Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
Edgar Espinoza, COOP96, BMc4848, bbbv4711, TXEng89
108223 Registered Users
Top Posters
TexDawg 88874
hopalong 78895
Pilothawk 76458
John175® 67831
JDavis7873® 67390
FattyMcButterpants 60883
Derek 🐝 60458
Tritonman 58049
LoneStarSon® 54517
SkeeterRonnie 53413
facebook
Forum Stats
108223 Members
60 Forums
863755 Topics
12304771 Posts

Max Online: 36273 @ 01/23/13 02:34 PM
Topic Options
#12327386 - 07/06/17 08:37 PM Tinker sprinker
Blackhill Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 03/01/17
Posts: 33
OK, my budget department got together with accusations and decided this new top water deal is not gonna happen. So accusations got together with R and D and I cam up with some similar stuff that just kept fizzling out. Caught a few on this one tonight, tomm. I will give it the AM test. Trailer hook in a cocohoe tuxedo minnow, weedless.

Top
#12327422 - 07/06/17 09:06 PM Re: Tinker sprinker [Re: Blackhill]
Kens3313 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 11/14/05
Posts: 2387
Loc: Conroe, TX
We had the same idea lol, I made this one the otherday. I cant believe how much some people are trying to sell the tinker sprinker for.
_________________________

Top
#12327447 - 07/06/17 09:22 PM Re: Tinker sprinker [Re: Blackhill]
Blackhill Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 03/01/17
Posts: 33
You know, I put a big willow gold booyah blade on the back and had numerous blow ups but all on the back so no hook sets. Also had a few different craws on a screw set and had a lot suck it in but nothing attack the frog, so again no hook set. So that's how we have made it here. Caught a few dinks in the last hour of light on this set up all on the trailer. Give it a go tomm. Cost 0 bucks, wire from a jacked up spinner bait and double swivel from same spinner bait as well as the the other stuff.

Top
#12327584 - 07/06/17 10:49 PM Re: Tinker sprinker [Re: Blackhill]
crankn101 Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 04/12/07
Posts: 4452
Loc: Longmont co.
I went down this rabbit hole....




Top
#12327973 - 07/07/17 09:15 AM Re: Tinker sprinker [Re: crankn101]
Kens3313 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 11/14/05
Posts: 2387
Loc: Conroe, TX
Originally Posted By: crankn101
I went down this rabbit hole....




Nice! Plaster mold, good idea.
_________________________

Top
#12328004 - 07/07/17 09:37 AM Re: Tinker sprinker [Re: Blackhill]
collincountytx Offline
TFF Guru

Registered: 04/08/08
Posts: 15151
Loc: Dallas, TX
I'm thinking alumilite casting resin to make a rigid prop
_________________________

Top
#12329959 - 07/08/17 03:45 PM Re: Tinker sprinker [Re: Blackhill]
JCBfromTHF Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 02/09/07
Posts: 6124
I'm gonna say this one time and one time only. Get your hands on some of those Helicopter lures that everyone loves hate and put one on the back. wink

Top
#12332914 - 07/10/17 05:55 PM Re: Tinker sprinker [Re: Blackhill]
collincountytx Offline
TFF Guru

Registered: 04/08/08
Posts: 15151
Loc: Dallas, TX
Might give you all some ideas

If I were to do it again; would use a larger split ring, so I wouldn't need the snap for the tail to ride higher
Would use a large centering pin also




_________________________

Top
#12333679 - 07/11/17 05:41 AM Re: Tinker sprinker [Re: collincountytx]
Jaret Latta Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 01/06/07
Posts: 7846
Loc: Austin, Tx/Nacogdoches, Tx
Originally Posted By: collincountytx
I'm thinking alumilite casting resin to make a rigid prop


Winner....

Add some microballoons to keep it up high

Top
#12333734 - 07/11/17 06:57 AM Re: Tinker sprinker [Re: Jaret Latta]
the skipper Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 07/04/11
Posts: 3930
Loc: nederland, TX
Originally Posted By: Jaret Latta
Originally Posted By: collincountytx
I'm thinking alumilite casting resin to make a rigid prop


Winner....

Add some microballoons to keep it up high

Yea. Form it like a whopper plopper, maybe a little smaller. Add a hook holder to attach it to a swivel.

Top
#12333740 - 07/11/17 07:03 AM Re: Tinker sprinker [Re: JCBfromTHF]
catslayer Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 03/03/08
Posts: 3692
Loc: Straight outa Johnson county.....
Originally Posted By: JCBfromTHF
I'm gonna say this one time and one time only. Get your hands on some of those Helicopter lures that everyone loves hate and put one on the back. wink


Winner, it will work perfectly
_________________________
"I'll never mess with bee's or wasp anymore, and I'll never gig another beaver..." Words from a man who learned things the hard way

Top
#12333862 - 07/11/17 08:22 AM Re: Tinker sprinker [Re: Blackhill]
collincountytx Offline
TFF Guru

Registered: 04/08/08
Posts: 15151
Loc: Dallas, TX
I'm finding that the more powerful the prop, the more the frog is likely to spin onto it's back.

There's a fine balance of the centripetal force, how soft the frog is, and keel weighting the frog.

Getting closer
_________________________

Top



© 1998-2018 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide