kellure

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About kellure

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  • Birthday 06/16/1968

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    http://www.customluresunlimited.com
  1. Making A Living Selling Lures?

    The first distinction that should be made is that crafting lures of any quality & making a living/money doing so are separate. In answer to your question, you can if you are willing to sacrifice, make decisions and to be a risk taker. In order to reach that goal of lure crafting for a living, you need to fully understand is that it requires diligent, hard work & a very savvy business mind.
  2. Pricing Help

    For repaints, we use to operate on the $20/ hr concept. The huge majority of repaints did not require a full hour of "hands on it" from start to finish. The typical cost worked out to $10-12 a lure. That included everything from prep to clear to out the door. For extensive repairs, oversized or jointed lures you could count on additional time and product that pushed the price up to $15-17.
  3. Prodigy crank

    One of my favorite lures to fish & to build: coffin billed, wooden, scaled, Prodigy crankbait in a fairly traditional shad pattern.
  4. First time carving...

    ...and folks ask why wooden lures come with a higher price tag ... the pics sums that up.
  5. making stencils

    I'd rec'd styrene, less expensive and it contours nicely in a VF.
  6. Packaging

    We have the following clear tubing if it fits the need: 56 feet of 1.5" diameter clear tubing 20 feet 2" diamteter clear tubing These are cut in 4 foot sections. Shoot me an email if interested. Info@customluresunlimited.com
  7. Ikon

    School of Delta Red Craw Ikons.
  8. I have help for the stencil maker in you

    Re: acetate forming ridges during a burn, simple solution: lightly hit both sides of the new stencil on a sander.
  9. Airbrush HUB ? ? ? ? ?

    Shane, the 8 port manifolds work nicely. See the link below. http://www.bearair.com/prodinfo.asp?number=120032
  10. Lures For Display

    Carver The below link (temporary) to a pic are some of the acrylic displays we use: CLU - display They can be purchased at the Little Sac link below...Reasonable pricing and excellent service from our experience. http://www.littlesac.com/shopdisplayproducts.asp?id=22&cat=Lure%2BStands Good luck.
  11. Lures For Display

    Carver, The pic attached below are some of what we use on display. They can be purchased at the link below...Reasonable pricing and excellent service from our experience. Winchester Fishing at Little Sac Bait Company Bringing you the "New Era" of Winchester Baits Good luck.
  12. Slopehead musky jerk bait

    Wicked paint
  13. Oral use only

    Creatively cool!
  14. You know you are addicted when:

    When you crafted your 1st lure 31 yrs ago and you still jump out of bed excited each day like it was your first.
  15. Craw

    Milia, that's a good question with a very simple answer: round head push pins/ needle,.... inexpensive, durable, and effective. Create a round socket using a rounded burr of the same diameter, clip the needle in 1/2 w/ wire cutters, paint the eye (if needed), push the pin into the socket at the correct angle= craw eye, piece of cake...good luck. Finding a flexible, durable, & textured material to serve as antennae was a challenge however.