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Anybody know the exact kind of salt the is inpregnated into tubes? I'm trying to recover from a small disater in my garage, and need to rinse off and re-bag all my tubes
I would like to throw some of that salt in the bags once I rinse them off and re-bag em' I believe it's simply non-iodized salt????
 

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The salt that most soft plastic makers use is call Quick Salt. I know Morton's make it; the salt grain is finer then table salt or the N/I salt. This type of salt is used to cure meats, for ex. jerky. I have tried table and the Quick salt, and the quick salt stays on the plastic a lot better. I also buy cooking spray, garlic favor, and spray the plastics down with it, then dumped a bunch of salt into the bag. Then let stew!!! Morton's quick salt comes in 2.5 lb and 5.0 lb bags; I have found it at Meijers, Kroger's and Farmer Jacks.

 

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Most tubes are salt impregnated the salt on the out side is to catch the fisherman it looks good but washes off when it's hits the water. Now Garlic I believe is the trick to have a fish to keep the tube in his mouth just a little longer.
Mike
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