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    Default #2 poppers for the salt

    Been tying these up for spring.

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    Nice job, what is the prey? And what is the body material?
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    Bodies are soft foam perfect poppers, painted with spray paint and covered with Liquid Fusion. Will be using them for seatrout.

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    They are very nice. I would guess balsa or cork bodies would be destroyed if the fishing was very good. I have turned a foam body about that size with my rotary tool, but it is very tricky..
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    I also turn the smaller popper bodies using a dremel, but I use a tool that holds the foam while it turns in the dremel, makes it very easy to turn the body and shape it with a nail file. The tool I use I got from a shop called Soggy Bottom, it comes in 2 sizes that will let you turn large ( 1") , or the small one for bodies down to around size 12. This is one I did with some stacked foam sheets:

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    That's a nice job also. I have never stacked foam, I guess my daughter has provided me with too many flip flops and the availability of foam kids toys I can misuse. That's a really nice paint job on the saltwater poppers, is that an airbrush or are you just really good with a rattle can?
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    Quote Originally Posted by RHenn View Post
    I also turn the smaller popper bodies using a dremel, but I use a tool that holds the foam while it turns in the dremel, makes it very easy to turn the body and shape it with a nail file. The tool I use I got from a shop called Soggy Bottom, it comes in 2 sizes that will let you turn large ( 1") , or the small one for bodies down to around size 12.
    So, I am dying to know, what is this tool? I just use toothpicks, but they frequently break.
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