Favorite hollow paddle tails

It all started with the plastic worm and has now mutated into a huge array of specialized offerings. Whose is the best and which one is your favorite? Come share your thoughts and opinions here.
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Favorite hollow paddle tails

Post by Hogsticker2 » Tue May 22, 2018 7:08 pm

The only ones I use are the Fish Arrow air bag shads. I'm looking for something very similar that I can source in the States, TW, etc. Every one I've tried is just a hard, stiff piece of plastic. The air bag shad is really supple and soft, yet maintains above average durability. Any ideas?

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Re: Favorite hollow paddle tails

Post by SSS » Tue May 22, 2018 7:24 pm

If they're too stiff, simply boil them (or just the tail) for 30-60sec depending on how soft you want them.

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Re: Favorite hollow paddle tails

Post by Hogsticker2 » Tue May 22, 2018 11:11 pm

SSS wrote:If they're too stiff, simply boil them (or just the tail) for 30-60sec depending on how soft you want them.
Last resort. Too much work. Plus generally speaking, if they are softer to begin with, they typically have better action / movement at slower speeds.

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Re: Favorite hollow paddle tails

Post by SSS » Wed May 23, 2018 7:02 am

Hogsticker2 wrote:
SSS wrote:If they're too stiff, simply boil them (or just the tail) for 30-60sec depending on how soft you want them.
Last resort. Too much work. Plus generally speaking, if they are softer to begin with, they typically have better action / movement at slower speeds.
They do have a better action at slower speeds when boiled.

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