for $300 to $600. Mine makes 24 and 32oz and cost $500 15 years ago. Can buy quite a few weights for that price.
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Originally Posted by flophouse View Post
Not sure, but most interesting to me, where did you get 800 pounds of lead?
I am in teh medical field and have gotten it over the years. Been making egg sinkers and tear drops for some time now. Nice on a winter day when its blowing to hang and make leads.
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I just sold it all. I will just buy leads. More time fishing less time working.
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Lures & leads in one package.

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Originally Posted by trejsic.mejsic View Post
Harbor Freight tool bag for less than $10.

Put some foam in the bottom and you're cookin' with gas.
X2 on Harbor Freight tool bags
I also use them to carry Plano trays to the boat. (The 12 inch for small trays and the 15 inch for the large trays.)
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