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  1. Well since I’m brand new here it’s probably obvious that i am trying to add lure making to my list of hobbies. Over the past year i have been slowly adding tools to be able to fully make my own baits (primarily wanting to make my own swimbaits) picked up a very lightly used HD belt sander, bandsaw and drill press a while back. Added a set of flexcut knives recently and the wife got me the only real thing i asked for Christmas which is a brand new shiny iwata eclipse hp-Cs. Lots of little supplies have shown up in the last couple of weeks thanks to amazon and lure parts, really hoping to have m
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  2. Yea, if it isn't right I for sure don't sell it. They go into my tackle box, or a close friend to use and test. If it has my name on it and I sell it, I want it to have good finish. Otherwise, you will be selling all your lures for discount, or other potential customers will see a sub par product. I like the idea of giving them to kids, but yea as a musky lure maker that might be tough lol. Honestly, I don't make/paint tons of lures, so I will usually take the messed up lures, and start over with it. Put a different paint job on it, or experiment with it. I have a bunch of lures on my "
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  3. ... ... If anyone needs a tester* in northern Illinois you just let me know! *said tester is not a professional and has absolutely no social media presence outside a YouTube channel with 2 subscribers. Said tested is also has a very poor quality camera and cannot guarantee any good photographs of the successful use of your lure. Said tester has 4 sons who are very energetic and enthusiastic about fishing, but not particularly focused (especially the 2 month old).
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  4. JD - The spherical domain enclosed by the tall man's spell of 4πr³/3 is an intriguing and fascinating subject. It is the simplest shape and yet the most difficult to carve. I have actually experimented with spherically derived shapes and the resulting actions are interesting. If you pull a sphere through water you get a pure spiral action. I do most of my cranial development work while sleeping, so you could say that I work in an alternative universe Dave
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