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Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 04-09-2017, 06:39 AM
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Posted By Diggin Jiggin
My last plugs of the year are on the spinner...

My last plugs of the year are on the spinner (smaller bottles). I'm very glad to be at the finish line, time to clean up the shop and start the yard work...

I finished epoxying these ones...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 04-02-2017, 10:20 AM
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Views: 33,041
Posted By Diggin Jiggin
This week I epoxied the last of the needles. ...

This week I epoxied the last of the needles. There were 4 black/4 yellows (2 each in pine and maple), just playing with weighting on these but had some ugly epoxy issues. Ended up sanding the other...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 03-26-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 33,041
Posted By Diggin Jiggin
Paul they have a weight under the chin (like mr...

Paul they have a weight under the chin (like mr pogie did) and then I tail weighted them on the thru wire. No belly weight.
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 03-26-2017, 12:45 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 33,041
Posted By Diggin Jiggin
Nice work guys :) Just looking at the pile of...

Nice work guys :) Just looking at the pile of blanks Chris posted makes me cringe a little. Thats a lot of wood.

I've been working on bottle plugs all week. Boy is there a lot to learn with...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 03-19-2017, 11:34 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 33,041
Posted By Diggin Jiggin
I finished the broken back stuff I wanted to try...

I finished the broken back stuff I wanted to try in the canal. we'll see if it works, wanted to fish them in daylight. (I had made similar ones 4-5 years ago but they swam 'too fast'. But too fast...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 03-12-2017, 09:30 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 33,041
Posted By Diggin Jiggin
I wrapped up all the stuff I was refinishing and...

I wrapped up all the stuff I was refinishing and very glad to have that all done and out of the way.

This week I've been messing around with small batches of a few different plugs. I made some...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 03-05-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 33,041
Posted By Diggin Jiggin
I also finished up with some other proto type...

I also finished up with some other proto type stuff. I have been fishing some slope headed stuff for the past 4 or 5 years and done ok with it. So I kind of took that basic shape and tried a darter...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 03-05-2017, 12:17 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 33,041
Posted By Diggin Jiggin
I'm getting towards the end of a wiring/epoxy...

I'm getting towards the end of a wiring/epoxy marathon (my least favorite parts). It will be nice to get to the end. I still have a few things I want to try but wanted to get all the in process...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 03-04-2017, 05:25 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 33,041
Posted By Diggin Jiggin
Those look great, I really like the colors. I...

Those look great, I really like the colors. I need to start fishing metal lips more, I usually carry 1 or 2 but they are really not part of my 'goto' list of plugs.
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 02-26-2017, 04:15 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 33,041
Posted By Diggin Jiggin
paint, wire, epoxy, cuss, repeat... :) ...

paint, wire, epoxy, cuss, repeat... :)

Starting to think air brushing is mostly a waste of time for what I really fish. I think I might be better off just spray bombing base coats of white,yellow...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 02-20-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 33,041
Posted By Diggin Jiggin
It sure wasnt last year. Most of those had been...

It sure wasnt last year. Most of those had been hanging in the rack for quite a while. I usually beat up 1 or 2 of each color each year so doesnt take long to add up. I really havent done the...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 02-19-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 33,041
Posted By Diggin Jiggin
I've had a good couple weeks. I made it to...

I've had a good couple weeks. I made it to downes and reader and picked up some more soft maple and white pine and have been messing with that. I've sest swum and tweaked some darter/slope headed...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 02-05-2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 33,041
Posted By Diggin Jiggin
I also learned the hard way that the jig I use on...

I also learned the hard way that the jig I use on my drill press for thru drilling the starter holes from each end was out of alignment. I did turn a batch of needles but ended up misdrilling almost...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 02-05-2017, 11:59 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 33,041
Posted By Diggin Jiggin
Im still working on refinishing a big batch of...

Im still working on refinishing a big batch of plugs to get them back in the rotation. I've got those sealed & primed. While they were stripped I tweaked weighting on some of the needles. Will...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 01-15-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 33,041
Posted By Diggin Jiggin
Very cool looking plug, I really like the lipless...

Very cool looking plug, I really like the lipless stuff. I may try and mess around with that kind of stuff again once I get going.

I haven't been turning anything yet. Finishing up some house...
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