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Found some foil at Hobby Lobby today. 12 sheets, 6 different colors.

Each sheet is about 4" x 5". It measures .003" per sheet. I only opened it up enough to measure the sheet, I didn't check all colors. Cost was $1.99.

They are called Hot Metallic Pen foil refills. Web sit on package:

www.craftsect.com

Looks like it would work to me.

Coley

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I saw that stuff,

Wasnt sure what it was for, I mean, what the heck is a hot foil pen :huh:

The ones I saw had some wild patterns, like a swirly metallic type deal goin on.

Test that stuff out Coley & see what it can do, does it stretch at all to accomodate curves in a lure body?, that would be tops.

I'm thinking that its a "thermofoil" that uses heat to lay on the piece being coated. if someone had a small vacuumformer, that might be the ticket.

Do they have any chrome looking sheets, or holographic?

Thanks, let me know how that goes.

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OK Red I'll get some out and check it. I'll also find out what a hot

metallic pen is.

Coley

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OK Red I'll get some out and check it. I'll also find out what a hot

metallic pen is.

You da man :wink:

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The colors are: red, blue, green, gold, silver and swirl.

Don't know about the pen yet.

Also found a material called: Funky Film.

Its a sticky back material that measures .003" and is a fantastic Holographic. Their web site is:

www.grafixarts.com

They also have Funky Tape, and the funky film comes in various size

sheets.

Hope this helps.

Coley

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I belive hot foiling is kinda like how creek chub put the foil like name on there pikies and such . A fellow lure guy had one he sold .

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Has anybody tried that covering radio control airplane modelers use?

When my dad built planes,I watched him use it. and it works like a shrink wrap..Nathan

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Nathan, I believe the product your talking about is Top-Flite Monokote.

I used to use it when I built radio control models. Its good stuff, fairly easy to apply. It could loosen up if left in the hot sun. I have seen wing

covering wrinkle when left out for a while.

Coley

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I tried a few things then found a shop at a local mall that specializes in the helium party balloons and such. Wide variety of colors (solids, holos, reflectives, opaques, etc). Material is very thin so minimal weight added to bait.

btdt

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