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#11103498 - 09/14/15 05:07 PM Bamboo Jugs
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Plan on testing these this week.





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#11103513 - 09/14/15 05:16 PM Re: Bamboo Jugs [Re: WillieRip]
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Those are pretty slick.
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#11103544 - 09/14/15 05:33 PM Re: Bamboo Jugs [Re: WillieRip]
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El Cheapo jug. Those will be easy to identify as long as you can find them.
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#11103587 - 09/14/15 05:48 PM Re: Bamboo Jugs [Re: WillieRip]
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Cant tell by pics but look way too small get a 5 #er never see again
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#11104453 - 09/15/15 07:09 AM Re: Bamboo Jugs [Re: WillieRip]
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Yes, if a big one gets I'll probably never see it again. At that point I can either use bigger bamboo, lash two or three sticks together, or add balsa to make a more buoyant stick jug.

Bamboo is great because it's hollow inside.
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#11104579 - 09/15/15 08:24 AM Re: Bamboo Jugs [Re: WillieRip]
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Great idea, bamboo is a very versatile wood to work with, btw great you tube, channel keep up the good work

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#11104697 - 09/15/15 09:13 AM Re: Bamboo Jugs [Re: WillieRip]
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Originally Posted By: WillieRip
Yes, if a big one gets I'll probably never see it again. At that point I can either use bigger bamboo, lash two or three sticks together, or add balsa to make a more buoyant stick jug.

Bamboo is great because it's hollow inside.
Good idea after ya loose some make um bigger,nothing is more buoyant than air, well more air
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#11105228 - 09/15/15 01:21 PM Re: Bamboo Jugs [Re: WillieRip]
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I hope you are going to use them on a small lake because those are going to be a pain to find.
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#11105235 - 09/15/15 01:22 PM Re: Bamboo Jugs [Re: WillieRip]
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I would also use at least a pound of weight per jug.
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#11106429 - 09/15/15 10:18 PM Re: Bamboo Jugs [Re: WillieRip]
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If those are free floater you better put some paint on them.
I don't think I could ever find them. When laying flat I think they will be hard to see.

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#11108881 - 09/17/15 04:00 AM Re: Bamboo Jugs [Re: WillieRip]
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I have some hi-vis duct tape I plan to put on them.
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#11109525 - 09/17/15 11:48 AM Re: Bamboo Jugs [Re: WillieRip]
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Just slip a large pool nnodle over the bamboo.
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#11109571 - 09/17/15 12:05 PM Re: Bamboo Jugs [Re: WillieRip]
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I bet they will work. But I would weight them.
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#11110124 - 09/17/15 04:30 PM Re: Bamboo Jugs [Re: Jimbo]
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Originally Posted By: Jimbo
Just slip a large pool nnodle over the bamboo.


+1
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#11110304 - 09/17/15 06:35 PM Re: Bamboo Jugs [Re: WillieRip]
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That's going to damage a lot of boats/engine if they can't see them. What's the law regarding that? I understand it's any color but orange. Not mean to be negative. Just trying to think about safety of others on the boat.
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