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Offline Bass kid

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Best place to buy unpainted cranks??
« on: 12/25/13 16:41 UTC »
What places do you guys buy your baits??

Offline gone2long

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Re: Best place to buy unpainted cranks??
« Reply #1 on: 12/25/13 17:11 UTC »
Dakota lakes tackle
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Offline Bass kid

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Re: Best place to buy unpainted cranks??
« Reply #2 on: 12/25/13 17:19 UTC »
Those were the two I was going with.thanks!!

Offline Bass kid

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Re: Best place to buy unpainted cranks??
« Reply #3 on: 12/25/13 20:11 UTC »
Also best place to get hooks?

Offline Muskygary

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Re: Best place to buy unpainted cranks??
« Reply #4 on: 12/26/13 06:14 UTC »
Captain Hooks on the internet for hooks, also Jannsnetcraft has some good looking unpainted cranks. I haven't tried them yet but do have some on order.

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Re: Best place to buy unpainted cranks??
« Reply #5 on: 12/26/13 13:34 UTC »
Best hook prices I have found are:
 lurepartsonline.com
 LureCraft.com

There are tons of places to get tour blanks. The "best" is a mix of quality, service, shipping etc. All of these factor into how many blanks you are trying to buy, if you only need a few and have no problem spending $1.75-$2.50/blank the names in this thread will suit you perfectly.

If you are looking for a bunch of product with great quality and low prices, you will have to order from overseas.

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Offline Justin9j

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Re: Best place to buy unpainted cranks??
« Reply #6 on: 12/26/13 13:51 UTC »
Lurecraft. On hooks. X2.

Offline Muskygary

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Re: Best place to buy unpainted cranks??
« Reply #7 on: 12/26/13 14:06 UTC »
Now see you learn something everyday! I live about one hours drive from Lurecraft and have never considered them for hooks! Going to have to look in to that. :o

Offline Denny Welch

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Re: Best place to buy unpainted cranks??
« Reply #8 on: 12/26/13 14:38 UTC »
I did a price comparison recently.  I checked Jann's, Lurecraft, Lure Parts Online, Barlow's, Captain Hook's, Do-It and maybe a couple others.  I only checked the prices on one hook...Mustad Ultra Point #32746...90 degree Aberdeen jig hook...100 hooks.  Hands down, the company with the best price was.......Lurecraft.  I used to buy all my hooks from Captain Hooks, but I was surprised how expensive they were compared to the others.

I'm a little apprehensive about ordering from China.  I'd appreciate any input re China if you care to share it.
Until next time.

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Offline Justin9j

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Re: Best place to buy unpainted cranks??
« Reply #9 on: 12/26/13 15:13 UTC »
Lure craft had always treated me right.  Plus it's in Indiana.

Offline Bass kid

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Re: Best place to buy unpainted cranks??
« Reply #10 on: 12/26/13 16:02 UTC »
What hooks would be the best for a crank bait 1.5 sr or  the 2.5 sr

Offline Fatman

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Re: Best place to buy unpainted cranks??
« Reply #11 on: 12/26/13 16:07 UTC »
If I had a place an hour away and could save on shipping I'd pay a bit more for my hooks.  but right now Capt Hooks gets me the best price (Not like I need to order hooks).  I have old stock Mustads and Eagle Claws and a bunch of Matzuo's that I've tested the eyes on. 

I make a spreadsheet and do an order for the same items from 5-6 places then add the shipping cost.  Might have a few items 45 cents more but if you can save over all from the shipping you take the lowest cost. 

All the Craft Fur I just bought I got from ebay and 5 of the colors are the old Targus brand, shipping on the whole order was free, and the prices of the craft fur was 25 -45 cents cheaper. 

Offline Muskygary

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Re: Best place to buy unpainted cranks??
« Reply #12 on: 12/26/13 16:38 UTC »
The only problem with buying instate is the gas to go get it, the state sales tax, and all the other stuff that gets in your basket at checkout! :D

Offline Justin9j

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Re: Best place to buy unpainted cranks??
« Reply #13 on: 12/26/13 16:40 UTC »
Bass kid. I use short shank 4 on my 1.5 and short shank 2 on my 2.5.

Offline kymer

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Re: Best place to buy unpainted cranks??
« Reply #14 on: 12/26/13 17:56 UTC »
I agree with Justin on hook sizes.