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Baditude
02-26-2007, 04:19 PM
Do any of you actually bake your jigs after dipping? If You do , how do you hang 'em in the oven any input would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks , Pete

guest01
02-26-2007, 04:27 PM
you have a pm

MAINEIAC
02-26-2007, 04:54 PM
Bought a metal electrical box & screwed a metal pizza pan on it and drilled holes around the lip of the pan. After you dip a jig just hang it on the pan. When they are all painted put it in the oven.

Timmy Tom
02-26-2007, 05:48 PM
Buy some bread pans about 3 inches deep then go to hardware store and buy a roll of hardware cloth with 1/2 by 1/2 inch squares. Then cut the cloth a little bigger than your pans so you can bend the edges over lips of pans helps from getting poked and stays put. P.S. hang jigs on X of wire then cure. Yes I cure all of mine.

TT

crappie snatcher
02-26-2007, 05:57 PM
After I pour up a bunch of jigheads, I take a butane lighter and heat my jigheads one at a time holding them by the hook with needlenose pliers, then dipping them into the powder paint. I have a rack that I made out of that closet maid shelving that I hang them on to let them dry. It works really well for me.

Baditude
02-26-2007, 06:38 PM
i'll post a pick of what my ole lady just gave me to use once i fill it up...it's some kind of cooking thing she had kicking around...

Baditude
02-26-2007, 07:25 PM
OK people , here's the scoop. This grate came with the "Turbo Cooker" my ol' lady bought off the T.V. Since she doesn't cook much and has never used it , it is now my jig curing grate - it holds about 130 jigs for those of you wondering. Thanx to all the ideas and info y'all gave too , some pretty slick tricks IMO.

1weezer
02-26-2007, 08:04 PM
I use a small bread pan about 3 inches deep. I cut three small slits on each side and I use a piece of all thread just long enough to reach from one side to the other side. I hang the jigs on the all thread and put the pans in a toaster oven. If you need baking times and temperatures, let me know and I will email them to you. Times and temps are different for different size jig heads.
Hope this helps.

Timmy Tom
02-26-2007, 08:52 PM
Way to go Baditude good thunkin.

TT