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#11551742 - 04/19/16 06:57 AM Lesson learned
WithoutRemorse Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 06/14/10
Posts: 18
Loc: Corpus Christi, Tx
Thought I would share my recent disaster and learning experience. I ordered some blank squarebills and painted my first one. I was ok with the way it turned out and was excited to get a finish on it. I went to every hardware store in town and could not find the Dexcon 30 minute epoxy. I was able to find the 5 minute epoxy though. I thought 5 minutes is plenty of time. Man, was I wrong. One side of the bait looks nice, but the epoxy started setting up shortly after moving on to the second side and it looks bad. 5 minutes isn't enough. So, this is my first, and please any and all criticism is appreciated.

#11551781 - 04/19/16 07:36 AM Re: Lesson learned [Re: WithoutRemorse]
Bois d'arc Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 05/24/14
Posts: 1424
Nice colors, overall its a good effort thumb. The dark coloring around the eyes is a nice touch. I get my D2T slow cure from Elliot's Hardware here in Dallas. As a backup I keep BSI slow cure on's available thru Hobby Lobby. Not sure but both are probably available thru their online stores.

#11551791 - 04/19/16 07:42 AM Re: Lesson learned [Re: WithoutRemorse]
Streetwalker Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 02/28/13
Posts: 4678
Loc: Kaufman...kind of.
I've used Great Planes epoxy from Amazon with no problems.
Semper Fi

This Veteran heavily medicated for your safety. Keep me fishing and all will be well.

#11551949 - 04/19/16 08:53 AM Re: Lesson learned [Re: WithoutRemorse]
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Registered: 01/04/02
Posts: 7248
_________________________ or find them at Fun-N-Sun in Hurst.

#11559401 - 04/22/16 02:02 PM Re: Lesson learned [Re: WithoutRemorse]
redskeeter190 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 05/02/09
Posts: 1612
Loc: Knoxville, TN
looks dang good to me...


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