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Blister on new bait
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Posted 28 July 2004 - 05:25 PM
Had a blister form on one of my new baits today.
First time this has happened. The bait was in a plastic
box in my truck in the sun, A blister about as big around
as a pencil eraser formed on the forward side. No other
baits were effected. Just don't understand it??
Posted 28 July 2004 - 05:45 PM
I would guess that somehow moisture has gotten in the wood, and the heat just made it surface...maybe the moisture was already in the wood, maybe it has a leak in the finish, etc. That is just my guess, which isn't much.
Posted 30 July 2004 - 09:18 PM
More than likely your white undercoat did not stick to the wood on that part of the bait. I had the same thing happen when I used sanding sealer for the wood and my latex white undercoat. I wouldn't rule out the moisture thing either. But my guess is that your undercoat didn't stick.
Posted 31 July 2004 - 10:09 AM
i think skeeter is right. undercoat didnt stick = trapt air + hotsun = expanding trapt air = blister. samething happend to me:(
Posted 31 July 2004 - 02:42 PM
The undercoat was not sprayed on the wood. It's a balsa bait
and is sealed with Devcon, then sanded and sprayed with
Posted 02 August 2004 - 07:39 AM
Then my thought is that the white undercoat that you used did not stick to the Devcon sealer coat. I only use lacquer paint as an undercoat when shooting straight onto Devcon.
Posted 02 August 2004 - 09:50 AM
Have not had this problem before or since.
Had other new baits in box with this bait sitting
in sun. The funny thing is, that's it's perfectly
round. Give Devcon credit, it didnot bust.
The bait is very useable, just not saleable.
Posted 03 August 2004 - 01:30 AM
I had three baits made the same way and only one did the same thing. The others are still being used after more than a year. Maybe it was something with that one piece of wood. :
Posted 03 August 2004 - 09:53 PM
Just Curious, but I seal my lures with devcon, then spray acrylic white krylon over it, and sometimes the topcoat and the white chips away...what type of white primer or paint do ya'll use over the devcon?
Posted 03 August 2004 - 10:39 PM
I use Kilz and Krylon white primer, solvent based, over
Posted 04 August 2004 - 03:30 PM
Maybe it was just a freak thing and you will never know. Not being around long enough to know, I will take a wild guess. Moisture in the Airbrush or compressor or maybe even a little solvent from when you cleaned your brush. Just a thought since you said it was perfectly round.