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#11262707 - 12/04/15 03:58 PM Do-it molds
rxkid2001 Offline
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Registered: 01/26/11
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Anyone know if you have to use the listed hooks on do-it jig molds or can you use most anything? The molds I'm looking at all seem to list undersized eagle claw hooks, I'd like to upsize and up the quality.

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#11262771 - 12/04/15 04:26 PM Re: Do-it molds [Re: rxkid2001]
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I modify a lot of my molds to accept what every hook/eye configuration I want to. Pretty easy with a dremmel
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#11262899 - 12/04/15 05:28 PM Re: Do-it molds [Re: rxkid2001]
rxkid2001 Offline
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So you could use upsized hooks fairly easily?

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#11262999 - 12/04/15 06:24 PM Re: Do-it molds [Re: rxkid2001]
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Which hook and mold are you trying to use? I use bigger hooks than it says with all my jig molds with no modification.
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#11263355 - 12/04/15 10:22 PM Re: Do-it molds [Re: rxkid2001]
rxkid2001 Offline
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Thinking about the sparky head mold.

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#11265771 - 12/06/15 03:42 PM Re: Do-it molds [Re: rxkid2001]
Streetwalker Offline
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You can almost always go up one size without problem.

The Sparkie molds use the EC 410/413 hooks. You should have no problem using EC 730 hooks.

I can tell you that if you want to go a lot larger you're going to have problems with the alignment of the hook. The length of the eye will cause the rest of the hook to sit at a angle.
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#11273065 - 12/09/15 07:22 PM Re: Do-it molds [Re: rxkid2001]
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