Almost there. Pic heavy..

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  1. Nute

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    Here's what's been on my plate lately. A good friend of mine decided to get into shaping a shad profile glide bait. I got lucky enough to paint for him. We are working with around four patterns, and two ROFs. Here's some basic pictures of progress. Just sharing. We WILL be selling these eventually in a few months, but for now any feedback is appreciated. Ill also post up some swim/catch videos soon as well. Enjoy fellas...

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    here's some real flame practice on some rats and plastic.,...
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    Baits look killer! The shape mimics a big shad and a panfish real nice. I like the natural eye but the skull flare is cool too.
     
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    Great looking shads, but that Hell Rat is off da chain!
     
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    I'll take one of each! They look awesome
     
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    You killed that paint job bro....I'm already in line to get one as soon as they drop
     
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    Those look incredible, what makes them glide baits?
     
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    A buddy of mine here locally. Darren G,
     
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    "Who the f$&@ is Darren g?"
     
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    That is real art, nice job!
     
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    The skull eyes tho
     
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    Are you using Alumilite Super Plastic for the lure body? If so, it is GREAT STUFF! Impervious! Also, are you using a topcoat to lock in the beautiful colors and patterns you've pained onto the lure body?

    BTW- the flames you've painted are INSANE! That is a skill in and of itself. There are very, very few people that could paint flames and actually make it look like a photograph capturing flames burning. EXCELLENT! Did you research and find a tutorial for doing that, or did it just came naturally?
     
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    Beautiful art work, almost a shame to use. LOL
     
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    Emphasis on "Almost".... :)
     
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    Funny and agree.
     
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    bet they get bit!
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    How the Hell did I miss this post.. looking amazing Mike! Cant wait to see em swim!
     
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    Here's mine

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    Saweeeet!
     
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