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Stearman6519/10/2018 16:49:30
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As I had just started building again from scratch all my previous tools & gadgets were long gone. Came to a section on the plan of the TF Stinson where I needed some weight to hold down a part while doing something else. Previously I had used lead shot bags I made myself but the idea of using toxic lead even though it's enclosed, plus ready mades are expensive. I did a search & came up with a guy selling gym weights on ebay, £10 for 4 1 kg, plastic coated, including postage. arrived this morning & I'm well pleased.

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Don Fry19/10/2018 17:07:16
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Try e Bay for steel shot, much cheaper, not poisonous. Also look at steel pre painted t section fence posts. Absolutely straight, ideal for wing sheeting.

Ace19/10/2018 17:44:18
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I dry sand in the oven then when "cold" fill zip bags - cost, almost zero and conforms to most shapes and won't slide.

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Stearman6520/10/2018 08:03:11
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Posted by Don Fry on 19/10/2018 17:07:16:

Try e Bay for steel shot, much cheaper, not poisonous. Also look at steel pre painted t section fence posts. Absolutely straight, ideal for wing sheeting.

Struck out on your fence post suggestion, can you supply a link?

Just found this, is this what you are suggesting? https://www.meshdirect.co.uk/fence-fittings-components/metal-t-section-posts/green-t-section-post/green-post.html

Edited By Eric Shepherd on 20/10/2018 08:08:20

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