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I usually buy mine from a local Dick's. I prefer them without the inserts but sometimes have to take what I can get.

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TW, you can just pull the inserts out. If I want a size that is out of stock I buy the version with the insert and use pliers to pull it on out.

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Avoid Bass Pro XPS with inserts if you ever plan on using braid. Hole is too small for 50# . I would avoid inserts altogether. Tru-Tungstens are on closes-outs in many areas due to the company going under I believe.

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I thought the inserts were good?

Why do you guys pull em out, or buy em without ?

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TW, you can just pull the inserts out. If I want a size that is out of stock I buy the version with the insert and use pliers to pull it on out.

If you pull the inserts, I hope you retie every 10 casts or so.  The reason that insert is there is to keep the rough surface inside that weight from ruining your line.

The weights without inserts are finished in a way to not damage your line.

Having spent several months using tungsten with inserts and having lost about $50 worth of weights due to line breakage, I won't use them anymore.

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TW, you can just pull the inserts out. If I want a size that is out of stock I buy the version with the insert and use pliers to pull it on out.

If you pull the inserts, I hope you retie every 10 casts or so. The reason that insert is there is to keep the rough surface inside that weight from ruining your line.

The weights without inserts are finished in a way to not damage your line.

Having spent several months using tungsten with inserts and having lost about $50 worth of weights due to line breakage, I won't use them anymore.

X3 if you buy them with inserts, DO NOT PULL THEM OUT!!

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yup what these guys said ^

tru tungsten makes good insert free weights. i haven't tried any of these bargain brand tungsten weights (alley's is one that comes to mind off the top of my head)

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What brand are you guys buying?

Normally Tru Tungsten. If they go out of bizz I'll probably try Eco Pro or strike kings line both insert free.

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I hope we can find a weight that was as good as Tru Tungsten. I won't use inserts and the cheaper weights are too rough inside they will cause your line to break.

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