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#11176048 - 10/20/15 11:27 PM Copying old jigs
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I have an old jig I'd like to reproduce (not made anymore) but nobody has a mold quite like it. Is the mold making stuff like Larry Dahlburg uses ok for pouring hot lead into? Any other suggestions?

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#11176182 - 10/21/15 07:16 AM Re: Copying old jigs [Re: rxkid2001]
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No it is not. That's only for molding plastic.

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#11177548 - 10/21/15 05:10 PM Re: Copying old jigs [Re: rxkid2001]
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If it is important like many of my old baits then CAST. Ind. is your answer.
They will make a exact mold for $300 and that is just for one weight jig. Then it will be so much per jig. Don't know if they will let you have the mold?
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#11178254 - 10/21/15 11:06 PM Re: Copying old jigs [Re: rxkid2001]
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$300 is a tad steep but I'll keep them in mind. There is one mold that do-it makes that looks close in pictures but I'd really like to see it up close.

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#11178561 - 10/22/15 08:18 AM Re: Copying old jigs [Re: rxkid2001]
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I do not pour; but I have the tools to modify. I can put eyes in jigs that have none and change the shape with the grinding tools. I build custom jigs and would be glad to help you if you need me to do anything to a jig that is close to what you like.
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#11178633 - 10/22/15 08:41 AM Re: Copying old jigs [Re: rxkid2001]
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I'll do some more research on it and get back with you.

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#11187683 - 10/26/15 03:09 PM Re: Copying old jigs [Re: rxkid2001]
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Send an Email to Paul Mullins at baitmaker2000@hotmail.com with a picture and ask if he can make them.

He has made all kinds of jigs for me. All turned out better than I expected.
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