wallyc14

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    Newbie with newbie questions

    I don’t recommend cooking indoors , but you should get a respirator and a couple of fans to move the fumes outdoors. Breathing the fumes is NO BUENO . I use as exhaust hood I made to get the fumes out of my work space.
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    Newbie with newbie questions

    I agree with all that’s said above and add : 1- Heat stabilizer is a good thing on reheats you need it and a little raw plastic with that said to much is a bad thing it’ll make your baits stink and it will turn your plastic a yellowish color. 2- when using hardner you should add heat stabilizer if your using paste type. If your using the hardner from MnF you don’t need to . My preference is paste type hardner. 3: when using softner I don’t use heat stabilizer . How much is to much? Reheats of 4 oz of plastic with a little raw plastic added 4 drops of heat stabilizer works for me . 4 oz of raw plastic a table spoon of hardner and a 1/2 teaspoon heat stabilizer
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    Painting Soft plastics (perch swimbaits)

    Check out lureworks . Sb coat they are solvent based but you can do all kinds of stuff with it . I use the clear with the same colorants and pearls as the ones for making baits. Then hit it with a coat of clear.
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    Hardness

    It’s what works for you but what I do is .. 1-buy medium hardness plastic by the 5 gallon bucket Calhoun’s plastic 2- I have a gallon of softner ,hardner and heat stabilizer 3- make my own and keep recipes for example my swim bait is 4 oz of medium and a tablespoon of hardner . With all that said I do keep a couple of gallons of super soft MNF for my sticks and drop shot baits. This is how I have found it works best for me over the years for all the baits I shoot. I also wanted to add that I only make for my friends and I
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    Suggestions for a Senko style mold

    You won’t be disappointed that mold shoots great and just flat out catches.
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    Single Tail Grub mold!

    Good for you! A.I make nice molds
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    Starter Kits

    If your looking for the “senko” mold look at do-it. I’m sure you can get it in a kit. With that said a kit usually cost more. Welcome to the fold ! It gets expensive quick.:-)
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    Basstackle mold Help

    Can’t blame him for making a living.
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    Basstackle mold Help

    Sorry about your bad experience with him. I have heard this many times before. It took him a while to make it sure , but he delivered. That mold is the closest I know of with out getting in trouble . I took a chance and had no problems with them .I was just trying to help . :-)
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    Basstackle mold Help

    Let me save you ALOT of pain! Dels is the closest I have found to a gyb 4 inch grub
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    Lurecraft silver minnow color

    Yes it does! It also works well with black and white. You can make a silvery gray with white or make a titanium grey kinda with black. Out of all the colors I have minnow silver is a color I won’t go without. It ranks up there with watermelon and green pumpkin in my opinion .
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    Cleaning molds

    Dawn dish soap and water , and a liberal spray of wd-40 to protect from oxidation
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    Dealing with Hard Pack

    PEX pipe:-) plumber by chance? Lol a sheet rock mixer in a cordless drill in the 5 gallon bucket is the best way I know of. I will pull 1/2 a gallon off At a time ( I use it pretty quickly . I put a couple of 1 ounce lead weights in the bottom of the gallon jug I use.
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    Basic Starting colors

    I use emerald green , blue and black the most but I use red from time to time