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Old 04-16-2011, 10:35 AM
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The basic notion has evolved to better suit my eye... and, hopefully, the intended Striped target...
das SurfCandy style has always been fun to make and a good bet onthewater...
Things change and things stay the same...
'Same basic idea but here is the earlier VS current portrait...
'Phood 4 thought... prepared with and encapsulated in BUG-BOND...


All a bit long but that allows me to trim them back as dictated by the Phinicky Phocus Group...
Here is a phull bodied phlashy sided AcrylicCandy 5.0 on a #1 Mustad Big Game Light...

'trying for a quasi phire opal sided effect...

old version 5.0 and new 6.0... 'Phamily Photo...

old...

new... #6 Mustad Signature Series Shrimp Hook... Super Hair w/ Flash...

Darwin might appreciate this scheme...?!
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Old 04-16-2011, 11:00 AM
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Looks good enough to eat
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Old 04-16-2011, 03:32 PM
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Not too long before the phocus group convenes for the definitive answer, till then we'll remain sanguine.
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is the jury still out?
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Old 06-14-2011, 09:52 PM
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the phuture is NOW...

The Phocus Group has approved the acrylic offerings...
Bug-Bond and Tuffleye FLEX are basking in the adulation spotlight...
If you are still clinging on to the lingering odor of curing epoxy... step back from the bench, the chemical aroma, and the moaning turning wheel and embrace the acrylic cutting edge...
a phace only a mother could love...


'just DO IT!
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Old 06-15-2011, 06:01 AM
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That is a pretty cool quiver of tools there Pete!
Fantastic as usual!

BTW: Hows the spey casting coming????
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