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Has anyone compared Devcon 2 ton to Bob Smith Industries epoxies? I’ve been using the BSI 30 minute epoxy with fairly good results, but was wondering if the D2T is a better option. 

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I use d2t   get great finishes once thinned to water and heated   no bubbles ..hard as a rock   bang baits off just about everything you can think of on the water...lost one to a cracked bill   many baits    also great on muskie baits

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What do you mean by “thinned to water”? I thin the epoxy that I have been using with denatured alcohol which makes it go on better.

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After they are cured, I think the differences among various brands and types of epoxy used as clearcoats are very minor.  Most of the differences concern how the epoxies are applied and cured, not their mechanical characteristics (strength, clarity, resilience, hardness, and waterproofness) after they are cured. 

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I have fished some baits with BS epoxy. The held up and looked just fine. IMO both brans work just fine.

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So for me I've only had success with the BSI. I tried envirotex and also some other epoxy which was promoted on this site (cant remember the name), and have had nothing but problems with rippling, running and other issues, I use a turner. I've been chomping at the chance to get out and test these lures to check the action of the bait in the water. The finish of the BSI is great it just doesn't last very long when applying even for a 30 min. epoxy. I've added glitter to the epoxy also which turns out great, so I intend on sticking with BSI unless the lures action just completely goes away and then it'll be back to the drawing board

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Those baits look great!  I think that BSI is far more durable than the finish on retail baits.  All the baits that I've done seem to run fine with BSI epoxy.  I had some DT-6s which seemed a little heavy (almost neutrally buoyant) but I think that was the blank more than the finish.  I do usually thin the epoxy with  very little denatured alcohol. It helps it to go on a little better and maybe makes it a little less bulky on the bait.  

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I have used D2T , BSI and E-tex for clearcoating jigs. I have never had any problems with any of them. D2T and BSI seem identical to me as far as application and weight. They also have a slight amber color to them. If I you want the brightest of whites, I use E-tex. It originally mixes a little runny, but if you wait 10 minutes it gets a bit thicker.

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