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Mini Rat-L-Trap

2" PVC body... 1/8 oz split shot pressed into the eye hole... rattle chamber made by drilling a recess with a brad point bit, then drilling thru with a smaller bit, then putting a Daisy bb inside and capping each side with a cut up beer can...... finish is foil under epoxy, then spray paint blue/black back with white belly and more epoxy for top coat


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Taken with samsung SAMSUNG-SM-J320AZ

  • 3.3 mm
  • 1/148
  • f f/2.2
  • ISO 50
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Great idea using the weight in the eye!  I hate making lips, so I've been looking ore and ore into lipless cranks like this.  Nice looking little lure.

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Thanks.. it wasnt as difficult as i thought it would be.. the key is getting the line tie location right.. i made 4 indentions to try different line tie locations, but the first one i tried worked great, so i didnt even have to drill any holes to fill later

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Im completely satisfied with the action, and it didnt take any tuning to get it that way surprisingly ....... it has a tight subtle vibration, enough to clearly feel down the rod, but not as heavy a vibration as a real rat-l-trap, likely because i did not flatten the leading edge of the nose

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