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tbasse01

bait blanks

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any of you guys ever or from luremaking.com they have unglued cranks/poppers/topwater lures kit comes with all hardware and you get enough for 10 baits in each kit for $14.99 is the quality any good

some feedback on the product and service would be great

Troy

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I've never gotten the lures your talking about,but I know of others who have,and I've never heard any complaints.I've orderd from them a couple times,and had no problems..Nathan

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I have used them with moderate success. I had problems getting the baits totally sealed, some would take in water. I think it was through the bill since that was the only place with a coating of devcon.

I was using testors modeling glue and not MEK, that could make a difference. Whenever I went to a store and asked for MEK I got a blank stare. It's heck when someone who has no clue about what they are looking for asks someone who has no clue as to what they are being asked about!

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MEK is available at any decent hobby shop....in there you will find it with the model glues in a glass bottle clear liquid but not named MEK. Tenax and Ambroid proweld are MEK adhesives...While your there save yourself some trouble and buy a Floquil applicator, as using the brush supplied in the bottles will just result in a gooey mess!

Im a former model builder...I assembled all of my models using Ambroid ProWeld. Never used Tenax brand but it's basically the same stuff.

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Also want to give this warning....

WARNING!

A little bit of this stuff goes a long way!

It may take a lil pressure to get the surfaces to "bond" together but once they do it's set and can be moved and painted right away...there is no waiting or setup time...other than a few seconds.

This adhesive works by "welding" the plastic/lexan/whatever your using it on together.

It's a lil tricky to get used to in the begining, and you may mess up a little, but once you get used to it....it will all be smooth sailing.

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There are quite a few different places you can order unpainted bodies if that is what you are after...think Jann's caries them, maybe Stamina, perhaps others too.

jed

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