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  1. woodieb8

    New to lure making, creating plastic molds.

    tell us, but start with 1 type of what you want to build. theres a million variables..if you want to pour your own thru molding try makealure as stated. you need a mold,then the correct resin,plastic,urethane foam. my advice read till your eyes bleed.then adventure into it.
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    Crank Bill/Lips Lexan

    are you sure you used lexan? . we have never had this issue for over 4 decades.. im puzzled.
  3. the post above is sooo true. weighting can kill a lures action...a brief thought for myself would be to go to a smooth-on rigid foam in their 26lb urethane foam..you could adjust weight or more buoyancy with micro-balloons. .
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    Lexan Diving Lip

    we build wih 1/8 lexan for lakes without rock areas. some guys use 3/16ths ..lexan is very strong on its own..remember to scuff the lexan lip before epoxing it in. it gives a stronger bond.
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    Bagley BD04

    that's an oldie
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    Removing Masking Tape from Finished Lures

    we use green frog tape. there will always be a small paint parting line. that's how we do re-paints etc. on what we build lips are installed after clear coats.
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    Painting bucktails

    rustoleum 2x white primer works well. .most guys are using a powder paint. we still use actual paints,we use stencils and spray. auto clear finish coat.
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    Painting bucktails

    if your doing the blades you will need an acid etch primer..standard paints will not hold up without it. .you will need a blower system and respirator..this holds up on plated blades.
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    Merry Christmas & New Years

    merry Christmas from Canada.
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    Bagley monster shad

    hi we run the wire thru ,drill weight hole push wire thru catching hangar. pour led into cavity. the 2 are now impossible to pull apart..we are located on l.st clair in Windsor Ontario.
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    Any "REAL" custom crank bait makers left?

    we still build customs for clients to order. to pay bills we have to do production..while we don't build smaller lures,mainly musky/pike baits.yes up here on the great lakes,it is a dying art..society wants everything yesterday.
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    Top coat question

    hi first off. did you seal the wooden body?.. bubbles are normally moisture of to much heat applied to make paints dry.
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    Crankbaits Holographic Scales

    try witchcraft tape in Michigan.
  14. Hey Woodie how do you secure the weights from pulling out either from a fish or a snag

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      we make the hook hangar. its wire bent in a u shape .insert in hole catching the thru wire. then pour lead up to yop of hole. the theUon each end is bent a touch out ward.it will never come apart.we put 350lbs pressure on a test..

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    Bagley monster shad

    we pour lead where the front belly hangar is on our shad baits..where are u located muskiestalker?