How To Choose The Best Paint Products For Fishing Lures

Best paint for fishing lures: metalics, transparents and opaques

What’s the best paint for fishing lures? Well by the time you’ve finished reading this article you’ll have my honest opinion! For me lure paints are about ease of use, safety and turning out top notch lure art that lasts. Fish after angry fish…… After all, the satisfaction of turning out awesome looking lures is great. But it’s pretty short-lived if your paint shrivels, peels, chips or cracks after a few weeks or a few fish. That means wasted time, effort and money. So in this article we’ll take a look at some of the more common paints used in lure making. … more

Painting Crankbaits: Neo For Iwata CN Airbrush Review

Painting crankbaits is easy with the Neo CN

For many years I’ve been a great fan of the Iwata HP-C Plus for custom painting crankbaits. It’s been the workhorse of my operation for about 5 years and I currently have 5 HP-C Plus’ in almost daily use. Some have been in use for years and are as good as the day I bought them. I’d absolutely recommend the HP-C Plus to anyone getting into custom lure painting. It’s about as close as you’ll find to the perfect all-round airbrush. But a few months back Karl Isherwood at Anest Iwata Australia provided me with one of their Neo For Iwata CN models to test and … more

Airbrushing Lures: 3 Handy Gadgets That Make Painting Lures A Snap!

Airbrushing Lures Is Made Easier By Quick Change Adaptors

Turning out custom painted lures is very satisfying – although it can also be incredibly frustrating. But every so often you come across something really cheap and simple that makes airbrushing lures just that little bit easier. So in this article we’ll take a look at 3 such gadgets and “must have” accessories for the custom lure painter. But before we dive…… Airbrushing lures is a little bit of an accessory sport. And I don’t mind spending a buck or two on equipment if I reckon it will help me. In fact, I considered writing a list of the top 10 … more

Lure Painting: Iwata HP-C Plus Airbrush

Lure Painting Airbrush

I’ve been meaning to write some reviews of the airbrushes in my workshop for quite some time. But I must admit, I’ve been particularly looking forward reviewing my Iwata HP-C plus. Finally, I found time! Now, it’s no secret that I’m a great fan of Iwata airbrushes. They are beautifully engineered, work like magic and any time I’ve ever had a question Iwata have been super helpful. But please don’t think for one moment that my enthusiasm and my loyalty to this product came easily. Have a look around this website – you won’t find a lot of products endorsed here. … more