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Old 04-15-13, 08:15 PM   #1
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Default Plastics repair

I had the day off from work today, so this afternoon I dug out my soldering iron and several bags of senkos that I hadn't yet repaired from the end of last season. I typically repair them about every 6 weeks or so during the season, but I just hadn't yet gotten around to fixing the ones from the last part of my 2012 fishing year. Anyway, after about 2.5 hours of working at it, I had one bag of 7" senkos, seven bags of 5" senkos, and a handful of other assorted plastics all repaired and ready for action once the 2013 bass season finally opens here. I like having another $60+ worth of senkos in my arsenal at no cost to me except for my time!
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Old 04-15-13, 08:27 PM   #2
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I do similar, using a wood burning tool. Saves some money, but bait monkey hates it.
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Old 04-16-13, 05:03 PM   #3
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Try wacko worms at half the cost.

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Not only do you save money you have the satisfaction of fixing lures yourself.
It's happened to the best of them: John 21:3
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Old 04-16-13, 11:32 PM   #5
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I like to mix and match different colors.
Take like a pumpkin and add a watermelon/red flake to back.
I like having a solid color front and flakes or chart. mixes rear.
Smoke red flake makes a good tail too.

That and using a 'sharpie' to make cosmetic alterations are probably the only thing the mechanical side of our passion I can actually do.
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