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    Lure making

    All new to me. Used jig saw, chisel and sandpaper. Working on the wire and weights now.

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    This new knife from @hotbarrels makes short work of it. I will cut a new one out and give it a good go.

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    Anyone else doing similar?

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    Nice
    I you ever do some fresh water ones anf need a south island gear tester yell out.

    You be careful playing with sharp things and drinking alcohol at the same time !
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    Paulownia makes excellent black powder


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    Quote Originally Posted by MSL View Post
    Paulownia makes excellent black powder


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    Oh true. Tricky to spell too
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    Cut with saw to shape. Let the whittling begin!!

    Damn this thing is sharp!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by akaroa1 View Post
    Nice
    I you ever do some fresh water ones anf need a south island gear tester yell out.

    You be careful playing with sharp things and drinking alcohol at the same time !
    It's corona. Not like it's real beer.
    Overkill is still dead.

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    are you trying to make a trout fly lure? looks huge! what sort of monster trout are you trying to catch?

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    @Gibo there's a boat here ready to take you testing them in the north.....

    And I should really bring it down your ways to. @Tommy is going to let me park it at his place, and kill his lawn from the salt water. Nice gay
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    Please excuse spelling, as finger speed is sometimes behind brain spped........ Or maybe the other wayy.....

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    Oops, nice guy....
    Please excuse spelling, as finger speed is sometimes behind brain spped........ Or maybe the other wayy.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Beaker View Post
    Oops, nice guy....
    Identify your target beyond all doubt

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tommy View Post
    Auto correct, it's a bitch when you don't notice it.... ��



    Epic looking lures to gibo.
    Please excuse spelling, as finger speed is sometimes behind brain spped........ Or maybe the other wayy.....

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    Need to park a belt sander upside down in the vice with grunty paper in it, pump those bad boys out
    Identify your target beyond all doubt

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    Quote Originally Posted by Russian 22. View Post
    are you trying to make a trout fly lure? looks huge! what sort of monster trout are you trying to catch?
    Trout? Wash your mouth out! I dont chase mud fish
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gibo View Post
    Trout? Wash your mouth out! I dont chase mud fish

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    Question would hard woods like gum / Manuka etc be suitable?
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