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#1 brianenos80

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Posted January 26 2009 - 12:53 AM

I have seen some of the homemade duplicators and I am very interested in getting one. Someone please help me out. I am sick of trying to make the same plugs by eye.


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#2 rockfishhard

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Posted January 26 2009 - 12:58 AM

vega
$280.00


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#3 brianenos80

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Posted January 26 2009 - 1:05 AM

a little to pricey right now, just looking for a homemade wooden one for now


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#4 GattaFish

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Posted January 26 2009 - 1:26 AM

I don't think this is allowed in here,,,,??? Should look for someone to trade you some plugs or something for one in the BST,,,


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#5 Jameso

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Posted January 26 2009 - 1:42 AM

WTB is for sure not allowed, so you are gonna have to post this in BST threads or something.

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#6 brianenos80

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Posted January 26 2009 - 2:04 PM

my bad I did a search and saw someone asked for one here in this forum I apologize


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#7 Steel Pulse

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Posted January 26 2009 - 3:14 PM

build it yourself, that's half the fun. If you can build a plug you can build the dup.


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don't you ever wash that thing?


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Posted January 26 2009 - 6:59 PM

This is the one i put together.....Any questions just pm me....


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#9 brianenos80

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Posted January 27 2009 - 3:43 PM

thank you for your help. I am going to give it a shot I just dont have all the tools I need yet so it might be a pain.


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Posted January 27 2009 - 10:14 PM

Brian, here is one I put together last week. maybe this will give you some ideas.


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Posted January 27 2009 - 10:17 PM

what cutting tips are you guys using for the duplicators. ethey are both different. thanks


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#12 adson

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Posted January 27 2009 - 10:24 PM

mine is just a ground drill bit. I tried it thinking maybe I had a 50/50 shot at getting it to cut well. first try at it and it works fine.


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#13 brianenos80

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Posted January 27 2009 - 11:23 PM

You can find cutting tips to use for your homemade duplicator by searching the web. The best one I found so far was the one from the vega, but it was about $100.00. They have other ones that look like chisels heads that are alot cheaper around $20-30 dollars but they wont stay sharp as long.


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#14 Steel Pulse

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Posted January 28 2009 - 10:46 AM


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don't you ever wash that thing?


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Posted January 28 2009 - 2:45 PM

Woodbuster had one in his shop last fall. PM him maybe he still has it.

Oldsalts; Nice work.


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Went to see the whatfixer.