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#11986960 - 12/15/16 10:45 PM Few jigs I made
Kens3313 Offline
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Here is a few jigs and trailers I made recently. Its a really good feeling to catch a Bass on a jig you made.




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#11987013 - 12/16/16 12:08 AM Re: Few jigs I made [Re: Kens3313]
Bradshuflin aka hunter'sdad Offline
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man those are some great looking jigs and trailers! love that first color combo! If your interested I would love trading you for any of my hardbaits!
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#11987506 - 12/16/16 10:12 AM Re: Few jigs I made [Re: Kens3313]
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Excellent work. Thanks for sharing.
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#11987630 - 12/16/16 11:18 AM Re: Few jigs I made [Re: Kens3313]
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Those look delicious, and your plastics too on the other thread
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#11987680 - 12/16/16 11:48 AM Re: Few jigs I made [Re: Kens3313]
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Thanks guys, message me Brad
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#11989257 - 12/17/16 09:02 AM Re: Few jigs I made [Re: Kens3313]
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Great colors...wire wrap is very precise...excellent craftsmanship. I would be surprised if those didn't catch bass.

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#11990705 - 12/18/16 08:50 AM Re: Few jigs I made [Re: Kens3313]
Kens3313 Offline
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Thanks Bois. I like the wire wrap because after a year of being in ur tackle box u don't pick up ur jig and the skirt stays there lol.
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#11994933 - 12/20/16 11:26 AM Re: Few jigs I made [Re: Kens3313]
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Nice baits.Good job. hooked
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#11994952 - 12/20/16 11:39 AM Re: Few jigs I made [Re: Kens3313]
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awesome stuff

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#12007236 - 12/28/16 10:15 AM Re: Few jigs I made [Re: Kens3313]
Bois d'arc Offline
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Originally Posted By: Kens3313
Thanks Bois. I like the wire wrap because after a year of being in ur tackle box u don't pick up ur jig and the skirt stays there lol.


You've probably been asked a hundred times before, but what wire are you using and where do you get it? I've used fly tying wire in the past, but its too thin and tends to cut the skirt material.

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#12008082 - 12/28/16 08:01 PM Re: Few jigs I made [Re: Kens3313]
Kens3313 Offline
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I use 24 Guage wire I got from michaels. Also have stripped down old copper wire and get strands out, it's also 24 Guage which is .024". Hope this helps
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#12008533 - 12/28/16 11:46 PM Re: Few jigs I made [Re: Kens3313]
Bradshuflin aka hunter'sdad Offline
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I use the same wire on mine from hobby lobby it last way longer than the jigs and comes out cheaper than the rubber skirt collars in the long run.
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#12008541 - 12/28/16 11:53 PM Re: Few jigs I made [Re: Kens3313]
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Those are great looking jig. Excellent job.
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#12008694 - 12/29/16 07:12 AM Re: Few jigs I made [Re: Kens3313]
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Man, those look irresistible
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#12009609 - 12/29/16 04:10 PM Re: Few jigs I made [Re: Kens3313]
Kens3313 Offline
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Thanks guys, I enjoy making them
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#12010642 - 12/30/16 08:39 AM Re: Few jigs I made [Re: Kens3313]
Bois d'arc Offline
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Originally Posted By: Kens3313
Thanks guys, I enjoy making them

If you would be interested in trading a few of your jigs for custom painted crankbaits or spinnerbaits PM me. I just happen to have a few blanks on hand.

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#12042935 - 01/16/17 09:03 AM Re: Few jigs I made [Re: Kens3313]
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awesome jigs! What head is that, arkie? Great colors, I love that top one as well.

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#12050753 - 01/20/17 10:22 AM Re: Few jigs I made [Re: Bradshuflin aka hunter'sdad]
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Looks good. Painted heads look nice.

Originally Posted By: Bradshuflin aka hunter'sdad
I use the same wire on mine from hobby lobby it last way longer than the jigs and comes out cheaper than the rubber skirt collars in the long run.


Agreed. I find hand tying my jigs to be easier that making skirts with rubber collars. It might be easier with the nice skirt making tool but the little tube/wire tool I have is still a PITA.
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#12054893 - 01/22/17 09:04 PM Re: Few jigs I made [Re: mysticslobra]
Kens3313 Offline
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Originally Posted By: mysticslobra
awesome jigs! What head is that, arkie? Great colors, I love that top one as well.
Thanks man, they are arkys except the blue and green pumpkin one is a swim jig. 96speed I used to think the rubber bands was easy but once I got the hang of tying them its easier to me now and last much longer.
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#12060526 - 01/26/17 06:34 AM Re: Few jigs I made [Re: Kens3313]
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What kind of paint are you using? Liquid or Powder?

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#12063859 - 01/27/17 09:49 PM Re: Few jigs I made [Re: Kens3313]
Kens3313 Offline
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powder paint
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#12067822 - 01/30/17 04:06 PM Re: Few jigs I made [Re: Kens3313]
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Looks like they will do some damage. Great job

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#12069351 - 01/31/17 12:02 PM Re: Few jigs I made [Re: Kens3313]
jroush Offline
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Are you mixing two different colors of paint to get that pattern? Are you dipping the heads?

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#12080538 - 02/06/17 05:27 PM Re: Few jigs I made [Re: Kens3313]
Kens3313 Offline
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It's a special type of powder I get from prismatic powders called veins, i do first color then diff color over it in those pictures. Kinda long process
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#12089674 - 02/12/17 08:27 AM Re: Few jigs I made [Re: Kens3313]
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Tried to PM you but you are over inbox limit. I have a question about Rage Craw chunks and swim jigs.
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#12091372 - 02/13/17 10:01 AM Re: Few jigs I made [Re: Kens3313]
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NICE! Makes me wanna get into building my own.
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#12092777 - 02/13/17 10:02 PM Re: Few jigs I made [Re: Kens3313]
Kens3313 Offline
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Message sent NRHmike
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#12102287 - Yesterday at 09:18 PM Re: Few jigs I made [Re: Kens3313]
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Good work. Would like to find a matching jig and craw for this guy. Not sure if link will work
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#12102711 - Today at 08:44 AM Re: Few jigs I made [Re: Kens3313]
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I use the rubber bands w rattle holders. Then reinforce with several wraps of wire. Without the rattle holders, how do you put a rattle?

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