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Online Fishermanbt

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Playing with color shifting pearl
« on: 02/23/18 21:20 UTC »
I’ve been doing some experiments with color shifting automotive pearl powder this week on lead heads. I’ve tried adding it to clear powder paint and dipping with fantastic results. Last night I added some turquoise/silver/red to a jar of 800 clear Hard As Nails fingernail polish. I found that a paper clip works pretty good taking the place of the hook in the shadhead mold. I dipped the head in black powder paint and painted the lower half of the jig with the polish leaving the top black. I ended up putting the nail polish on to thick, but man do these things pop!  I finished it off by dipping in CS Seal Coat.
These are the same 2 jigs. I just turned the paper towel with the lamp stationary.



Offline Paneltruck.lures

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Re: Playing with color shifting pearl
« Reply #1 on: 02/23/18 21:37 UTC »
Wow those look amazing
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Re: Playing with color shifting pearl
« Reply #2 on: 02/23/18 21:45 UTC »
Very realistic looking with the clear coat. I like it a lot!

Offline Mike J

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Re: Playing with color shifting pearl
« Reply #3 on: 02/23/18 22:08 UTC »
Nice, those look really cool!


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Re: Playing with color shifting pearl
« Reply #5 on: 02/25/18 07:19 UTC »
Here is a batch of shadheads I dressed up this weekend. Paired with a bluegill pattern Ripper gotta say I was very pleased

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Re: Playing with color shifting pearl
« Reply #6 on: 02/25/18 07:27 UTC »
I'd say those are going to knock the crap right out of the fish. Very cool!

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Re: Playing with color shifting pearl
« Reply #7 on: 02/26/18 19:04 UTC »
Shad heads are awesome
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Re: Playing with color shifting pearl
« Reply #8 on: 02/26/18 19:37 UTC »
Shad heads are awesome
You got me into this mess.

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Re: Playing with color shifting pearl
« Reply #9 on: 02/26/18 20:05 UTC »
Yeah I know lol and I keep forgetting to look and see how much more of that pearl I have. It’s been wild or I have been out of state since you posted these pictures
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