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I spend most of my time making hard baits and multi-color soft plastic pours. I am in the process of making two new soft plastic swimbaits that I want to paint after the pours. The only soft plastic paints I can find are the ones from Spike-it. Impressions on that paint, if you use it, or other recommendations would be appreciated.

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DaveB.

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Looks like I’ll go with the paints from spike-it.  Hopefully I’ll have my new molds made in the next two weeks. Looking forward to trying something new. 

Thanks for the help.

DaveB.

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Get a great mask filter and ensure good ventilation. 

3m 60926 is the best but it is pricey. 

I also use a fresh air supply system at times. 

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Speaking of colors. If you have colorant for soft plastic worm making you can use the clear paint  and colorant and make your own colors on the fly. I do this ALOT.

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1 hour ago, wallyc14 said:

Speaking of colors. If you have colorant for soft plastic worm making you can use the clear paint  and colorant and make your own colors on the fly. I do this ALOT.

Do you use a base color for your plastic baits, and then paint them, or pour them clear?

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This is a pre-made bai that  started out as white .  The pictures don’t do it any justice but it has a copper pearl to it but it was done with plastic coloant and  clear for lureworks

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Here are a few examples of a pattern we did with the paint,your only limited by your imagination,we painted 90% of our baits using the spike it paint,You cant get the options and the patterns any other way on soft plastics

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Yes there are other ways,probably cant count them there are so many,we did it with the paint and had unlimited color and pattern choices,our lures won many awards here on the site and made there way into many fishing mags and publications so we know the paint works

 

 

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left some info out

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Id love to see what the new hd coloring process is that company is using,Interesting,all the do is flat sided swimbaits,almost looks like a photo type application

 

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From your previous reply. That you edited, I assume you already know. Lol

 

Bogbaits said:

"Your not telling me anything g I don't know,I will state again after painted our baits for over 10 years with the paint you can't get the colors and patterns that we did any other way period,not sure why you felt you had to comment"

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I am and always was aware that others were doing baits other ways,just never knew what all the other ways were,we only did the paint and it worked for us,please share with everyone on here all the knowledge you have on painting and coloring baits,I for one would love to know

 

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The technology is not mine to share, buy a bag from them, you might figure it out.

 

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Ill have to try that for sure,was hoping you would share some of your vast knowledge on painting baits and other options for coloring baits with the forum

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