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Is Toxic Lead throw wts a health concern?  

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  1. 1. Is Toxic Lead throw wts a health concern?



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Toxic Lead:thumbdown:

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What do you do with your spent bags? Recycle lead, dispose etc.

What would you do to make it better, more useful etc? Is the toxic Lead found in most throw bags a concern?

How long are they lasting?

Any body been hurt or what kind of damage have you seen?

 

Do you even throw? What tree access system do you prefer?

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Throw line weights on both ends. Sometimes if I,m only removing a limb I will use the throw line over the target anchor point . Pull up a single line with a pulley attached . This pulley will already have my standard climbing line set through it . Then pull your whole system up to the anchor point and tie off the single line round the trunk . Mind you I dont half mess about with some stupid ideas .

 

Throw sacks old ones stitched if past that they just get binned .

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Cheap is good. Throw bag on each end of Zingit. Doesn't mean my aim is any good....

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Couple of Kiwi Rocket throw bags on a zingit line and a dyneema line. Leads ok as long as you don't want to eat it with steak! Tastes horrible.

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