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Online Fishermanbt

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Tinkering with different colors
« on: 03/21/19 19:07 UTC »
After having been awarded some free time in the evenings by upper management and some warmer weather I’ve had some time to tinker with a few colors and styles of pouring. I ended up making a pop mold of a 3” stick and a 6” grub too.
That is a 3” grub included for comparison

Some tubes in green earthworm/tomato pumpkin. Top one is a do-it, the middle one has a skirt from the mold spline, and the bottom one from a skirt mold
I really like this green earthworm and how it transitions from brown to green in the light

And more mayflies.


Offline Slow Burn

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Re: Tinkering with different colors
« Reply #1 on: 03/21/19 19:53 UTC »
Good job. I'm a fan of the pink and pearl. One of my favorites in the surf in the summer
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Re: Tinkering with different colors
« Reply #2 on: 03/21/19 20:11 UTC »
Our stocked rainbows and brook trout here in WV are huge fans of a pink/white combo.

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Re: Tinkering with different colors
« Reply #3 on: 03/21/19 20:49 UTC »
Nice work Fishermanbt. Looks like you had some fun. It's finally warming up enough that I may be able to catch up on a couple orders this weekend myself.

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Re: Tinkering with different colors
« Reply #4 on: 03/21/19 22:07 UTC »
Looks good.

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Re: Tinkering with different colors
« Reply #5 on: 03/22/19 05:00 UTC »
Those earthworm colored mayflies are nice. I don't do a lot with pink/white, preferring the natural colors but maybe I should be trying more of that  combo.

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Re: Tinkering with different colors
« Reply #6 on: 03/22/19 05:51 UTC »
Trying to get a good laminate with the mayfly using foil as a divider is challenging since the appendages don’t always fill out. I found that keeping the plastic a bit hotter than normal and warming the mold helped out. I also found that by loading the half sections into the non vented side (worm oil is your best friend here) then shooting the second color (the side with the little indent or pocket) made a world of difference.

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Re: Tinkering with different colors
« Reply #7 on: 03/22/19 06:06 UTC »
lol.....that venting really helps when you're working with tiny appendages on the second injection.

Is your earthworm color from MF or Lurecraft? Sounds like a color-changing

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Re: Tinkering with different colors
« Reply #8 on: 03/22/19 08:42 UTC »
The green worm is excellent in both the worm and mayfly - and I do like the pink mix!!!  That green would be good in a Mo's grub too!! 

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Re: Tinkering with different colors
« Reply #9 on: 03/22/19 11:22 UTC »
lol.....that venting really helps when you're working with tiny appendages on the second injection.

Is your earthworm color from MF or Lurecraft? Sounds like a color-changing

it is an MF color called green earthworm.  I doctored it up a little with a few drops of pumpkin and 2 drops of motor oil. 

Offline Shaunm81

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Re: Tinkering with different colors
« Reply #10 on: 03/22/19 17:55 UTC »
Lools cool I really like that Hot Pink Mayfly.

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Re: Tinkering with different colors
« Reply #11 on: 03/23/19 07:39 UTC »
Nice colors.