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Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 02-16-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 524
Posted By striperswiper75
I am by no means an expert with this as this is...

I am by no means an expert with this as this is my first year w airbrushing. Last year I had issues with spray paint adhesion on some plugs. I traced it back to using a gloss primer instead of a...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 01-12-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,165
Posted By striperswiper75
I am getting used to using the airbrush and...

I am getting used to using the airbrush and having successes and failures. I think the air pump that came with my set is not capable of PSI over 15, so I'm struggling with clogs and poor...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 01-03-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,108
Posted By striperswiper75
Has there ever been talk about moving the event...

Has there ever been talk about moving the event to a different location? Driving from the shoreline of CT to Bourne is a decent drive to make. Just a thought.

I have attended plug fest once...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 12-22-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,165
Posted By striperswiper75
I may call them "Gamblers" or "Kennys" since I...

I may call them "Gamblers" or "Kennys" since I have been listening to that album for most of their build to date.....
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 12-21-2017, 10:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,165
Posted By striperswiper75
Some of the maple Donnys i am working on.

Some of the maple Donnys i am working on.
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 12-20-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,165
Posted By striperswiper75
I am working on some Pine and Maple Donnys. They...

I am working on some Pine and Maple Donnys. They are between 7.5 and 7.75 inches and my tail dimension is a bit wider than most Donny style swimmers I have seen. Using Lefty Mid and Lefty High slot...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 12-14-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,254
Posted By striperswiper75
Thank you to everyone who has replied so far. ...

Thank you to everyone who has replied so far. I'm going to be drilling the maple bodies this weekend and will make an attempt to Epoxy seal them. I'm going to start with 1 and see how it goes.
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 12-12-2017, 04:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,254
Posted By striperswiper75
Sealing Maple: Techniques

This is my second season building plugs and I just completed a series of Maple Donnies. I am about to move onto sealing them. After some research online and getting input from a couple other plug...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 03-24-2017, 08:42 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 43,256
Posted By striperswiper75
I finally have some completed plugs. Nothing...

I finally have some completed plugs. Nothing special in terms of paint and I am still learning; but I am really enjoying the overall process. The final weights are between 3.3oz and 3.75oz. Most...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 03-13-2017, 09:30 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 43,256
Posted By striperswiper75
I thru drilled the eye w a small bit, those are...

I thru drilled the eye w a small bit, those are stickers though. Used the holes to get the eyes lined up
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 03-13-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 43,256
Posted By striperswiper75
I have been finishing up some of the Wadd style...

I have been finishing up some of the Wadd style needles that I started a while back. I wired 6 of them and have 2 coats of E-Tex on them (drying) I also get a hold of some 1/4" stick on eyes this...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 02-20-2017, 12:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,761
Posted By striperswiper75
Messes, Mistakes and Learning

I have been slowly making my first batch of turned plugs this winter. I am taking the approach of learning as I go, with lots of guidance from a few local builders. I am also purchasing required...
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 01-12-2017, 08:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,632
Posted By striperswiper75
Thank you all for your responses. I appreciate...

Thank you all for your responses. I appreciate the help and information.
Forum: Plug Building - Got Wood? 01-11-2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,632
Posted By striperswiper75
Center Finder

Hello,
I am just getting started in plug building. I am getting all of the pieces together to turn some wood. I also have some local resources to reach out to when the time arrives. I have been...
Forum: Classifieds 12-11-2016, 10:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,406
Posted By striperswiper75
And now they are on facebook

And now they are on facebook
Forum: Rod Building 01-21-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By striperswiper75
I will bring them Saturday to let you guys look...

I will bring them Saturday to let you guys look them over
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Forum: Rod Building 01-19-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By striperswiper75
Correction on the Cosmotech blank model: ...

Correction on the Cosmotech blank model: CTB801CG-7
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Forum: Rod Building 01-19-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By striperswiper75
Blank question

I picked up 3 blanks the other day and was wondering if people here could tell me a bit about the blanks ratings.
Cosmotech CTB80KG-7
Kennedy Fisher X8308
Third blank I was told is a Kennedy. ...
Forum: Classifieds 10-28-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,328
Posted By striperswiper75
6 guides and a tip. Rod is in very good...

6 guides and a tip. Rod is in very good condition. Reel seat is about 24.5 inches at center First guides foot starts at 69 inches from the butt and ends a little bit over 72 inches (guide foot to...
Forum: Classifieds 10-28-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,328
Posted By striperswiper75
I can check on the reel seat distance when I get...

I can check on the reel seat distance when I get home later, prob after 10pm though. I have only used the rod a few times myself. It is in very good condition and never fished around rocks. The...
Forum: Classifieds 10-28-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,328
Posted By striperswiper75
I have an S1 Stealth 2 piece rated 1-4oz that I...

I have an S1 Stealth 2 piece rated 1-4oz that I would trade. What did you not like about the Shimano? What other blank would you compare it to?
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Forum: Classifieds 03-06-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,020
Posted By striperswiper75
Yes Posted from my iPhone/Mobile device

Yes
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Forum: Classifieds 02-23-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 603
Posted By striperswiper75
No worries. Posted from my iPhone/Mobile device

No worries.
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Forum: Classifieds 02-23-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 603
Posted By striperswiper75
I have a G Loomis SUR1264S I may be willing to...

I have a G Loomis SUR1264S I may be willing to part with. The factory rubber handle has been replaced with cork tape though.
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Forum: Commando Surfcasting 02-23-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 37,908
Posted By striperswiper75
Put me down for a chance as well Tom. Also a big...

Put me down for a chance as well Tom. Also a big fan of my 3 tube Commando bag. Used it tonight
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