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I ordered these poppers on a whim, figuring that I would at least try making my own for bass.
Using sharpies and epoxy my poppers actually turned out great! The Foam doesn't fit on the hooks provided terribly well (size 1), however this is easily fixed with some "Zap the Gap". If using sharpie markers, let the ink dry for 6 hours before applying the epoxy. You can burn a hole in the side with a sharp, molten paper clip heated over a stove. You can then easily pull rubber legs through the body.
All in all, I will be buying again. The Foam bodies were incredibly durable, they held the colored sharpie ink, and they did not warp or melt when the epoxy was added on.
This is a great little kit to get started making your own poppers! The large saltwater 2/0 size gives you a longer profile than a normal popper. I've been using a set of sharpies to color the bodies, and it works great. Highliters also are good for flourescent colors!
I and my mentor tie these religously. And the bream cannot leave it alone! We paint size 12's in a variety of colors and with different tails and the fish go bonkers for them! But be careful not to overload the tail!
The size 8 TCS body, paired with the Mustad Signature CK52S Hook, is a perfect combination. Note that I have had problems with these floating level, so legs pushed through the body should be as far forward as possible. Also, the body material is quite hard, so leg holes should be drilled prior to painting.
This is a great little kit to get started making your own poppers! The TCS size 1 is large, standard popper shape, and cupped to make a satisfying "ploop!" sound. I've been using a set of sharpies to color the bodies, and it works great. Highliters also are good for flourescent colors!
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