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    Packing

    https://store.usps.com/store/product/shipping-supplies/dual-use-priority-mailpriority-mail-express-small-tube-1098s-P_O_1098S
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    UV Lights

    Not sure this belongs here but all of you who use UV lights to cure your finishes....that's also a great way to sterilize your cell phone, etc.
  3. I'm doing 20 min @ 300* . But you are right, I have no idea how accurate that dial is. What is ideal? I will be checking as soon as I can squirrel away my wife's thermometer. Thanks
  4. Thanks! Question....I dropped one on 1/2 jigs, fresh out of the oven, on a concrete floor and the finish chipped. Is this normal or do I need to add a clear coat or....? Thanks Again.
  5. I'm pretty new to this and you guys probably have this already figured out. On my latest batch, I added a small piece of shrink tubing to the eye. I removed it at the same time I pulled the teflon base pin.... while the paint and the tubing was still soft and......voila, clean as a whistle.
  6. Thank You. I ordered a few colors and some clear last week. Should be here soon. I'll let you know how it works.
  7. According to the website...."Non-fluorescent soft plastic colors can be added to Clear to make your own custom colors". I just don't know what they mean by soft plastic colors. I have been using their dotting paints for years to add accents, dots to soft plastics but the colors offered are limited. I would like to custom make some colors that more suit my needs. Thanks
  8. What type/brand colorant can I add to their clear? I get no help from emailing them. I don't make my own soft plastics so I know nothing of what to use. Thanks
  9. https://www.amazon.com/PowerBait-Trout-Attractant-fl-oz/dp/B003H9KVFA/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=powerbait+scent&link_code=qs&qid=1577726216&sourceid=Mozilla-search&sr=8-3 But to me, it's not the same .
  10. I usually don't buy electrics at Harbor Freight but the Bench Sander Combo I got there has worked very well for over a year now....and you can't beat the price with the 20% off coupon. Good Luck
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    Eyes

    Although I believe in the "match the hatch" theory, I also think it's not a bad thing to look different from every other fish in the school. Case in point....I don't throw an umbrella rig very often, but when I do I always make sure that one of the baits stands out, i.e., different color, size, or tail action. Quite often that's the one that gets bit.
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    Eyes

    How do you guys choose which color/style eyes to add to your crankbaits? I like to use some kind of red most times as I think it sends a "wounded" bait message.
  13. Now that I have your attention....does anyone know where I can find blanks in a true bass profile? I see lots of trout and bream bodies but no bass. I can find them pre-painted so I know someone makes them. Any ideas? Thanks
  14. I too am a huge Alumi UV fan. I bought two of those fingernail lights you refer to and taped them back to back that gives me space for 6 to 8 baits depending on size....perfect for my small needs. BTW, for those times that you don't want a really glossy coat, I have found that by adding this product, you can easily adjust the level of gloss. http://www.klasskote.com/product/KKF011014-681652820
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