Originally Posted by ghocevar
Seems like it would work...I can also see it chipping off when the bead hits the riverbed. I'd say give it a whirl.
That's what I was thinking and was hoping someone had tried it to say if it was durable or not. Might just buy a bottle of red to try out. Tied a few miracle nymphs with a tungsten red bead that caught me some fish yesterday. I don't have any bigger red tungten beads so I may try it out.