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Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 02-18-2011, 07:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,347
Posted By Jigman
Sounds like we found out similar things. Cool...

Sounds like we found out similar things. Cool baits for sure :uhuh:

Jigman
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 02-16-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,347
Posted By Jigman
Messed around with swimbaits a couple years back....

Messed around with swimbaits a couple years back. Have done real well on smallies with them. A few stripers too. The weighting and the hinges seem to be the most important part. More weight in the...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 01-20-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,691
Posted By Jigman
Not sure what is cooler, the build or the jigs...

Not sure what is cooler, the build or the jigs you made to do the build. All good stuff. Thanks for sharing!

Jigman
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 12-24-2010, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 602
Posted By Jigman
I do them on the edge of my bendsander. I have a...

I do them on the edge of my bendsander. I have a piece of stainless that I bent like a z-lip that slides in the lip slot. This is inserted with the flat side up. Feed the plug into the beltsander and...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 12-07-2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 16,603
Posted By Jigman
Determine how much weight it takes to sink the...

Determine how much weight it takes to sink the blank you have. Split into two equal sections. One will go close to the front of the plug, one close to the tail. You have to test float to determine...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 11-30-2010, 12:34 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 16,603
Posted By Jigman
If you mean gliders as in musky type gliders,...

If you mean gliders as in musky type gliders, they'll cast fine. Should have a decent amount of lead in them. One slug towards the front, the other towards the tail.

Jigman
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 11-30-2010, 12:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 820
Posted By Jigman
I gave up using the scratch coat years ago. Just...

I gave up using the scratch coat years ago. Just another step and really saw no advantage of it. I epoxy in the eyes after paint and before epoxy, bare handed. I wouldn't do it after eating a burger...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 09-15-2010, 10:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 589
Posted By Jigman
You were normal at some point :confused: Must...

You were normal at some point :confused: Must have been before I met you :uhuh: See you in Rhody :soon::buds:

Jigman
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 08-13-2010, 09:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 837
Posted By Jigman
The main things that I found with Systems Three...

The main things that I found with Systems Three clear coat was that you had to have the right mix of the two parts, you had to mix it up well, and it prefers temps around 70 with low humidity. It...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 07-23-2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,027
Posted By Jigman
Not in a long while. Showed up from time to time...

Not in a long while. Showed up from time to time on the other site, but don't think he has been on there since Nov or Dec of last year.

Jigman
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 07-21-2010, 11:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,027
Posted By Jigman
Early guzz plugs were all rattle can. He later...

Early guzz plugs were all rattle can. He later picked up an airbrush. Looks like a few that you have were airbrush ones. Most were done on a beltsander, though he did some on a lathe more recently. I...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 03-11-2010, 12:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,999
Posted By Jigman
Cool lipless swimmers! Jigman

Cool lipless swimmers!

Jigman
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 03-05-2010, 09:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,999
Posted By Jigman
Been working on a variety of plugs. Half day at...

Been working on a variety of plugs. Half day at work today so I sealed a batch of stuff. Some freshwater plugs like 3/8 and 1/2 oz atoms, two sizes of jitterbugs, and 3/4 oz pikies. Striper stuff...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 02-24-2010, 12:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,845
Posted By Jigman
You can also mix several different colors of...

You can also mix several different colors of glitter this way too ;)

Jigman
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 02-23-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,364
Posted By Jigman
Well, there was beer until that Charleston guy...

Well, there was beer until that Charleston guy ho'd it all :smash: Remind me to introduce some termites to his walker next time I see him :tooth:

Jigman
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 02-23-2010, 12:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,364
Posted By Jigman
My set up is similar to what ChefJeff posted,...

My set up is similar to what ChefJeff posted, except I use hose clamps instead.



I would expect nothing less :grins: Mine were 50 cents for both. With the money I saved over stainless, I got...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 02-23-2010, 12:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,845
Posted By Jigman
If you are looking for real fine stuff, createx...

If you are looking for real fine stuff, createx makes some that can be added to their clear paint and airbrushed, or you can apply it as usual to paint or epoxy. Jannsnetcraft and others also sell...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 02-22-2010, 12:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,364
Posted By Jigman
I have one mounted on a Jet mini lathe. I leave...

I have one mounted on a Jet mini lathe. I leave the vega attachment on the Jet and just pull the dup off the mounts (two bolts) when I want to turn by hand. Once you have the vega set up, tested, and...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 02-19-2010, 12:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,372
Posted By Jigman
I started out with that dup. For templates I used...

I started out with that dup. For templates I used a piece of 1/4 or 1/2 inch thick pine. Basically the profile of the plug. These were taped to the dup with double sided tape. Worked fine for small...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 02-14-2010, 11:13 AM
Replies: 750
Views: 25,942
Posted By Jigman
Systems 3 clear coat is the one I've used. ...

Systems 3 clear coat is the one I've used.

Jigman
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 02-14-2010, 11:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 580
Posted By Jigman
Based on what I see at other freshwater lakes...

Based on what I see at other freshwater lakes with stripers, they are targeting the Gizzard Shad. They might hit other stuff if it comes their way, but probably 99% or more of their diet is Gizzards....
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 02-14-2010, 10:58 AM
Replies: 750
Views: 25,942
Posted By Jigman
Just finished wiring up and adding hooks to a...

Just finished wiring up and adding hooks to a batch for a swap on the other site. CCBC jointed striper pikie clones with a modified version of a Gary2 Smoky Joe paint scheme.

38229

One that...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 01-25-2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 25,942
Posted By Jigman
Interesting lipless. What design is that based...

Interesting lipless. What design is that based on? I have a Lex version, feels real light and no lead in it as far as I can tell. Messed with them on and off, but have yet to get something that I am...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 01-06-2010, 02:21 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 25,942
Posted By Jigman
It means the paint is not sticking to the primer....

It means the paint is not sticking to the primer.

Jigman
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 01-04-2010, 09:25 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 25,942
Posted By Jigman
I started with that dup years ago. Worked out...

I started with that dup years ago. Worked out fine for me. Only upgraded when I started doing larger runs of plugs. Like Striperknight suggested, make the templates out of wood. I drew the profile of...
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