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Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 07-20-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 12,784
Posted By slingToad
I think he hit the teaser and missed.

I think he hit the teaser and missed.
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 05-06-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 824
Posted By slingToad
Bernzy's cleaner ...

Bernzy's cleaner
http://www.striped-bass.com/Stripertalk/showthread.php?t=27978

Other recommended cleaners...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 04-14-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,544
Posted By slingToad
I must admit after painting 4 with the air...

I must admit after painting 4 with the air brush, I did the last one all white with a rattle can. I got one really nice 1 out of 5.

Used the medium tip, then large, then went back to the medium....
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 04-13-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,544
Posted By slingToad
First time with the air brush

Built a spray booth and tried out a borrowed air brush today. Takes a lot of getting used to. Just searched the forums for some cleaner for a soak tonight.

Had some old white Createx which I...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 04-13-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 641
Posted By slingToad
Oblong punch for metal lip slot holes?

Looking to make some custom lips. Fool's folly I know...especially for me. First up lips - Conrad Peanut based on ProfM's Conrad post [1].

What is the proper tool for punching the lip oblong...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 04-06-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 834
Posted By slingToad
Just dunked a few today.

I just dunked a few in Minwax Helmsman Spar Urethane/mineral spirits today.

Thanks to all the advice on the forum.
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 03-30-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 739
Posted By slingToad
rainy day

i worked a gibbs 3 3/4. Its way beyond my skills but I think 1 out of 5 is showing some progress.
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 01-30-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,637
Posted By slingToad
Guppy, Thanks. I think my first draft may...

Guppy,

Thanks. I think my first draft may not be detailed enough for a plot. I can try one with a little more DPI. These were really jut very quick drafts...not ready for ink!
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 01-30-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,637
Posted By slingToad
JMAC_kerel, Pretty. I think we swiped the...

JMAC_kerel,

Pretty. I think we swiped the same fish pic!
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 01-29-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,637
Posted By slingToad
A few more concepts...

A few more Plugfest 2014 poster concepts. They would look good screen printed to ~15"X23".
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 01-29-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,637
Posted By slingToad
Plugfest 2014

Created a concept gig poster for Plugfest 2014. It would look nice hanging on the man cave wall...


What do you think?
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 01-29-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 678
Posted By slingToad
Thanks to ProfessorM and tlapinski

Snowed in down south today. Looks like I will have something to do if I can get the garage heater on!

Special thanks to ProfessorM and tlapinski for making this happen. You can't get any better...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 01-26-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,637
Posted By slingToad
Is this the place?

Is this the place?

Wareham Elks Lodge #1548
2855 Cranberry Highway
East Wareham, MA 02538
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 01-06-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,430
Posted By slingToad
tlapinski, A couple of days is no problem. ...

tlapinski,

A couple of days is no problem. Thanks for looking. I will PM my info.
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 01-04-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,430
Posted By slingToad
ProfessorM, Thanks for the extra legwork. I...

ProfessorM,

Thanks for the extra legwork. I will PM Vineyardblues and request some measurements from him. I saw that 7/8 on eBay for $50. Too steep for my budget. I'm not a collector, just a...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 01-04-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,430
Posted By slingToad
Request specs for a Gibbs GTS 7/8...and GTS 1 1/2

Anybody out there have the specs for GTS-7/8 and GTS-1 1/2?

I have specs for GTS-2, GTS-3, and GTS-3 3/4.

Thanks for your help.
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 01-04-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 977
Posted By slingToad
Based on the internet resources I have found...

Based on the internet resources I have found (pics, vintage lure disc boards, catalog page pics, etc) it looks like Gibbs only made the following production GTS models:


Saw these in a catalog...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 12-24-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,430
Posted By slingToad
ProfessorM, Thanks for taking the time to...

ProfessorM,

Thanks for taking the time to look up the specs for the Gibbs GTS 7/8. Enjoy the time off over Christmas.
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 12-24-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,430
Posted By slingToad
Request specs for a Gibbs GTS 7/8

Respectfully request specs for a GTS 7/8. I’d like to make a few before spring. Haven’t been able to find specs or get my hands one. I have a 2 and 3 and borrowed a 3 3/4.

Thanks for any tips...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 12-24-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 977
Posted By slingToad
How many Gibbs GTS versions are there?

How many Gibbs GTS versions are there?

I have seen the following mentioned on this site:
* GTS-7/8
* GTS-1 1/2
* GTS-2
* GTS-3
* GTS-3 3/4

Is this the complete list? Any others? I'd like...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 03-06-2011, 06:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 777
Posted By slingToad
Blond Terror, Thanks for the feedback. Haven't...

Blond Terror, Thanks for the feedback. Haven't ever seen one of these up close and just wanted to make sure. I will pick up some atom 40 lips and do a little testing. Thanks for the pointer on the...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 03-05-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 777
Posted By slingToad
Atom lip specs – which lip for Gibbs GTS 3/4 trolling lure?

Looking for specific vendor’s lip recommendation for the Gibbs GTS 3/4 lure spec’d out by capesams with picture posted by vineyardblues in this old thread…...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 12-08-2010, 08:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,076
Posted By slingToad
numbskull, Please post some quick measurements...

numbskull, Please post some quick measurements on that last orange plug (popper3.jpg). I'd like to take a hack at it.
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 12-04-2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 785
Posted By slingToad
woodcraft and amazon. try the 3M 7503 (get the...

woodcraft and amazon. try the 3M 7503 (get the right size) Half Facepiece Respirator with glasses and a nice faceshield.
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 12-03-2009, 09:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,139
Posted By slingToad
Not early, just latest

Here are a few made over the last couple of weeks. I've made less than 20 lifetime, so I guess these are the earliest and the latest.
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