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Old 09-11-2009, 12:54 PM
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Some wines use tin over the cork and bottle neck. While not as heavy as lead, it is heavy and flexible. Some now use what appears to be aluminum. Tin will be softer, and likely not as shiny. Some squeeze tubea are also tin as opposed to plastic. Either of these can be cut into strips for weighting leaders. Lead was used for wine bottles, but I believe that practice has been discontinued.
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