heddon 'wee tad'
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Posted 01 November 2008 - 04:39 PM
How know "How it's made"?
And how is it working?
If you have it, can you take hi-quality foto?
Posted 01 November 2008 - 07:10 PM
These type of lures are very old designs , in fact probably the first floating-at-rest but diving-on-retrieve baits in history .
They are simply turned down on a lathe with their body somewhat "elongated egg" shaped and transisting into a "funnel"-like mouthpiece .
The top portion of this "funnel" is after cut away plane at a certain angle , screweyes installed.......and the blank is done !
Such lures cast very well , since their center of gravity is located in their rear part , but you cannot compare their diving performance and wobble frequency to "modern" lipped crankbaits , they don't usually dive as deep and their wiggle is most likely somewhat more smooth .
But still I like them.........!
PS : Check http://www.thehardbaitdatabase.com , there click on "collector's links" , you might find some of sucha lure models there , the probably most well known is called "Rush Tango Minnow"
Greetz , diemai
Edited by diemai, 01 November 2008 - 07:16 PM.