Favorite handmade cranks

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Favorite handmade cranks

Post by socal cranker » Wed Nov 12, 2014 4:55 am

I haven't seen a good handmade/custom crank thread in a long time.

Here are a few of my favorites.

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Re: Favorite handmade cranks

Post by Cagey » Wed Nov 12, 2014 5:15 am

I buy mine from Mark Houghton. All I have to do is tell him where I live and what species of baitfish I want replicated. He then does his homework on the species and builds lures to match the hatch for me. Or I can email him photos of what I want and make it easier on him.
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Re: Favorite handmade cranks

Post by socal cranker » Thu Nov 13, 2014 5:49 am

Top: Japanese handmade, Green Eyes - GEL Flat
Middle: Origianl Ron E Bee Baby Pig
Bottom: Japanese handmade, Flat Flicker

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Re: Favorite handmade cranks

Post by socal cranker » Tue Dec 02, 2014 8:35 am

My favorite colors of Gulp cranks

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Re: Favorite handmade cranks

Post by socal cranker » Wed Dec 03, 2014 2:05 am

A few more...lets see some others
These 3 took the action of the Little Petey and made it a 100X better. Super fast tail kicking with the head appearing to stay still.

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Re: Favorite handmade cranks

Post by Mothra » Wed Dec 03, 2014 4:53 am

great colors on those cranks, socal...

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Re: Favorite handmade cranks

Post by socal cranker » Thu Dec 04, 2014 3:19 am

Thank you. I love light brown - yellowish cranks. Looks like a bgill with that washed out color. Just work well locally.

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Re: Favorite handmade cranks

Post by Mothra » Thu Dec 04, 2014 11:52 am

socal cranker wrote:Thank you. I love light brown - yellowish cranks. Looks like a bgill with that washed out color. Just work well locally.
Agreed. Hard for me to turn down those color combos

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Re: Favorite handmade cranks

Post by stubbs » Sat Dec 13, 2014 3:56 pm

Question for those enthusiasts...

I got these two in on a trade, don't know anything about them....Anybody recognize who makes them? Appear to be balsa and circuit board lips.

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Re: Favorite handmade cranks

Post by socal cranker » Mon Dec 15, 2014 11:39 pm

stubbs wrote:Question for those enthusiasts...

I got these two in on a trade, don't know anything about them....Anybody recognize who makes them? Appear to be balsa and circuit board lips.

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Top bait: BigM crank made by Marty Burns. He is a great guy...have a tons of his cranks
Bottom bait: Basshunter crank made by Brian Moore

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Re: Favorite handmade cranks

Post by stalking coyote » Thu Dec 18, 2014 7:10 pm

Here is an example of some very hard to locate old school favorites. Original Darting R square bills new still in the package.

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Re: Favorite handmade cranks

Post by stalking coyote » Thu Dec 18, 2014 7:12 pm

Here is an example of an original Little Petey Deep Diver in the LCD color. I love this color.

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Re: Favorite handmade cranks

Post by socal cranker » Fri Dec 19, 2014 1:10 am

stalking coyote wrote:Here is an example of some very hard to locate old school favorites. Original Darting R square bills new still in the package.

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Re: Favorite handmade cranks

Post by socal cranker » Tue Dec 23, 2014 8:05 am

US builder's turn

Dweller Flatsides. No need for a D-bait, Wee Bait, or Lazer Lure anymore!

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Re: Favorite handmade cranks

Post by stalking coyote » Wed Dec 24, 2014 4:57 pm

"Dinky Donker" by Tim Earrick. Custom color.


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