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Please explain 1.5 or 2.5 Crankbait #13828186 01/01/21 08:51 PM
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What does the 1.5 or 2.5 represent. It can't be the length because the lure can be 2.75" long. The depths can be 5 - 7 ft deep. So exactly what does it mean.
Thanks for the lesson. 66 and still learning.
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Re: Please explain 1.5 or 2.5 Crankbait [Re: C Worthy] #13828199 01/01/21 09:00 PM
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1.1/2 oz. / 2.1/2 oz.

Re: Please explain 1.5 or 2.5 Crankbait [Re: Huckleberry] #13828209 01/01/21 09:07 PM
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Looking at different crank baits, the 1.5 can either be 3/8 or 1/2 oz. And the 2.5 can be 1/2 or 5/8 oz, so that doesn't seem to be what that represents, but I could be dead wrong because I flat don't know and there is no good explanation for it on the net. If it is not going to represent anything, then I wish they would not advertise it as a 1.5 or a 2.5 Crankbait.


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Re: Please explain 1.5 or 2.5 Crankbait [Re: C Worthy] #13828276 01/01/21 09:48 PM
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Should be the size profile of the bait but not meaning the exact length of the bait. They just associate those numbers to that style if that makes sense

KVD 1.0 2" 1/4oz 2-4ft
KVD 1.5 2-1/4" 3/8oz 3-6ft
KVD 2.5 2-3/4" 5/8oz 3-6ft

Re: Please explain 1.5 or 2.5 Crankbait [Re: C Worthy] #13828449 01/01/21 11:50 PM
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I always thought that 1.5 meant 1 1/2" in length minus the bill and 2.5 meant 2 1/2" minus the bill.

Re: Please explain 1.5 or 2.5 Crankbait [Re: C Worthy] #13828457 01/01/21 11:56 PM
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Yeh. I know a 2.5 chunks farther than a 1.5, but a 1.5 gets bit more. That’s all I got.


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Re: Please explain 1.5 or 2.5 Crankbait [Re: C Worthy] #13828493 01/02/21 12:33 AM
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It's just the size of the bait

Re: Please explain 1.5 or 2.5 Crankbait [Re: big mike] #13828577 01/02/21 01:50 AM
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Originally Posted by big mike
I always thought that 1.5 meant 1 1/2" in length minus the bill and 2.5 meant 2 1/2" minus the bill.


That's what I have always thought.


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Re: Please explain 1.5 or 2.5 Crankbait [Re: C Worthy] #13828694 01/02/21 03:06 AM
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LOL, well at least I feel better now. You know if they are going to call something by a reference name, they should at least inform the buyer what it suppose to represent.


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Yeh. It’s kinda like rod power numbers. It’s kinda different for every maker.


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Re: Please explain 1.5 or 2.5 Crankbait [Re: the skipper] #13828743 01/02/21 03:42 AM
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Originally Posted by the skipper
It's just the size of the bait



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Re: Please explain 1.5 or 2.5 Crankbait [Re: C Worthy] #13829692 01/03/21 12:11 AM
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Originally Posted by C Worthy
LOL, well at least I feel better now. You know if they are going to call something by a reference name, they should at least inform the buyer what it suppose to represent.

When ya get that figured out let us know how to decipher bass boat model numbers.

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Just remember, Strike King has 1, 1.5, 2.5, 3, 4, 5, 8, 10 size lures.

The number has no meaning, except higher is bigger, may run deeper, but not necessarily.

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Also 6, missed it.

Re: Please explain 1.5 or 2.5 Crankbait [Re: C Worthy] #13831252 01/04/21 12:20 PM
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Originally Posted by C Worthy
What does the 1.5 or 2.5 represent. It can't be the length because the lure can be 2.75" long. The depths can be 5 - 7 ft deep. So exactly what does it mean.
Thanks for the lesson. 66 and still learning.
CW


ya know how Bandit rates there cranks by depth with bill sizes like 100, 200, etc? well its not like that at all.


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