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: Crab Apples - Three different

01-07-2004, 01:26 PM
Here are three carapaces and claws..The middle one to the left is the ring neck Pheasant carapace and claws. The top one is English Grouse Soft Hackle carapace and claws, and the bottom one is Indian Hen Saddle, speckled brown carapace and claws.... all have Indian Cock neck, #1 variant- brown grizzly for legs, burnt mono eyes, dipped in black paint and epoxy. Mouth is brown grizzly rabbit strip and UV purple Crystal flash. Hook is 3/0 short shank Varivas.

01-08-2004, 06:53 AM
Great job John. Could you come up with a Lady Crab version of the Crab Apple? I am working on a new crab pattern myself, not perfected yet.