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  1. Eol2014

    K Type Swimbait Laminate Problem

    I have several of those BT molds and use BT injector. I have had some of the same problems.......I shoot vertically , keep temps as equal as possible , Now this is going to sounds odd and i don't really get why..... but I have better results when I inject pushing on the belly side of the injector. I push steady and usually keep my plastic around 330ish but as Frank said lower/slower might work better . Im gonna try that also.
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    Any one care to share their AYU recipe

    Here is my version....perfect no.... but very close. I hope this helps Top 1 cup plastic, 20 drops x2 watermelon green, 6 drops of x2 watermelon brown, 10 drops of MF white pearl, 1 pinch of Halo gold Bottom : 1 cup plastic, 30 drops of MF white pearl, 2 drops of x2 watermelon green, 2 drops of X2 white, 2 pinches of Halo gold.
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    BT Senko Tip mold

    Thank you Walkind Dead
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    BT Senko Tip mold

    I have the DO-IT 5in GY Senko mold. Does any know know if BT 185TIP-KJ-12 5in Stick bait tip mold will work? Thanks
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    Yamamoto natural shad senko

    Thanks for everyone's help. Results in Pic. I think its a 95% match and Im satisfied with it. I did a 15 min water test comparing to Yamamoto Natural Shad Senko ( same hook and line ). My version had a very slightly slower sink rate so I added another tablespoon of salt for fun ( haven't tested that version yet because I'm happy with my results). What I did notice was after 15min water test the Yamamoto color faded a bit , mine did not, so even a 100% color match out of mold would be irrelevant. My version is a bit softer ( softer plastic and probably less salt/additives than yamamoto) but the action was great. As we know there are so many variables in making plastics I used a lilttle of everyone's suggestions. Below is what I did. Again thanks to everyone who helped and I hope this will help someone.... Next quest sexy shad.... 1 cup of MF soft sinking plastic 2 pinches of .15 black flake 1 pinch of . 15 gold flake 1 pinch of Halo gold flake 3 TBS of MF flake salt 2 drops of X2 black 2 drops of X2 white 4 drops of MF silver
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    Wow.....That is so nice Id be afraid to fish with it
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    Yamamoto natural shad senko

    Gonna make some in next day or so.....i really appreciate everyone's help...im gonna use MF soft sinking plastic for first time so im anticipating tweaking to the great suggestions.....ill have a solid start
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    Yamamoto natural shad senko

    Thanks alsworms.....I have several MF silvers that look close to that......
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    Yamamoto natural shad senko

    Does anyone have a recipe for this color? It looks so simple......semi transparent gray/silver with gold flake but as I'm learning nothing is usually straight forward with making baits albeit Im a newbie. Thank you.
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    Air pocket in tubes

    Hi Mark....yeah ive tried different pressures while injecting..... i actually called do-it and explained what was happening. They are sending new mold today...cant ask for more than that... Thanks for all who responded trying to help
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    Air pocket in tubes

    Yes bubble is always where body meets the skirt. What is venting and how do you prevent it?
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    Homemade musky lure

    Wow.....that looks awesome
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    Air pocket in tubes

    And just to add more head scratching while the bubble is the same location of the tube, its doesnt occur in the same place in the mold.....idk maybe just a bad nite in the shop.
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    Air pocket in tubes

    Mark....not sure what mean about venting. The mold is free of any debris
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    Air pocket in tubes

    Need help..This is going to sound stupid but I cant figure it out. i am getting a small air pocket where the splines join the body on tubes. I am as careful as possible about air in plastic, Ive shot at different temps 360F -325F., shot a different speeds. Im using DO-IT mold and regular plastisol. To make this odd is in the past with different colors this hasn't occured.... Any Idea's. Thanks