Home Made Underspins

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  1. vaughanmatt13

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    New Hobby came out decent paint will need to be perfected but kinda liking them made a dozen gonna test them tomorrow



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    Yeahhhhhh
     
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    No reason those won't work.
     
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    Vito1023 made a pretty cool underspin out of one of the.. storm lures.. I think? Thing looked deadly
     
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    Look great! Did you add the hardware to existing leadheads or did you spring for the new do-it mold?
     
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    Looks good man..
     
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    Ya did them myself way cheaper then warbaits
     
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    Those look great, the ones I customized have been the only lure that has worked for me lately, my custom ones were super simple to make and they cast like a bullet, I’m sure yours will work great, please report how you do.
     
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    Looks great. Where did you get the blades and swivels?
     
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    Nice job, I love seeing peoples custom work.
     
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    a place online called Netcraft.com would have that stuff
     
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    Got most of the stuff on Barlows tackle but you can also find it cheap on Ebay. Gonna start to sell them I think I've had a few people already make a order to try out.
     
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    Thanks man Its been fun making them so far
     
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    Nice. I hadn't seen the "candling" of a mold before. I guess the soot's a release agent...might try that if I'm working with a mold that's sticky.
    CK
     
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    They look really nice! But buying high priced sinkers to melt down is a waste of money. I'd be willing to part with 40-50 pounds of lead in exchange for some finished heads though...
     
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    The soot acts as insulation in the mold to keep the lead from freezing up too soon if the mold is cold and allows the lead to fill the mold. . It’s better to preheat the mold first to reduce the number of duds.
     
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    I use a hot plate to preheat my bullet molds. Heat the mold right and there are zero rejections and good fillout right from the start without having to soot the mold. I cast thousands of bullets a year to support my rifle silhouette habit, but the molds I use are gemstones compared to the lumps of coal the Do-It molds are. I sure wish there was a source of machined cavity molds instead of the sand cast quality available to us for fishing...
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    I ended up getting about 100 lbs of lead from a sport boat capt buddy so I'm set for awhile already even sold some to few guys on here and sdkf on FB good reviews so far especially for the price I'm selling
     
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    A machined cavity mold would probably be too expensive for the sports fishing market. That’s a beautiful bullet mold in the photo. One of the reasons it works so well is that it is highly vented. Those radial cut finish lines on the surface of the mold are actually vents to allow air to escape as the mold is filled with the alloy you are using. Then in between each bullet I can see a larger vent port for all the tiny radial line to bleed to. Do-it molds have a frosted finish to allow air to escape.

    Most commercial lead products are made in vulcanized rubber or silicon spin casting molds either eight or twelve inches in diameter. Multiple parts are made at each spin. For example, a 1/2 oz jig mold may have 35 cavities while a small 1/16 oz crappie jig mold may have a 100 cavities. Hooks are loaded on the mold and the top half is installed which has a hole in the center. The mold is placed in the spin casting machine that clamps the two halves together and then spins the mold while lead is poured into the hole in the center. The centrifugal spinning forces the lead into the separate cavities.
     
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