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Where to find Glass Eyes?

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Hi everyone,

i was wondering if someone could help me find out where i can buy glass eyes, such as the ones use in older fishing lures. If anyone can help me out it would be helpful.

Thanks

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This question came up before, Search for 3d eyes. or glass eyes. Their is a few diffrent answers in that post.

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You can make a decent replica of the old-style CCBCo. eyes like this:

Make an eye socket by drilling a shallow hole.

Drill a tiny hole in the bottom of the eye socket.

Paint the heads on some plastic head straightpins.

Push a cutoff straightpin into the tiny hole.

Fill the eye socket with 5 minute epoxy glue.

Rotate the lure for a few minutes until the glue sets up.

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