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Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 11-10-2021, 07:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,432
Posted By pbadad
Tommy.I.flipped for many years then convinced...

Tommy.I.flipped for many years then convinced myself to build a spinner. Never go back to.flipping. I hit the epoxy with the heat gun to it in suspension and pop any bubbles. Amazing results....
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 11-10-2021, 07:46 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,944
Posted By pbadad
Nice shapes. One thing on hand turning is u can...

Nice shapes. One thing on hand turning is u can change on the fly.
Some unique weighting in them.
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Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 11-08-2021, 08:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,432
Posted By pbadad
No my lighting is in ceiling. The most...

No my lighting is in ceiling.
The most volatile material is my scratch of clear satin lacquer. 99% I'm shooting this outside. I prefer the scratch coat because I assemble the plug fully prior to...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 11-07-2021, 08:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 690
Posted By pbadad
With all the grain in various woods, that's some...

With all the grain in various woods, that's some feat using a 12" bit w/o a small starter bit. Is the bit somehow supported?
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Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 11-06-2021, 08:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 690
Posted By pbadad
Tommy they real nice. Use using a Vega? I use...

Tommy they real nice. Use using a Vega? I use Drill Doctor. Works fine. Just determine your bit angle, 118 or 135. Does split points also.
I also use long fluted bits 5/32 & 3/16". They're made...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 11-06-2021, 07:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,432
Posted By pbadad
Tommy Im currently using a Daytona exhaust fan in...

Tommy Im currently using a Daytona exhaust fan in my booth. Externally mounted out of main air stream. Not officially classified as an explosion proof fan, only the squirrel cage blades are in the...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 11-03-2021, 06:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 690
Posted By pbadad
Tommy looks nice. Mahogany is grainy but i use...

Tommy looks nice. Mahogany is grainy but i use often for needles.
I do thru drill first on lathe b/4 turning. I did do that method girst for years w/o lathe on drill press. Set a center point on...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 10-30-2021, 08:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,944
Posted By pbadad
Ash is grainy but tough. Positioning grain...

Ash is grainy but tough. Positioning grain vertical would help lip from shaving off. I have plenty broken ash bats. Old growth tighter grain would be good for plugs.
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Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 10-30-2021, 07:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,944
Posted By pbadad
Hi Joe. Glad to see ur still turning. Always had...

Hi Joe. Glad to see ur still turning. Always had a good time talking to u and others at Plugfest.
My building season is here now. Plan on doing my needles , pikes. Probably bring back 1 or 2 older...
Forum: Sports Talk - Title Town 10-05-2021, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 726
Posted By pbadad
Joe is from my hometown Hamden, Ct Posted from...

Joe is from my hometown Hamden, Ct
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Forum: Rod Building 09-26-2021, 08:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,852
Posted By pbadad
Ross 1 pc blanks seem to be difficult to find in...

Ross 1 pc blanks seem to be difficult to find in my area. I spoke with Lami and its shipping and orders. Distributors orders have limited inventory because my supplier told me when I bought a few...
Forum: Classifieds 09-19-2021, 09:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,261
Posted By pbadad
Tommy thats great read. I think we have it in the...

Tommy thats great read. I think we have it in the club library.
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Forum: Classifieds 06-26-2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,492
Posted By pbadad
Saltys are replication of them. Posted from my...

Saltys are replication of them.
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Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 05-17-2021, 05:56 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,944
Posted By pbadad
Spar varnish thinned 60/40 mineral spirits. ...

Spar varnish thinned 60/40 mineral spirits.
That plug usually is pine. Are u stripping plug down to bare wood and removing hardware?
If ur doing 1 plug u could epoxy seal it. Basically u need to...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 04-15-2021, 06:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,944
Posted By pbadad
Wow its been a month since i posted on building. ...

Wow its been a month since i posted on building. I kept busy readying bodies for next winter. Decided to turn bodies, drill , fill & seal.
Just recently I found some pine and cedar so I figure to...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 03-28-2021, 06:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,433
Posted By pbadad
If anyone needs metal lips in a pinch, let me...

If anyone needs metal lips in a pinch, let me know. I have more than I need. Glad to help.
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Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 03-27-2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,433
Posted By pbadad
2 months is too long. Posted from my...

2 months is too long.
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Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 03-26-2021, 05:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,433
Posted By pbadad
Higgie, did u ever get your NJ order? Posted...

Higgie, did u ever get your NJ order?
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Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 03-19-2021, 07:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,433
Posted By pbadad
Hi Eli. Thats good to know. Posted from my...

Hi Eli. Thats good to know.
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Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 03-18-2021, 05:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,433
Posted By pbadad
Dont blame u. Posted from my iPhone/Mobile...

Dont blame u.
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Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 03-18-2021, 07:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,433
Posted By pbadad
Higgie this a very common problem with said...

Higgie this a very common problem with said supplier. Many including myself have fallen to.seaf ears trying to contact them. Very poor customer relations. Nothing new. It may be supply and demand...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 03-15-2021, 05:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,944
Posted By pbadad
I hear you. I did 9 thin body swimmers. It took...

I hear you. I did 9 thin body swimmers. It took me 24 cc of thinned e tex to seal. I dump into small pie plate with plug head in mixing cup . Once it goes thru wirr hole i pour into hook hole drain...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 03-15-2021, 07:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,944
Posted By pbadad
I used both methods. Epoxy is time consuming when...

I used both methods. Epoxy is time consuming when doing big numbers but i do it on occassions . Like hardening soft wood swimmers or small maple runs.
Helmsman 60/40 is my go.to. i did heat them...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 03-14-2021, 04:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,944
Posted By pbadad
Higgie how r u sealing the maple? Posted from...

Higgie how r u sealing the maple?
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Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 03-14-2021, 08:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,944
Posted By pbadad
Before changing duplicator for baseball turnings...

Before changing duplicator for baseball turnings I spun some 11.5" needle bodies for next year.
A few more weeks of paint and epoxy then its off till next season.
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