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pop
06-09-2006, 01:46 PM
For those who make their own Pony and Horsehead jigs, do you dip or paint with a brush to avoid getting paint on the swivel. In addition, what do you use to put the eyes on. Seems it will be difficult because of the raised pupil.
Thanks for your help, Pop

CrappieOutlaw
06-09-2006, 02:10 PM
I use a Q-tip to paint mine, cheaper than a brush and you can roll it in the paint to form a small point on the end. Usually take the blade off while I'm painting.

CrappieHead
06-09-2006, 02:24 PM
For those who make their own Pony and Horsehead jigs, do you dip or paint with a brush to avoid getting paint on the swivel. In addition, what do you use to put the eyes on. Seems it will be difficult because of the raised pupil.
Thanks for your help, Pop

I can tell you one thing for sure powder paint is NOT the answer. I thing spray painting them would be best. Have not tired it yet but have looked into it. The spray on Vinyl paint is a little costly. $12 for a 16 oz can + shipping cost.
Eyes.....I have found using a Lure Eye Dotter the best way.

I have thought about painting the jigs first with model paint type paint. Then use a clear spray on vinyl paint after painting the jig (over the eye paint also). The vinyl paint is highly chip resistant and would be a good sealer.

pescatore
06-09-2006, 04:26 PM
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CrappieHead
06-09-2006, 05:56 PM
Where do you get your blank jigs?

I have my own molds and make them myself