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Old 2013-05-12, 10:46pm
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Question dense/heavy rod?!?

I am a newbie and have received some unlabeled rods from an Ebay seller who decided to hang up her torch (unthinkable to many of you I'm certain).
In this box is one particular rod (a matte black color) that, though it is the same diameter and length of many of the others has a considerable weight to it - feels almost 3x heavier. I have not yet encountered such an animal and am hoping you good people might have an answer as to what this mystery (gem?) is?

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Old 2013-05-12, 10:54pm
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Strange question from me - Are you sure it's not a graphite rod?
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Old 2013-05-13, 12:06am
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can you take a picture of it?
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Old 2013-05-13, 3:20am
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Strange question from me - Are you sure it's not a graphite rod?
Graphite is lighter I think
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Old 2013-05-13, 5:39am
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Graphite is lighter I think
That is what I was thinking too. Curiosity is killing me! lol!
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Old 2013-05-13, 8:02am
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Leaded Satake? Pretty sure leaded glass would be heavier.
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Old 2013-05-13, 1:34pm
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I don't know if Effetre Intense Black is is actually heavier because it is a very dense color, or if any lots have ever had a matte finish.
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Old 2013-05-13, 3:42pm
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Dark silver plum maybe??? It looks like it has a slight black matte finish.
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Old 2013-05-13, 4:08pm
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Pics?
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Old 2013-05-13, 9:55pm
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I'll take pics tomorrow in the sunshine. My studio is my covered patio!
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