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#12691906 - 03/27/18 04:29 PM Flipping Tubes?
Pdavis220 Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 02/02/18
Posts: 4
Been thinking about flipping a tube but I was reading about what hooks to use. I see people using the Trokar T190 and other use a skip gap hook. My question is if I'm using a solid head tube does it really matter? Shouldn't I be abe to use my normal flipping hook without issue?

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#12692070 - 03/27/18 06:29 PM Re: Flipping Tubes? [Re: Pdavis220]
Nick From Minnesota Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 03/23/11
Posts: 119
Loc: Blaine, MN
If it's solid, make sure you get one like this:

https://www.basspro.com/shop/en/gamakatsu-g-mag-hook?hvarAID=shopping_googleproductextensions

There isn't a lot of room for that tube to squeeze down if it's solid.

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#12692111 - 03/27/18 06:54 PM Re: Flipping Tubes? [Re: Pdavis220]
bigbass94 Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 05/27/12
Posts: 4300
Loc: San Antonio, Texas
You can use a straight shank hook but you're gonna have to really jack 'em on the hook set. Use a 2x strong extra wide gap hook.
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#12692202 - 03/27/18 07:33 PM Re: Flipping Tubes? [Re: Pdavis220]
Hobbs McAvoy Offline
Angler

Registered: 03/10/09
Posts: 387
Loc: Bullard, TX
Gamakatsu EWG Superline 4/0 for hollow body with a solid head. Sometimes I will use the Gamakatsu EWG Offset Worm 4/0 also. Never had a problem with either one.

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