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Offline MO QWACK

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« on: 11/06/13 21:50 UTC »
I spend a lot of time on here reading, rereading post, looking at pics and I mean really looking! I blow them up zoom in ect. The talent on here is amazing !!! If you look at the plastic side CTOM, Matt ,Andrew, Denny ,ghost micro jig, pjmcla  Justin, crabby and the many other old salts are well as good as it gets. I mean they are to plastic what George Jones is to a love song. Then you look at people like Shane,black hawk and the others who may not have been pouring or on the site for as long as the ones mentioned above and they are durn good and can hold their own with the big boys. Yawls plastics are perfect, original and on the cutting edge of design.
  Then let's move to the paint folks and you have to mention Drew that dude is one ear loss away from Vincent van gogh. I let's just say a blue gill would spawn anytime with his pattern. Then the powder folks can straight melt some paint, putting the extra stank on it.
 Well we cant forget the hair /jig folks ... smalljaw, kipbass and the others who keep old school knowledge with today's cutting edge tactics. These cats are good! The ties are perfect ,its not just hair on a hook its pride that you can see on each wrap.
Then the miscellaneous thing like  Brent's custom rod or the mold mods are amazing!
This gathering of people that I mentioned and all the others on here are amazing artist who could kick main stream box store companies butts on anything related to lures. Long post long keep up the good work yawl are the best of the best, and the back bone to us all is companies like Do-It and other suppliers who have faith in the little man --- awesome jobs ---- atta boys

Offline Denny Welch

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« Reply #1 on: 11/06/13 22:39 UTC »
I'm proud to be named with the others.  I feel like a fraud in their company, but proud none the less.  Good post, Mo.

P.S.  Who helped you with the big words?
« Last Edit: 11/06/13 22:41 UTC by Denny Welch »

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« Reply #2 on: 11/06/13 22:50 UTC »
Every one on this forum old or new at lead or plastic has all made this what it is. The knowledge of all here is amazing. mike 8)

Offline Shane70

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« Reply #3 on: 11/07/13 02:38 UTC »
Thanks Mo.
What you said means a lot to me. As Denny Said, I'm proud to be named with the others.
  When I first got into doing fishing lures, Its because I was "Channel Surfing" on the YouTube and came across a local boy here that airbrushed his own crankbaits. After watching his vids (with the wife) we decided, If he can do it, So can we..... So We bought top of the line airbrush (Iwata Hi-Line HP-CH) with a very good compressor (Iwata Power Jet Pro). Then added a few blank crankbaits and accessories, and were off. Didn't take long till we both were hooked. My crankbaits were selling as fast as I could paint them.. Then I hit a road block. For a few months, No sales. I had to do something... YOUTUBE TIME.....
Then I saw a few people making their own molds and making soft plastic baits.... Cool, I can do that. But my wife wanted me to look more into the hobby before I got started. That's when I found Do-It. They actually had aluminum molds of lures and they said they never wear out like the rubber molds do. WOW, I thought to myself. I can make tons just with a couple of molds. So, I promised my wife, If she lets me get a few aluminum mold, I can make a lot of lures and get my money back in no time... ;D  Well she bought it, hook line and sinker.. I did managed to find someone who was selling off some of his stuff inorder to get himself a better injecting method. So, I got a few molds, color, scents and glitter for pennies on the dollar. I purchased 1 gallon of Bass  Tackle plastic... Then I was hooked...
 Breaking my promise to my wife, I ordered some more molds and a few other things from Do-It. Before too long bought some more 2nd hand molds.  another order...  Did I mention this hobby is an addiction.. lol
  By now I think my wife has caught on to my scheme. I haven't sold hardly anything. I gave away more than I sold.. But Im having a blast just doing it, Making lures. Either painting my crankbaits or making up some plastic lures. I knew I was never gonna come close to getting my money back, I just couldn't tell the wife that...lol

  Am I as good as the old guys... Denny, CTom, Jerry, Just to name a few.. No, not even close. But I still have a lot to learn and Im having fun doing it.

So, I will be here from time to time, showing off what I made, and even looking what everyone else has made. I love reading the stories of everyone here. I love how everyone helps everyone. Nobody keep secrets on how they made that little guy. I feel like this is a place where I can be me...

Thanks To Jerry and the Do-It Guys and to all the Forum members for everything you have given me. A new hobby, a Past time and a new way to make new friends.

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Re: people on the forum....
« Reply #4 on: 11/07/13 05:49 UTC »
Mo. Your name belongs with the rest of them. 

Offline kipbass

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« Reply #5 on: 11/07/13 05:51 UTC »
I'm proud to be named with the others.  I feel like a fraud in their company, but proud none the less.  Good post, Mo.

P.S.  Who helped you with the big words?
I'm with Denny on this one..What I've done here, I've learned from others here, mainly the jigs..I do appreciate the post though.

Offline MO QWACK

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Re: people on the forum....
« Reply #6 on: 11/07/13 11:52 UTC »
I'm proud to be named with the others.  I feel like a fraud in their company, but proud none the less.  Good post, Mo.

P.S.  Who helped you with the big words?
Denny the wife has a masters in education which comes in pretty handy!
Me... baby how do you spell  of
Wife ... O. F
Me... ooooh then why the hell does it sound like there is a  V in there  ;D

Offline pjmcla

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« Reply #7 on: 11/07/13 14:44 UTC »
Thanks for the compliment Mo.  I don't really deserve it.  There are so many members with more talent than I posses.  I just plug along and occasionally something looks decent. 
I can also sympathize with you on having a wife who is an English teacher; mine is as well.   

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« Reply #8 on: 12/21/14 00:42 UTC »
Great post to recognize such  great talent and artists. I think everyone would be surprised how many big company's  look at this site to get ideas from everyone.