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Posted 11 May 2010 - 04:35 PM
I am applying two coats of DN to my jointed baits, but I am having some issues with wrinkling after applying the second coat. Smooth as can be with the first coat but varying degrees of wrinkles after the second dip. Any thoughts/suggestions. Using two dips because the baits target a little toothier fish.
Thanks for the advise.
Posted 11 May 2010 - 04:56 PM
I don't use DN, but it sounds to me like there's still some solvent left in the first coat. I would let the first coat dry longer, and maybe use a hair dryer on it the day before I redipped.
You should be able to do some test dips with pieces of PVC to see how long you need between dips before the wrinkling stops, and to see if a hair dryer helps.
Jointed baits don't work in the salt!
And thanks for the help with the calico paint scheme. My friend loved the two baits I painted for him.
Posted 11 May 2010 - 05:02 PM
I had the same problem with DN......let it dry longer or dry it with a hair dryer. Problem solved. As far as the jointed baits in saltwater....I am using a thin strip of kevlar as a joint. Works great....won't tear or rust.
Posted 11 May 2010 - 06:14 PM
You didn't say how long you used, but I've found that it takes AT LEAST 24 hrs between dip coats to avoid problems with DN. I used to do 2 coats but found the second coat was always the one that caused problems if there was going to be any. I just use a single dip on bass baits.