Sign in to follow this  
TRIPLE C CUSTOM LURES

copper color paint and scales

13 posts in this topic

Coley    8

You can buy copper colored paint at Walmart, look in craft dept.

Then go to the sewing dept and buy the Tule or netting.

I think it 57" wide and sold by the yard for around $2.57 and

comes in a couple mesh sizes.

Coley

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
cullin8s    0

Can't get createx paints at walmart but they make a mettalic copper color. If you have to mix i would try some orange in gold that should get you pretty close to copper.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Mylures    2

:D I got metalic copper at Walmart. They had several metalic colors, Red, Blue, Copper, Gold, Silver, Black, Green, and Purple. These paints are in the crafts section. Ken Schmitz

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Art Brush    0

For smaller scale netting you can also get a dip net from the pet area in walmart for $1.00. Looks sharp on smaller crankbaits ;)

Walmart also sold a brand of acrylic paint called "Liquitex" if you can find it anywhere it's great for metallics.

Tight lines,

Shawn

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

hi there,

i found a good copper colour at my work the other day, its a copper weld through primer in a spray can for the automotive industry, tested it on a few surfaces and it realy looks good, probably does contain copper as well, who knows??, looks good though and i'm gonna try it shortly

tightlines john

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
SpoRoller    0

Yes, you can look all over Wal-Mart and find stuff to use for scales. The stuff I use is some sort onf netting but I forget the exact name of it. Thing I like about it is the softness and how it stretches. Makes it easy to put over the bait and the softness doesn't scratch the bait.

As for the copper color, I love the automotive paint by Createx. It is a truer cooper than the standard Createx. Two good coats and it looks just like a new penny!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

Sign in to follow this