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Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 03-16-2018, 09:34 PM
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Weight mold

I've made wooden molds for tail and body weights for as long as I've made lures. The problem with wood is that they are only good for a few pours before they distort from being dried out by the heat...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 03-16-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 599
I never bought a lip. I made my own. Not being a...

I never bought a lip. I made my own. Not being a machinist like Paul I had to figure out how to cut and bend accurately. What i did for a layout was create a computer file that had the outline, bends...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 01-18-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 843
They're not 15 minutes from my house.

They're not 15 minutes from my house.
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 12-29-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,162
3oz cedar darter

I've acquired a few darters over the years but never built any. I had been looking at some LIFISHINVTs darters for years. I have one that I got in a trade back in 2003 and have a few Tatoos which I...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 12-29-2017, 05:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 843
AYC on the South Shore

I have found a local source for AYC on the South Shore. I just ordered 10 4' AYC 2x2 (1.5x1.5 finished size) balusters from Cape Cod Lumber in Abington. The total was $54. They source them from...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 12-17-2017, 01:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,115
I'd be interested. I was all set for last years,...

I'd be interested. I was all set for last years, had stuff to show and trade but a family medical emergency put interfered. Would love to do another.
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 12-17-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,250
Thanks Bruce. I have been debating doing that for...

Thanks Bruce. I have been debating doing that for a while anyway. I've had enough practice doing wood ones so drilling should be pretty straight forward. On the one that sold on SOL there was a...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 12-16-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,250
I had been putting my tail weights in after...

I had been putting my tail weights in after sealing. I make my own and unfortunately, even drilling over size they all don't fit. I am using wood molds which after a couple of pours are not teribally...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 12-16-2017, 11:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,250
Hi Paul, I still have to get together with...

Hi Paul,

I still have to get together with you and get a couple of carbide bits, if you still have them.

I havent made much in hardwood to date, mostly needles. My issues have been that...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 12-15-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,250
What do production plug makers use for...

What do production plug makers use for birch/maple if they don't use epoxy? Also which system 3 epoxies is anyone using for sealing or top coating?

It would seem that you would have to through...
Forum: Classifieds 08-22-2017, 09:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,304
I have a 10.5 2-8 oz rated TFO GIS SCS 1065-2 ...

I have a 10.5 2-8 oz rated TFO GIS SCS 1065-2 that I could part with as I have 2 of these rods. The rod is 4 years old, gray blank with the split rear grip, will handle a wide range of lures....
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 03-08-2017, 07:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,730
I built a few 7.5" habs style needles, I measured...

I built a few 7.5" habs style needles, I measured a bunch of his needles down at the Narraganset get together in Feb. The tail weight I used is 1/2 oz with 1/4oz+ weight ahead of the hook. It...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 01-16-2017, 08:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,008
I found a bunch of images from the 2005 slugfest,...

I found a bunch of images from the 2005 slugfest, some my own and a bunch from other folks. Attached is a nice one of John Merwin (I still have one of his tiger maple needles), Habs and Manzi (I...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 01-16-2017, 08:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,008
I'll be there. I'll bring the pics on a flash...

I'll be there. I'll bring the pics on a flash drive from the (I believe) second slugfest at your shop. I have some lures from this year as well as a few from 35+ years ago.
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 01-02-2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 787
Wadd needle weighting

I just turned a batch of 6 8.5" Wadd Needles and am trying to figure out weighting. I'm thinking of starting weighting them around 2.5 oz. Anyone have weights on the fatter Wadds from Beachmaster or...
Forum: Rod Building 02-06-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,354
I'm surprised anyone is having issues with devcon...

I'm surprised anyone is having issues with devcon 5 minute for mounting reel seats. I've built 100+ rods over the years and have never had or heard of one of those reel seats not holding.
Forum: Classifieds 01-10-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,224
I have an AMTAC SW 1209 (1 piece) which is very...

I have an AMTAC SW 1209 (1 piece) which is very similar to the Batson SW 1209. It is an American built blank built by All Star I believe. It is built conventional with Fuji trigger reel seat and fuji...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 01-08-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,683
I have a duplicator with the sled made of maple....

I have a duplicator with the sled made of maple. In order to get a screw and thread in the maple to make the follower adjustable you can add threaded inserts or you can just thread the wood. On mine...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 12-05-2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,404
Because am still suffering from withdrawal, and...

Because am still suffering from withdrawal, and because I had a request from a Ditch Troll I turned some bottle poppers tonight to be weighted to 3 oz for the canal. The flourescent orange is a 2.3...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 10-14-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,786
Duplicators can be as simple or as complex as you...

Duplicators can be as simple or as complex as you make them. Mine is super simple, very much like Professor Ms except that the materials for everything except the cutter can be found in your shop...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 10-14-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 920
PSI Super drives

PSI is having a closeout sale on their #1 mt superdrives. I have an old Sears lathe and it uses 1 mt both head and tail stock so I ordered both. All they have is 1/2 inch diameter. I always wanted...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 05-19-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,020
Michaels in hanover had lots the last time I was...

Michaels in hanover had lots the last time I was there which was only a month ago. Its on the left hand side of the main isle going to the back of the store on the right side of the store.
Forum: Classifieds 05-05-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,418
I would like $30 in darters, split between 2 and...

I would like $30 in darters, split between 2 and 3 oz. PM me if you have them and I can email payment.

Thanks
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 03-19-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,073
Do a search for fishing bum wannabe duplicator...

Do a search for fishing bum wannabe duplicator and you should find some really helpful info. The "other site" is a treasure trove of home made duplicator information. If you do decide to build it get...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 03-17-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 818
Hi Slip. I plan to hit the Canal some this...

Hi Slip. I plan to hit the Canal some this spring. I would love to get together. I'm planning to rig my bike out so I can cruise the canal. If I don't catch fish I will still get exercise.
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