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#10886632 - 06/01/15 06:46 AM Best Way to Med Plastics
Jigfish Offline
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Registered: 02/28/03
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Buying some swim baits. What is the best way to repair the holes from hooks.
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#10886651 - 06/01/15 07:00 AM Re: Best Way to Med Plastics [Re: Jigfish]
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Loc: Gonzales, Tx
Worm Welder or super glue


Edited by ChuChu1 (06/01/15 07:01 AM)
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#10886665 - 06/01/15 07:09 AM Re: Best Way to Med Plastics [Re: Jigfish]
TanHner36 Offline
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Registered: 04/03/15
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Loc: Houston, TX
I've heard that Mend-It plastic glue on tackle warehouse works really well but I've never used it.

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#10886727 - 06/01/15 07:36 AM Re: Best Way to Med Plastics [Re: Jigfish]
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Registered: 11/21/08
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Loc: somervell county
Mend-It
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#10886782 - 06/01/15 08:03 AM Re: Best Way to Med Plastics [Re: Jigfish]
Jigfish Offline
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ordered some med-it
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#10887081 - 06/01/15 10:13 AM Re: Best Way to Med Plastics [Re: Jigfish]
JohnButte Offline
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Registered: 07/05/12
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Mend it works really well, I use on swimbaits frequently.

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#10888155 - 06/01/15 04:26 PM Re: Best Way to Med Plastics [Re: Jigfish]
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Tom,
I used to have a small tool that I bought that was made just for this and ran off of batteries kind of like a small soldering iron. I used it all of the time. One of the biggest bass I ever caught in a tournament was caught on a floating worm that I had repaired 3 times back in the day when the Fliptail Lizards were not being made. I still have a plastic bag with about 100 CrawTubes I need to fix now that I am doing a little more fishing these days. Added a few more after fishing Cedar Creek yesterday. I will look and see if I can find it but it was pretty easy to plug up holes and repair tears. It also gave a kind of funky neat look to some colors of baits. If I find it I will let you know and you are welcome to it.
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#10888800 - 06/01/15 08:58 PM Re: Best Way to Med Plastics [Re: Jigfish]
Bassalong Offline
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Registered: 02/08/05
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Loc: Iowa
Oatey 31013 PVC cement. It has a tendency to gel after several uses, but if you cut the dauber off and pour small amounts out of the can rather than dipping a brush repeatedly into the can when applying it, this is minimized.

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#10888806 - 06/01/15 09:01 PM Re: Best Way to Med Plastics [Re: Jigfish]
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Registered: 01/09/04
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Loc: Point Reyes
Mend It is awesome as is the Spike It brand soft plastic glue. Both work well on hollow body frogs too.
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