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#1 s1rGr1nG0


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Posted 22 September 2016 - 02:59 PM

I ordered some UV resin, (also have some 5 minute epoxy at home), and I would like to try my hand at making more life like patterns for shrimp and crabs, (or perhaps hoppers), anything with a shell.

Anyone got any links and tips/tricks to pull it off. I've seen a few YouTube videos where guys would cut a straw to use for a shrimp and coat it with resin. Came out looking good though.

Any input is appreciated.



#2 Kentuckysteve


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Posted 22 September 2016 - 03:26 PM

Here's a couple vid's.





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Posted 22 September 2016 - 04:00 PM

Here's one you might like. 

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Posted 22 September 2016 - 04:10 PM

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#5 flytire


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Posted 22 September 2016 - 06:32 PM

any pattern you have tied in the past using epoxy, just substitute with uv resin

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Posted 22 September 2016 - 07:35 PM

What flytire said.


Good places to start from a salty's perspective


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Posted 22 September 2016 - 09:29 PM

I don't tie "UV Resin patterns", but I use it to build up heads and make flies a lot more durable.
A healthy dose on the head of a deceiver, for example, also allows for much bigger eyes on the fly, which I like.

#8 Henrik Thomsen (DK)

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Posted 23 September 2016 - 05:43 AM

(Not my video)

Try use EP fibers (or similar) for the body.
And maybe add a red spot of dubbing at the body, and even maybe a small clipped hackle for legs instead of the fibers used in the video...
And you might get:
(my first go at the mysis.)