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Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 03-13-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 602
Posted By JLH
I'll turn some bodies with larger lip slots if...

I'll turn some bodies with larger lip slots if you want to experiment. I've thought about looking into what I would need to make my own thicker lips due to the same issues but haven't gotten very...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 02-16-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 525
Posted By JLH
I currently use Bin and I have used Kilz. Never...

I currently use Bin and I have used Kilz. Never experienced any issues with either as a primer.
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 02-15-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 525
Posted By JLH
I would guess primer isnít fully dry before...

I would guess primer isnít fully dry before airbrushing. How much time between the three coats of primer and how much dry time before airbrushing?
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Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 01-03-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,108
Posted By JLH
If my schedule allows I would like to make it...

If my schedule allows I would like to make it this year. At this point the 24th should work for me.
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 12-21-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,165
Posted By JLH
Just started on some skonrads (skinny conrads). ...

Just started on some skonrads (skinny conrads). I and a few friends fished them last season with good results and since my lathe was still setup from them from spring I figured I might as well start...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 11-07-2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,239
Posted By JLH
I just use a pair of nippers or end cutting...

I just use a pair of nippers or end cutting pliers to bend the lips.
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 11-02-2017, 08:40 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,956
Posted By JLH
Wow albies on a metal lip!? Must be a good...

Wow albies on a metal lip!? Must be a good plug!!
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Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 10-19-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,956
Posted By JLH
My time on the water has been pretty limited this...

My time on the water has been pretty limited this year but I did manage to fool a nice bass with a skonrad earlier this month. Not a great pic, I realized after releasing the fish that the camera...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 06-13-2017, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,950
Posted By JLH
I use opaque colors over primer to set the base...

I use opaque colors over primer to set the base color and then I usually add clear coat and fish them… The transparent paints that I’ve tried are very thin right out of the bottle and go on light...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 06-01-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,956
Posted By JLH
Nice fish guys! Posted from my iPhone/Mobile...

Nice fish guys!
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Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 05-26-2017, 10:05 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,956
Posted By JLH
First fish on a new plug that I've been working...

First fish on a new plug that I've been working on. I'm calling it a Skonrad (longer and skinnier version of a Conrad).
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 05-22-2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,710
Posted By JLH
Createx opaque sky blue is a good choice for a...

Createx opaque sky blue is a good choice for a traditional eelskin colored plug.

I’ve used skins over most colors imaginable and I don’t really think it matters much to the fish. You can get...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 04-10-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 43,276
Posted By JLH
The slot is right on center. Good thought...

The slot is right on center.

Good thought that thinning it might have resulted in more action, thanks! I usually make a half a dozen or more different variations of a plug when I try something...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 04-10-2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 43,276
Posted By JLH
Itís been a little slow going this winter for me...

Itís been a little slow going this winter for me building wise but Iím about done with the needles and Mussos I wanted to get finished so I decided to try something new based on a Conrad. I went a...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 04-06-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,911
Posted By JLH
Not sure this helps but I haven't had a lot of...

Not sure this helps but I haven't had a lot of luck trying to seal maple (assuming that is what they are) with the helmsman mix. I've switched over to epoxy sealing for maple plugs and it seems to...
Forum: Beer & Beverage 03-28-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,934
Posted By JLH
Those are both great new beers, I've been...

Those are both great new beers, I've been grabbing them when I can for the last month or so. Another one that is new that I'm really enjoying is Two Juicy from Two Roads. Headway from Counterweight...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 02-20-2017, 09:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,761
Posted By JLH
You are learning quick Kevin! Posted from my...

You are learning quick Kevin!
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Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 02-13-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 43,276
Posted By JLH
I spent the last few sessions working on some...

I spent the last few sessions working on some glide baits for the coming season. I made a couple variations at the end of last winter and had one that fished well that I'm working on reproducing it....
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 02-13-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 43,276
Posted By JLH
This is the third building season that I've been...

This is the third building season that I've been using it. Like Billy said I just use one coat which covers and protects the paint well but it doesn't provide a lot of protection against hook rash...
Forum: Beer & Beverage 02-08-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,906
Posted By JLH
I've been looking for the Lost Nation Mosaic to...

I've been looking for the Lost Nation Mosaic to give it a try but no luck yet.

I also just have some No Filter from Thomas Hooker and I thought it was very good if you like fruity IPAs.
Forum: Beer & Beverage 01-26-2017, 01:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,906
Posted By JLH
I recently had Consolation Prize by Lord Hobo and...

I recently had Consolation Prize by Lord Hobo and really enjoyed it. Since then it's been pretty tough to find at least in my area.

It's not my style of beer but I received some Sweet Baby...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 01-24-2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 43,276
Posted By JLH
Hah I've painted some that are much uglier than...

Hah I've painted some that are much uglier than that one! I think it will be a fish catching color but we will have to see how they feel about it...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 01-23-2017, 03:38 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 43,276
Posted By JLH
Missed Sunday morning but finally finished up...

Missed Sunday morning but finally finished up some large needles for the upcoming season. About half are pine and around 2.8oz and the others are maple and 3.5oz. Will hopefully finish up some pine...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 01-11-2017, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,633
Posted By JLH
This is how I do it but I used a piece of a band...

This is how I do it but I used a piece of a band saw blade instead of sheet stainless. Same end result.
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 01-06-2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,986
Posted By JLH
Yeah the router table worked very well for...

Yeah the router table worked very well for rounding the edges. I want to make up some templates for it to do the final shaping after doing the rough cuts on the bandsaw.
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