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   Old Thread  #261 17 Oct 2012 at 6.17pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Quick question , is the BM1 basemix suitable all through the year?
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   Old Thread  #260 9 Sept 2012 at 9.32pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Thanks guys
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   Old Thread  #259 9 Sept 2012 at 9.11pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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   Old Thread  #258 9 Sept 2012 at 8.07pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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They wil be fine just dnt boil the backend out them.
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   Old Thread  #257 9 Sept 2012 at 6.39pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Will they still be soft enough to get a needle through though, I'm not having to deal with Crays etc?
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   Old Thread  #256 9 Sept 2012 at 5.56pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
Any thoughts on the free amino acids available in the mix?
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   Old Thread  #255 9 Sept 2012 at 5.21pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Whey gel for me everytime where hard hookers needed, drives out moisture and gives a harder finished bait throughout than standard wpc80.
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   Old Thread  #254 8 Sept 2012 at 7.27pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Before i do though, what are the pros and cons of each of Albumin, WPC and Whey Gel?
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   Old Thread  #253 8 Sept 2012 at 5.05pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Ok, thanks guys, back to the rolling board!!

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   Old Thread  #252 8 Sept 2012 at 3.46pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Or blood powder for the cheaper option (just as effective for that purpose)
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   Old Thread  #251 8 Sept 2012 at 3.11pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Between 5 and 10% egg albumin and/or WPC should be fine. Otherwise as he says....hookbaits only
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   Old Thread  #250 8 Sept 2012 at 2.53pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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You can make hardened hookbaits by adding 10% Egg albumin.
Do this only on the hookbaits.
Soft baits are more attractive in my mind the rock solid ones.
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   Old Thread  #249 8 Sept 2012 at 2.01pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Just done a session with the BM1 that was slower than the previous one shall we say and one thing I have noticed is that they go too soft for my liking as hookbaits and invariably I was winding in an empty rig in the morning. Currently I am boiling for 90 seconds then drying for 24. I now realise the situation may have been made worse because I had then put them in an airdry bag when I got to he lake. From what I have read on here it appears that the drier the bait the quicker it takes on water and goes soft quicker?? Thoughts??

Also from my searching on here it looks like you can add Egg Albumin or Whey Protein Concentrate to toughen them up a bit.

What would you recommend for inclusion rates in the BM1 mix to get the desired effect? Also, would it be best to make up separate batches of hookbaits for the purpose or make the whole mix tougher, if you see what I mean?
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   Old Thread  #248 2 Sept 2012 at 11.24am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
Dose anybody know if there is a difference between vitamealo milk powderand topaz calf milk replacement.
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   Old Thread  #247 1 Sept 2012 at 9.54pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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yes and yes
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