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Old June 19, 2012, 11:20 AM   #28
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Usually "pure" lead develops a dull grey oxide when exposed to the elements. The metal in the OP seems to look too bright to be lead that has been used as a wheel weight.
It's probably hard to tell in the photo, but it's got some kind of protective coating on it, probably just paint.
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