Musky Glenn

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    Western North Carolina Muskie Club, Musky and Bass fishing

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  1. Musky Glenn

    Thread for ultra minnow ( spro type jigs)

    What BobP said.
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    gold plating

    Sunrise yellow over a chrome body gives a very bright gold color. It instantly changes from dull to shinny when it dries. There is a flash point when it is dry that it changes from dull to beautiful. Best gold I have found. Got to be applied over a chrome body.
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    Strip paint

    When I do remove paint, I use a sharp, short, stiff knife blade.
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    Tip Top adhesive

    Devcon works great and can easily be removed with heat.
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    primer not sticking

    Have you tried putting the zinsser on the bare wood?
  6. Musky Glenn

    How to remove cracked bills From wood baits?

    I've had some luck with a small drill bit working slowly to drill the lip out. Epoxy the new lip back in. Doesn't need repainting just to fish.
  7. Musky Glenn

    overcoat for chrome?

    My favorite top water lure is a salt water model of the Super Spook in Clown Color. It is chrome basically but the chrome won't stick from the factory. Great while they last.
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    syringe 2 parts epoxy( more than 5 min)

    No problem Chuck Young, this site is all about giving choices that work in our own situations. I failed to mention that I use those cheap nylon brushes and dispose of them each mix. I have picked up many good points from your post and look forward to many more. Good luck to all.
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    syringe 2 parts epoxy( more than 5 min)

    My $.02, I use Bob Smith's slow cure epoxy and pour from the 4.5 oz. bottles into what looks like equal size puddles of epoxy and hardner. I stir the two puddles together with the same brush I am going to coat the lure with. I do this on a clean 4"x4" sticky sheet that I make notes on by the phone. Sure ain't rocket science, but it works for me. I don't measure anything.
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    oil compressor ?

    I spray with a small Craftsman tankless compressor. I solved that problem by attaching a portable air tank in my air line then spray from the air tank. I added a tire valve to the air tank and attach an airhose to it when ever the air pressure drops low. I can usually spray on about three tanks of air per four hour session. So compressor only runs three times for approx 3-4 min each fill up.
  11. Musky Glenn

    Top coat for painted reel seats?

    As good as Createx is on lures, I don't believe it is the best choice for this project. Bonding is not one of its strong points. Good luck
  12. Musky Glenn

    Rattle can clear coat problem

    My uneducated guess was that the spray can was Lacquer base and the humidity was high when you sprayed. Lacquer doesn't like moisture, turns white. Good luck.
  13. Musky Glenn

    Glitter and Epoxy

    What MonteSS said.
  14. Musky Glenn

    Lures On A Lathe

    One thing that will help with the balsa wood is to invest in a live center/ball bearing center for the tail stock of your lathe. This keeps the lathe from burning the end out of the wood.
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    Which urethane

    Nearly all paint companies make a urethane clear coat. The higher the percentage of urethane the better. Semi gloss is semigloss , "high gloss", and "clear gloss" are the two that have the good shine we want on lures. These are usually made for furniture or cabinet finishes for the home use. I don't know how much water protection they have. I would soak a scrap piece of wood finished with the urethane to see how it reacts to water submersion. One thing to be sure of is it will turn amber with age. You should be able to dip lures into this finish and hang. There is not a big problem with saving the finish when the can is opened. It will usually skim over in the can as used. Just gently cut the skim open enough to stick the lure through. Sand between coats with 320 grit paper.