swimb8s

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    Hip-op

    Speedy recovery , ' whirring ' , exciting !!
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    Great pattern , That's sometimes how I get a darker color by adding black or sepia , love sepia ! Also want to see when clear coated . Great job
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    Wicked nice !! Can imagine teeth marks in already
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    Which Treble Hooks?

    Use mostly Owner ST36 black/chrome and Gamakatsu EWG
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    Geez !! Love the detail and consistency
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    ALL outstanding !!! Talk about busy
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    spruce cone paddle tail

    Awesome and once again get's me thinking , hmmmm what can I Thanks Solarfall
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    dremel tool for modifying swim jig mold

    Usually have good control with this type of bit , easy to make a channel or groove . Buy different sizes , you will find uses for all of them
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    Other Hobbies

    I like to build rods, tie flies , modify or make my own jigs from blank molds, reproduce ancient stone tools ( flintknapping ), sculptures from driftwood, glass etching , make bracelets , love playing pool , drawing , painting , carving in stone . Here is a couple pics . Like many too many fascinating things to see and do , not enough time
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    Making a rattling Colorado blade

    Have a Picture ? Maybe use some resin, pour into a Colorado blade Lay in rattle and let cure then pop out and foil tape the outside and clear coat ?
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    New foil and nail art pics in gallery

    Really nice work , lots of fish coming your way !
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    One Incredible Resource

    I learn something new here ALL the time , so much inspiration and admiration , thanks everyone for sharing your knowledge and passing it on
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    Heat transfer chrome

    They will look great I'm sure ! Going to look at tutorial right now, thanks for sharing
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    Ahhh, Yes, The Never Ending Craw Pattern

    All those crawdad patterns are amazing !! Great paint
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    More Gills.

    Geez those are clean , all your baits are nicely done !!
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    7 inch cedar gill

    Yep super nice , a lot of time spent on this beauty
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    First Crappie Paint

    Like this pattern , you are a workhorse for sure. Well done sir !
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    Clean work as always and nice profile
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    Topwaters

    Clear coat and dressed trebles, they chug, and walk the dog really well . Another fun project and successful The top lure is an older lure revisited
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    Topwaters

    Thanks Chuck, Your work is clean ( Really awesome sunfish , DM ) and the great advice you have to offer
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    You have been busy , all your paint looks great and I really like this scheme !! Keep the paint flying
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    Eat It !!

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    5" Topwater

    Molded and made cast with RC-3, sits tail down in water . Inspiration for head comes from a crappie 2.5 ounces and will fit with some size 1 treble hooks , rear dressed
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    5" Topwater

    Everything close by is frozen so haven't had a chance to see , should have a good chug to it Thanks for the compliment !