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Whopper Plopper FYI #12762734 05/20/18 08:34 PM
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I decided to order a Whopper Plopper from an Alibaba store in China. Three reasons: 1st because of the price, $6.85, 2nd to see how long it takes since it's free shipping and 3rd to see if it's the real thing. Alibaba has good reviews and no complaints so we'll see. If and when it gets here I'll report good or bad. Seems to me if they can ship one free from China for $6.85 they may be over charging here. I paid $12.99 at Academy for one here.


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Great comparison and research


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I love those things !!! Let me know how this works out . I love to throw the Whopper.....Years ago there was a tackle show at Fair ground in Dallas Dad and I talked a guy out of two lures that they were about to start producing We came back to Winnsboro and wore the fish out About a month later I looked around in Saline Creek on Palestine and I counted 4 guys throwing a Lunker Lure. Love the explosion and watching the blow up. Oh and the anticipation !!!


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Re: Whopper Plopper FYI [Re: GIG'EM AGGIES] #12762764 05/20/18 09:13 PM
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So are they knock offs or original?

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I think the one's from China are Whopper Puppers! Good luck, let us know. bolt

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Re: Whopper Plopper FYI [Re: Jarrett Latta] #12762774 05/20/18 09:22 PM
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Originally Posted By: Jaret Latta
So are they knock offs or original?


All indications, pictures and comments they're the real deal. Check for yourself at Aliexpress.com . An Alibaba company.


I am a Senager. (Senior teenager) I have everything that I wanted as a teenager, only 50 years later. I get an allowance every month. I have PU truck and a bass boat, I am blessed.
Conscience never acquits, it either accuses or excuses.
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I might order from Alibaba if it works out as priced.Unfortunately I'm still using an iPhone 3 and it wont open the website.


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if it is the real thing, you may catch the end of the shad spawn, 2019


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Re: Whopper Plopper FYI [Re: Deja vue] #12762860 05/20/18 11:05 PM
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Originally Posted By: Deja vue

I might order from Alibaba if it works out as priced.Unfortunately I'm still using an iPhone 3 and it wont open the website.


You need a new iphone badly. I bought an iphone 6s on ebay for 1/2 price. I mostly use a laptop for online purchases though, much faster to navigate. Aliexpress says 10-20 days for delivery so we'll see how that works out. They're really trying to get a customer base over here.


I am a Senager. (Senior teenager) I have everything that I wanted as a teenager, only 50 years later. I get an allowance every month. I have PU truck and a bass boat, I am blessed.
Conscience never acquits, it either accuses or excuses.
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Originally Posted By: outfishdya
if it is the real thing, you may catch the end of the shad spawn, 2019


They say 10-20 days for delivery so we'll see but I don't plan my fishing around the shad spawn anyway. I'm actually always glad when the spawn is over each year and the fish get off the bank.


I am a Senager. (Senior teenager) I have everything that I wanted as a teenager, only 50 years later. I get an allowance every month. I have PU truck and a bass boat, I am blessed.
Conscience never acquits, it either accuses or excuses.
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If you're only throwing it for the shad spawn you're missing out on a ton of fish

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I used allibaba for tungsten weights. Bought 2000 of them for a crazy cheap price. Took about 2months to get them but got them crazy cheap.


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Originally Posted By: GIG'EM AGGIES
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So are they knock offs or original?


All indications, pictures and comments they're the real deal. Check for yourself at Aliexpress.com . An Alibaba company.


when i did a search on the site, none of the manufacturers were River2Sea. THe closest i saw were from SeaKnight?

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So are they knock offs or original?


All indications, pictures and comments they're the real deal. Check for yourself at Aliexpress.com . An Alibaba company.


when i did a search on the site, none of the manufacturers were River2Sea. THe closest i saw were from SeaKnight?


You're probably right Ted and if the lure is fake they'll get some really bad feedback here, other fishing forums and their website. thumb


I am a Senager. (Senior teenager) I have everything that I wanted as a teenager, only 50 years later. I get an allowance every month. I have PU truck and a bass boat, I am blessed.
Conscience never acquits, it either accuses or excuses.
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Were they any good? Ive heard they werent clean and cut the line a lot. Whats your experience?


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