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#1 denduke

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Posted 18 January 2020 - 05:16 PM

Cuttem in two....jazzed up some tails/eyes.
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Might as wel do some foam froggies.
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#2 mikechell

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Posted 18 January 2020 - 05:39 PM

Those will attract some attention!  


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#3 feathers5

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Posted 18 January 2020 - 05:45 PM

Great poppers.



#4 Philly

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Posted 20 January 2020 - 09:22 PM

Nice.   I use a lot of the pre-formed bodies.  I use mainly white, sometimes yellow ones.  Since I tend to color, apply transfer foil and coat mine with UV resin that removes them from the simple foam popper category.  One of the first foam poppers I learned was called the "fun foam" popper by the guy who showed it to me.

Materials were a foam circle for the popper head, marabou for the tail and wrapped hackle for the body.  I later added a heart shaped piece of foam to make the head.  A quick tie, even for someone just learning.  You can buy bags of foam circles of mixed colors and sizes at most craft stores.  Heart shaped pieces should be available now.  I apologize for the quality of the pictures.  These were probably taken 20 years ago when I was first learning to take and post pictures. 

 

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#5 mikechell

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Posted 20 January 2020 - 09:35 PM

The ones you made from the "front half" or larger end of the preformed foam ... could be made with flip flops.

fluffy tail popper.jpg

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#6 denduke

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Posted 20 January 2020 - 10:58 PM

Heres the post with the foam divers from foam discs. I fashioned after Cdads. Gonna put 5mm glass rattle in when make some more.
http://www.flytyingf...showtopic=88423
Cork, foam I glitter not paint hardly anymore. Never punched out flip flops. Looks easy and pic colors so no painting.
BTW Stopped using the bent hooks; theyre just too long. Use the mustad salty ones from Acedemy. The Krazyglue holds them plenty good to foam.
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#7 DarrellP

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Posted 08 February 2020 - 07:34 AM

Denduke, standard Mustad SS hooks or long shank?
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#8 denduke

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Posted 08 February 2020 - 10:25 AM

Denduke, standard Mustad SS hooks or long shank?


Either prolly work. I use standard.
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