SBS Shanafelt's Mongo Hopper (Carnage variation)

ScottP

Active Member
#1


PETA approved; change color/size to suit your needs.

hook - TFS 2305 #2
thread - UTC 140 tan
core - 25lb Mason
underbody - moose body hair
body - 2mm foam cream
wing - 3mm foam tan
rear legs - 2mm foam/medium rubber brown (Thunderthighs style)
front legs - medium rubber brown
indicator(s) - 2mm foam orange/yellow


put a loop in one end of the mono




mash barb, start thread, tie in mono; clean, stack a clump of moose body/tie in






hook loop onto the gallows, wrap underbody up and back (extending a bit past the bend); trim tips








tie in foam strip (gap width) facing forward




tie in second strip (about 1/3 gap width; any wider and it wont wrap properly)




brush underbody with Super Glue; wrap up




and back down; trim




trim mono, wrap wide strip back over body




determine hook eye position and poke a hole




pull hook eye thru hole in foam




tie foam down at eye and pull back; foam wasn't very elastic (old stock?) and shredded a bit; wierd




tie down at base of body/trim






taper 3mm strip (gap width+), measure (tip should be gap width past rear of body), tie in








taper 2mm foam strip




insert needle in edge, insert fine wire thru hole, insert rubber thru loop, pull wire down to thread rubber leg; trim, dab with Super Glue










tie in leg(s); trim/taper end of thigh even with hook bend






tie in indicator(s)






move thread to eye (underneath wing); tie down wing




tie down indicators






tie in front legs at eye




whip finish, SHHAN, trim legs/wing/indicators to length








Regards,
Scott
 
#3


PETA approved; change color/size to suit your needs.

hook - TFS 2305 #2
thread - UTC 140 tan
core - 25lb Mason
underbody - moose body hair
body - 2mm foam cream
wing - 3mm foam tan
rear legs - 2mm foam/medium rubber brown (Thunderthighs style)
front legs - medium rubber brown
indicator(s) - 2mm foam orange/yellow


put a loop in one end of the mono




mash barb, start thread, tie in mono; clean, stack a clump of moose body/tie in






hook loop onto the gallows, wrap underbody up and back (extending a bit past the bend); trim tips








tie in foam strip (gap width) facing forward




tie in second strip (about 1/3 gap width; any wider and it wont wrap properly)




brush underbody with Super Glue; wrap up




and back down; trim




trim mono, wrap wide strip back over body




determine hook eye position and poke a hole




pull hook eye thru hole in foam




tie foam down at eye and pull back; foam wasn't very elastic (old stock?) and shredded a bit; wierd




tie down at base of body/trim






taper 3mm strip (gap width+), measure (tip should be gap width past rear of body), tie in








taper 2mm foam strip




insert needle in edge, insert fine wire thru hole, insert rubber thru loop, pull wire down to thread rubber leg; trim, dab with Super Glue










tie in leg(s); trim/taper end of thigh even with hook bend






tie in indicator(s)






move thread to eye (underneath wing); tie down wing




tie down indicators






tie in front legs at eye




whip finish, SHHAN, trim legs/wing/indicators to length








Regards,
Scott
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