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A batch of WEC E1 copies. Competition balsa (light!) with Lexan lips, epoxy undercoat and topcoat, weight .40 oz First cranks I've done in a couple of months - feels good to get back to it!
Posted June 7, 2012
Very nice baits Bob.
Nice work Bob, Those look great!!
good work bob, they look the goods.
nice work,and looks like you still remember how its done even after a few months off
Little beauties !
Those look really good.
How did you shape the bodies? What tools did you use?
Posted June 8, 2012
Aaron, I used a disk sander to do the tapers, then a Dremel sanding cylinder to knock off the edges of the blank, then 220 grit paper to finish shaping. The balsa was "competition grade", which is very light and soft - so shaping goes very fast. The hard thing is keeping from taking off too much material, too fast. I don't recommend light weight balsa, just used it b/c I had some on hand.
Posted June 9, 2012
Posted June 12, 2012
Nice work Bob. Those look great.
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