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Posted 16 September 2005 - 10:30 AM
What kind of glue do you use on crankbait lips? I just got some gorilla glue
it realy foams up and needs to be sanded but it is 100% waterproof. Thank you chris
Posted 16 September 2005 - 10:58 AM
Here's how to do it.
Drill a 3/32" hole in each corner of the lip.
Sand the part of the lip that goes in the bait. Top and bottom,
sides and back. Remove all the shine.
Use either Devcon 5 min or 30 min epoxy to glue the lip in.
Besure the holes in the lip are full of epoxy.
Why, the holes. The epoxy will form a post through the hole
in each corner and will really hold tight. I have never had a lip
pull out or get loose using this method.
And of course, Skeeter taught me how.
Posted 17 September 2005 - 08:00 PM
try a glue called. seal all. it will bite on scuffed lexan. its waterproof , oil, gas proof
Posted 18 September 2005 - 12:47 AM
The 5 minute epoxy has been the best for me, sets up quick so you don't have to worry about a lip getting crooked when you put it down, and it holds GREAT, I've caught catfish up to 35 lbs. on crankbaits with lips glued in with 5 minute epoxy.
Posted 19 September 2005 - 07:48 AM
I am not a knowledgable cat fisherman but caught and released two last night with small crankbaits. First was around 5 lbs., the second almost 10. I was very surprised to see the first cat hit a crankbait. The very next cast I hooked the second.
Both fish were caught on a small 2 inch, suspending blue gill pattern. Bait has screw in eyelets using gorilla glue. I use light tackle, 5.5 foot rod and 8 lb. line. Bait still looks like the day it was launched. My question would be this, how will it look after 10, 30, or 50 fish? Will something give? I use Epoxy on my musky baits but use gorilla glue with many smaller bass baits.
Posted 22 September 2005 - 03:59 PM
Thanks for all your replys. Drilled holes in the lips used 5 min. epoxy and went to the boat to try my lures. Motor would not start so I was casting from the dock when on about the 10th cast I caught and released a 40 inch musky! Thanks agin for your replys chris