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Offline floridagrimp

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simple recipes
« on: 11/19/12 14:36 UTC »
does anyone have or is there one on the forum, of a list of basic simplistic X2 recipes like green chartruese, watermelon, et al. Know there are lots of recipes on site, but most are "special' recipes.

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« Last Edit: 12/01/12 19:39 UTC by Jason »
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Re: simple recipes
« Reply #1 on: 11/19/12 15:07 UTC »
Checked in the past and just about everything your going to find is an extravagant color recipe. Although I can give you a few that I use.


Chartreuse :
4oz CCM CClear
6 drops x2 Chartreuse

Green Pumpkin:
4oz CCM CClear
6 drops x2 Green Pumpkin Green

Black:
4oz CCM CClear
4 drops x2 Black

Purple:
4oz CCM CClear
12 drops x2 Purple


There are a few hope others will add to the list as well, going to tackle the new x2 Sweet Potato later this evening so I will add that one as well.

Hope this helps,
Drew

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Re: simple recipes
« Reply #2 on: 11/19/12 15:21 UTC »
Doesn't the chart on the x2 colorant page work for you? I've been using this as a guide and it seems pretty accurate to me.
The below chart reflects the light and darker baits in the pictures above.  4 oz of plastic and the listed number of drops were used to achieve the colors in the photos.  If in doubt, use less than the smaller number listed, you can always add more.

I pretty much go with the smaller, transparent number.

Amber 5, 10
Black - 5, 10
Blue - 5, 10
Brown - 4, 8
Chartreuse - 5, 10
Cinnamon - 5, 10
Florida Grape - 5, 10
Jelly Red - 5, 15 (Bleeding Color)
Fluorescent Blue - 5, 10
Fluorescent Green Chartreuse - 5, 10
Fluorescent Lime - 5, 10
Fluorescent Orange - 8, 15
Fluorescent Pink - 5, 10
Green Pumpkin Brown - 5, 10
Green Pumpkin Green - 5, 10
Orange 5, 10
Pumpkin Seed - 3, 7
Purple - 5, 10
Red - 5, 10
Watermelon Brown - 5, 10
Watermelon Green - 6, 10
White - 5, 10
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Re: simple recipes
« Reply #3 on: 11/19/12 15:37 UTC »
thanks guys, drew..I'll use yours for those colors and yes, chart does help some, if i'm shooting those colors.  I was looking for proven colors that guys are in production with (maybe w/pics 8))  I've got some good shrimp colors (which don't mean too much 4 guys in midwest)

I have been in a learning mode, about to set my line for spring in next 3-4 weeks.

smoke is excellent basic color anywhere I guess, salt or fresh. I think I'll make a lt. smoke, medium and dark w/various glitters

Any and all suggestions appreciated.
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Re: simple recipes
« Reply #4 on: 11/19/12 15:45 UTC »
neon avocado would be another!!! 8)
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Re: simple recipes
« Reply #5 on: 11/19/12 17:47 UTC »
there are lots of recipes on site, but most are "special' recipes.

So.....what's not to love about "special". lol

I kind of like the idea that commercial companies don't have some of the colors people here dream up.

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Re: simple recipes
« Reply #6 on: 11/19/12 18:48 UTC »
Oh, I like "special"...just that I feel "despise not small beginnings" is more applicable to me!!
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Re: simple recipes
« Reply #7 on: 12/01/12 17:41 UTC »
The following colors I found but cant remember where....I think it is regular color not X2..



bluegill(c)
1) Blue/Pearl Laminate.
More commonly used colors are:
(2) Pumpkin and or Green Pumpkin.
(3) Solid Black.
(4) Blue.
(5) Black and Blue Combinations.

BLUEGILL(d)
4 ounces Plastic
1 Drop Black (smoke)
Just a touch (or desired amount) of the following glitter: small blue, medium black and gold, large green. Use less large green than the other flakes.
Another version:
Same as above, but drop the blue flake and pour a light blue vein instead.

Bubblegum(b)
Plastic : 1/2 cup @ 4 oz.
5-6 drops Florescent Pink
2 drops white
Notes : The florescent pink must be added before you heat the plastic.

Junebug
Plastic : 1 ounce
add purple color until you reach a medium to medium heavy shade.
add green glitter( enough to your able to see the green shade).

Bullfrog
1 cup plastisol
20 drops yellow
2 drops black
fine green glitter 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon
large black glitter 1/4 teaspoon
fine black glitter 1/4 teaspoon

Cotton Candy
Plastic : 4 ozs.
1 drop pumpkin
1 drop red,
green, red, black, & blue glitter.

Culprit Red Shad
1) black color (with or without red flake) with some red Hi-lite powder mixed in...this is the dark back
2) strawberry, again with the red HL powder mixed in, usually some red flake...the red belly
***I frequently adjust the red belly color by adding some drops of black, blue or purple to darken it a bit. Sorry, but this is strictly a "to taste" recipe.

Frog Formula
4 oz Plastic
8 drops lc kudzu green
add 1/4 teaspoon of medium black flake. This is the top of the frog
4 oz Plastic
1/4 teaspoonful white pearl powder. This is the bottom layer of the frog.

Ghost hologram
1/2 cup plastic
1/8 tsp Large black Flk. 1/8 tsp Small Silver Hologram Flk.

Golden Punkin' seed
8 oz plastic
5 drops pumpkin seed
10 drops flo yellow
Add 1/4 tsp med. black flake
dont forget 1/8 tsp pearl white
Alt recipie instead of using flo yello use chartreuce, then substutie the pearl white with green hi lite's
Gourd Green
Root Beer or Amber Brown with medium and large green flake will both make nice Gourd Green colors. Pumpkin works too.

Gourd Green(b)
get real close to Zòöm's gourd green using LC pumpkin and medium green flake.
I don't remember an exact formula for it, but use it sparingly and you'll get there, I am thinking around 3-4 drops per 8 OZ. Try adding some small black flake too, really cool effect.

green weenies
Mine is amber brown on top and lime green on the bottom (black & red flake). Another popular one is straight brown over avocado. Makes a darker version
4 oz plastic
3 drops watermelon
2 drops Moss Green
black flake to taste
PART 2
4 oz plastic
3 drops straight Brown
1 drop Jet Black transparent
2 drops pumpkinseed.
NO FLAKE!
You can stick with 6 drops of brown if you have to but the formula above makes a far nicer chocolate

Ice Blue
1 cup plastic
2 drops blue
1/2 tsp pearl white powder
1/2 tsp Large Blue Flake
1/2 tsp Small Silver Holo Flake

June Bug(a)
1 1/2 cups plastic
40 drops of black grape
55-60 drops of red

June Bug(b)
Plastic : per ounce of plastic
add three drops of \"indigo\" (black grape).
when plastic is hot stir in green glitter until you get the desired effect.

Motor Oil Camo
4 oz Plastic
5 drops natural brown
20 drops motor oil
2 drops green


Motor Oil
4 oz Plastic
2 drops black
14 drops golden yellow

motor oil.
4 oz Plastic
2 black
4 amber
5 yellow
10 flourescent yellow
Add your choice of flake. If you want it just a tad darker, try adding 2 drops of purple.

Motoroil
1/2 Cup Plastisol
10 drops Chartruse (must be mixed with plastisol before heating)
10 drops Motoroil
If you cut the colorant to 7-8 drops each, the color comes out more on the watermelon side. Add a little fine red flake to this produces a very nice color.

Motor oil pepper
1/2 cup plastic
2 drops yellow
1 drop pumpkinseed
1/4 tsp Large Black Flk.
1/16 tsp Small Gold Flk.

motoroil red color
motor oil red is simply motor oil color with red glitter.

Motor Oil camo
4 oz. Plastic
5 drops natural brown
20 drops motor oil
2 drops green
brown/silver/red/and green glitter

Motor Oil
4 oz Plastic
2 drops black
14 drops golden yellow

Mustard Seed
Plastic : 4 ounces
6 drops Transparent Yellow
4 drops Amber Brown
3 drops White
black flake
green hi-lite (optional)

Natural Worm
4 oz. Plastic
4 drops pumpkinseed
1 drop natural brown
glitter your choice

Oxblood Lite
4 ounces of plastic
1 drop of purple
1 drop of red

Plum
Plastic : 4 ounces
6 drops Black Grape
5 drops Strawberry

Plum Crazy
1/2 cup plastic
2 drops rasberry
3/8 tsp Large Purple Flk.
1/8 tsp Small Gold Flk.

Purple Camo
4 oz. Plastic
14 drops purple
14 drops natural brown
green glitter

pink shades
3oz Plastic
5 drops red
3 drops Yellow
3 drops chartreuse

Hot Bubble Gum
8oz. plastic
12 drops bubble gum
8 drops florescent pink

pearl peach
8oz. plastic
8 drops bubble gum
4 drops yellow
8 drops minnow silver

Pink
1 cup plastic
6-10 drops red
1-3 drops white
1 cup plastic
4-6 drops of red
silver flake

Purple Camo
4 oz Plastic
14 drops purple
14 drops natural brown
green glitter

Rainbow Trout
In 4 ounces of plastic
Belly: 1/2 teaspoon of pearl white powder, 3 drops red color, large black flake
Back: 6 drops green color, pinch of blue hi-lite powder, large black and medium holograph (or silver) flake

RED
1 cup plastic
20 drops red




smoke with flake
Plastic : per ounce add one drop of black per ounce of plastic for light \"clear\" smoke and two drops of black per ounce of plastic for a \"medium \" smoke color .
Add silver and black flake to imitate baitfish ,Red to imitate crawfish or another good crawfish imitator is made by adding red,green,black,and copper (or orange)flake to smoke colored baits. This is essentially the Yamamoto grub color #180

Tubeman's Magnetic Wammo Camo
1 cup plastic
9 drops rootbeer
13 drops amber
8 drops carmel
small red glitter 1/2 tsp (estimated)
small green glitter 1/2 tsp (estimated)

transaprent metallic green pumpkin
8 oz Plastic
6 drops Pumpkin
3 drops Watermelon
3 drops Amber
A SMALL quantity of metallic silver powder (about the size of a match head?)
I like this bait seasoned with either Large Back Flake or LC Holo String Glitter.

Watermelon (dark)
4 oz Plastic
12 drops motoroil
4 drops watermelon
glitter of your choice.

Watermelon Gold
1 cup plastic,
6 drops Avocado Green,
1/2 tsp Large Black Flake
3/4 tsp Small Gold Flake
1/4 tsp Small Silver Hologram Flake

watermelonseed- non bleeding
Plastic : 5 gallons
6.8 grams school bus yellow.
4 grams black.
1/4 cup small black glitter.
1/4 cup large black glitter.

Watermelon Candy
Plastic : 4 ounces
4 drops MF Watermelon Brown
Lots of small & medium purple flake
touch of medium red flake
touch of medium black flake
touch of medium blue flake
touch of large green flake

Watermelon red
Plastic : 2oz
2 drops LC watermelon
1/8 tsp fine red glitter
a hair over 1/8 tsp med black glitter
1/2 tsp salt.

Yamamoto's cinnamon
is just very light brown; 1 drop of brown per every 4 ounces of plastic with medium black flake.

Yamamoto Watermelon with large green flake
1/2 cup Plastic
16 drops watermelon
1 drop black(just added this part to try and darken it up).

heavy salt watermelon
4oz plastic
8 drops Watermelon
4 drops black/grape

Dark Watermelon
4 oz Plastic
12 drops motoroil
4 drops watermelon
glitter of your choice.

Zoom's Margarita
1/2 cup plastic
8 drops of florescent yellow
large chartreuse and black glitter
medium green and black glitter
*add flakes to desired amounts.

zoom green pumpkin
In 4 ounces of plastic
6 drops of watermelon
6 drops pumpkinseed
medium black flake.
. You can also add a couple drops of brown to Lure Craft's green pumpkin for a darker effect.

Zoom's Red Bug
4 ounces of Plastic:
Plum (6 drops black grape
5 drops strawberry)
medium and large green flake
small copper flake

aarons magic(a)
Plastic : 4oz.
add 4 drops of green
add 6 drops of blue pearl

aarons magic(b)
Watermelon top (1 drop watermelon per ounce of plastic)
Blue Neon vein (per ounce of plastic: 1 drop blue, 1 drop black, touch of blue hi-lite)
Brown belly (2 drops per ounce).
Add some red flake in the watermelon for an added effect.
the flake is optional. You may have heard of "Aaron's Magic Red". That's just red flake in the watermelon. Gives the worm a little more of a crawdad look.
Another option: just add blue hi-lite in the watermelon, then pour your brown. Doesn't look as good as the triple pour, but it's just as effective.


berkley Camo
1 cup plastic
4 drops of moss green
3 drops of watermelon
2 drops oxblood
now the key I found to give it the brownish effect was the brown Fleck and the gold fleck added into it. I only had .035 and it should be fine fleck

"Berzerk Berry"
8 oz Plastic
6 drops White Pearlescent
5 drops Black Grape
4 drops Purple
2 Drops Red
Add the pearl before heating...Mix Colors in thoroughly.
I like green and blue flake in this one...The color looks crazy in the water, it works well when the sun is up.

Basic Green Pumpkin
4 ounces of plastic
6 drops watermelon
6 drops pumpkinseed
desired amount of medium black flake

Bluegill(a)
Plastic : 1-2 ounces of plastic
Mix : black color-add 1 drop of color to plastic until you get a light to medium shade of smoke.
.035 black glitter
.035 gold glitter
.035 blue glitter
put the same amount of black and blue glitter in the plastic.
put only a very light amount of gold glitter in the plastic.

bubblegum(b)
6 oz plastic
5 drops red
10 white,
Turn this into cotton candy by adding red and blue glitter

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« Reply #8 on: 12/01/12 18:10 UTC »
Jason could you move this post into the color cookbook and sticky/pin it please. The amount of recipes that have just been posted should not get buried in mass posts for no one to find.   :'(

Thanks in advance,

Drew

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Re: simple recipes
« Reply #9 on: 12/01/12 19:43 UTC »
Jason you are the MAN!

Thanks!

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Re: simple recipes
« Reply #10 on: 12/01/12 19:50 UTC »
Jason you are the MAN!

Thanks!

Drew

Thanks Drew.  I wish it was that easy to make everyone happy : )

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Re: simple recipes
« Reply #11 on: 12/01/12 23:25 UTC »
CC's X2 watermelon brown is a great color....one drop per ounce, red/black glitter, or gold, gold/copper...whatever!!
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Re: simple recipes
« Reply #12 on: 12/01/12 23:54 UTC »


Jason, could you please go through all the prior posts in the forum and putting all the pictures in the gallery and all the recipes in the cook book.  Thanks.  I'll check back in 2014.
Until next time.

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Re: simple recipes
« Reply #13 on: 12/02/12 09:41 UTC »


Jason, could you please go through all the prior posts in the forum and putting all the pictures in the gallery and all the recipes in the cook book.  Thanks.  I'll check back in 2014.
Denny, I'm ready for the class action. It's mental anguish for me not having pics with the recipes...Oh the stress, where's my anti-depression medication when I need it?

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Re: simple recipes
« Reply #14 on: 12/03/12 20:52 UTC »
I'm glad I implied a possible retainer in order to reserve my safety.