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Old 03-17-2008, 11:24 AM   #1
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Pre-Order Eelskin Juniors "Clogston Style"

Thanks to a brilliant innovation dreamed up by S-B's own Josh Clogston, I have been able to make what I believe will be best incarnation of Atom Junior/Eelskin swimmer that there is. His design incorporates a length of chain hanging from the tail of the plug to offset the weight lost when the rear hook is removed. It also serves to add action to the skin and will allow you to use a longer section of skin because the chain won't allow the skin to wrap around itself.

I will be doing them in 3 colors:
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Eel

No eyes, one 3/0 VMC belly hook and a length of chain for the tail.



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Old 03-18-2008, 10:10 AM   #2
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I forgot to mention that there is a slot for tying the skins off behind the head of the plug.

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Old 03-18-2008, 05:09 PM   #3
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Old 03-18-2008, 07:49 PM   #4
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I'm in for a couple. How do I pre-order?
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Old 03-19-2008, 01:50 AM   #5
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You know I want some,,,,
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Old 03-19-2008, 10:53 AM   #6
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I don;t have pix, I only have my prototypes and they're not pretty . They look just like an Atom Jr, but with a groove cut just behind the lip for securing the skin and about 3 inches of brass chain hanging off the tail. I'll rush through one tonight and post a pic tomorrow.

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Old 03-19-2008, 01:44 PM   #7
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Dave,
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Old 03-19-2008, 02:35 PM   #8
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tried to pm but the box is still full... i'd like 2 of each color if you have any left.

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Old 03-19-2008, 03:33 PM   #9
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OK, I cleaned it out a bit

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Old 03-24-2008, 10:18 AM   #10
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Old 03-28-2008, 02:41 PM   #11
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I mistakenly added eyes to 10 of the eelskin plugs. Would anyone prefer to have eyes on theirs? just post here if you want eyes until the 10 are gone.

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Old 03-30-2008, 01:49 AM   #12
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Where you getting the eels?
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Hi Craig... I wasn't planning on using it here. It's gonna be for the next time I go back east.
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Old 03-31-2008, 07:11 PM   #14
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EYES

I'll take a couple if someone objects to the eyes.

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Old 04-01-2008, 12:36 AM   #15
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Dang, good come back there . Now I am just getting jealous.


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Old 04-01-2008, 04:32 PM   #16
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would be interested as well if any left
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Old 04-03-2008, 11:46 AM   #17
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It has been brought to my attention that the addition of the chain is something that other builders have been doing for a while now, it was an addtion that I had never seen. I just wanted to make that clear for the innovators who came up with the idea. I don't want to claim the creation as my own.

The plugs are coming along fine

and yes NIB I got your request

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Old 04-27-2008, 07:09 AM   #18
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Rec'd mine yesterday. Look awesome. Thanks!
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Will there be any more available?
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Will there be any more available?
I'm still finishing up some orders. I will be posting a large run of assorted plugs in about 10 days. It will include, Hammerheads, Sleepwalker Spooks, Slowpoke Pencils, Large Dannys and a few other assorted items--including some surplus Atom Jrs and Skin Jrs.

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