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kb and belly weights

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kb here talking about the baits ,belly not mine i made this bait last year and it done real well for me but not in this color the weight is correct, the bill is correct it has a tight wiggle just what i wanted the problem it is to large for the smallmout bass in my lake so i have made a couple more patterns smaller in size is there any way of knowing the correct weight or do i go with the trial and error. way here is the bait cut in half wanted to see what it looked like kb

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KB,

If it works well now, don't fool with it. I've had 2lb smallies hit a BBZ1 floater, which is about 10" long.

P.S. Send me those dang "oversized" baits if you don't want them. :o)

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KB, the closest I can get is by float testing the new design and adjusting it's ballast so that it sits in the water to the same relative depth as the original. I finish one bait complete except for the ballast, hang hooks on it, then hang solder or lead wire on the belly treble until I get what I want. Weigh it on a digital scale. That makes it repeatable. Interesting design!

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Thanks Bob that is a very good tip, trial and error has wasted more than a few baits for me.

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Thanks Bob that is a very good tip, trial and error has wasted more than a few baits for me.

kb here: i double that thanks kb

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