Lee Lures Boilermaker and mini boiler maker

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Lee Lures Boilermaker and mini boiler maker

Post by keeponchucking » Sat Jul 13 2019 15:21

Has anybody got any experience of using these musky lures for pike?
My sister is coming home from the states next month and was considering getting her to bring a couple home for me to try for pike.

https://leelures.com/products/boilermaker

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Re: Lee Lures Boilermaker and mini boiler maker

Post by Flipflopjoe » Sat Jul 13 2019 15:35

$64.99 :eek: pricey !
Never seen or heard of these before but can’t see why they wouldn’t work for pike. Some good colour combos to choose from too.

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Post by Chico 48 PAC » Sat Jul 13 2019 17:17

774 5/0's are a bit on the agricultural side for here.

Remember that topwaters in the 'States sort out the bigger fish but quite the opposite is the usual case here.

There will be big fish taken on topwaters here every year but chances are you will get low doubles/high singles.
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Post by alan behenna » Sat Jul 13 2019 17:55

Did you happen to eyeball those Crankbaits,(?)

$150!!!!!...........at the present rate of exchange tis about £125.......plus postage......plus Customs Charges.......plus good ol' Royal Mail's "admin fee"!!

Ferk' that!

:eek: :afraid:

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Post by Steve Dennington » Sat Jul 13 2019 22:29

alan behenna wrote:
Did you happen to eyeball those Crankbaits,(?)

$150!!!!!...........at the present rate of exchange tis about £125.......plus postage......plus Customs Charges.......plus good ol' Royal Mail's "admin fee"!!

Ferk' that!

:eek: :afraid:
$150? That's a cheap one :pipe:

https://leelures.com/products/14-leviathan

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Post by davelumb » Sun Jul 14 2019 08:38

Steve Dennington wrote:
alan behenna wrote:
Did you happen to eyeball those Crankbaits,(?)

$150!!!!!...........at the present rate of exchange tis about £125.......plus postage......plus Customs Charges.......plus good ol' Royal Mail's "admin fee"!!

Ferk' that!

:eek: :afraid:
$150? That's a cheap one :pipe:

https://leelures.com/products/14-leviathan
I'd want bigger hooks on it than a 7/0 and an 8/0 for $284.99!. :joker:

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Post by alan behenna » Sun Jul 14 2019 08:47

davelumb wrote:
Steve Dennington wrote:
alan behenna wrote:
Did you happen to eyeball those Crankbaits,(?)

$150!!!!!...........at the present rate of exchange tis about £125.......plus postage......plus Customs Charges.......plus good ol' Royal Mail's "admin fee"!!

Ferk' that!

:eek: :afraid:
$150? That's a cheap one :pipe:

https://leelures.com/products/14-leviathan
I'd want bigger hooks on it than a 7/0 and an 8/0 for $284.99!. :joker:


Speaking as a "Big Lure" guy in relation to our UK Essox, it makes you wonder if the (Yank) "plot is being lost" here, or am I happy in my ignorance concerning what might be considered today's "mainstream" market?

That's about £230 at today's rates! FFS). :afraid:

For "keeponchucking"........... lose one of those and there's a heartbreaker' for you.

:eek:

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Post by davelumb » Sun Jul 14 2019 09:17

alan behenna wrote:
davelumb wrote:
Steve Dennington wrote:
alan behenna wrote:
Did you happen to eyeball those Crankbaits,(?)

$150!!!!!...........at the present rate of exchange tis about £125.......plus postage......plus Customs Charges.......plus good ol' Royal Mail's "admin fee"!!

Ferk' that!

:eek: :afraid:
$150? That's a cheap one :pipe:

https://leelures.com/products/14-leviathan
I'd want bigger hooks on it than a 7/0 and an 8/0 for $284.99!. :joker:


Speaking as a "Big Lure" guy in relation to our UK Essox, it makes you wonder if the (Yank) "plot is being lost" here, or am I happy in my ignorance concerning what might be considered today's "mainstream" market?

That's about £230 at today's rates! FFS). :afraid:

For "keeponchucking"........... lose one of those and there's a heartbreaker' for you.

:eek:
I'd not be throwing it attached to a fluorocarbon leader. I'd guess they're mostly bought for bragging rights or by collectors.

Or maybe they come complete with a 50" musky. :joker:

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Post by Steve Dennington » Sun Jul 14 2019 10:11

alan behenna wrote:
davelumb wrote:
Steve Dennington wrote:
alan behenna wrote:
Did you happen to eyeball those Crankbaits,(?)

$150!!!!!...........at the present rate of exchange tis about £125.......plus postage......plus Customs Charges.......plus good ol' Royal Mail's "admin fee"!!

Ferk' that!

:eek: :afraid:
$150? That's a cheap one :pipe:

https://leelures.com/products/14-leviathan
I'd want bigger hooks on it than a 7/0 and an 8/0 for $284.99!. :joker:


Speaking as a "Big Lure" guy in relation to our UK Essox, it makes you wonder if the (Yank) "plot is being lost" here, or am I happy in my ignorance concerning what might be considered today's "mainstream" market?

That's about £230 at today's rates! FFS). :afraid:

For "keeponchucking"........... lose one of those and there's a heartbreaker' for you.

:eek:
This is the most expensive freely available lure that I'm aware of. You're looking at about £400, and yes, people do chuck them! :eek:

http://www.roman-made.jp/english/products/mother/

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Post by Tony McTaggart » Sun Jul 14 2019 12:25

Chico 48 PAC wrote:
774 5/0's are a bit on the agricultural side for here.

Remember that topwaters in the 'States sort out the bigger fish but quite the opposite is the usual case here.

There will be big fish taken on topwaters here every year but chances are you will get low doubles/high singles.
Very true Chico.....Pike ain't muskys and you'd probably be doing more damage than good pulling the noisy stuff through a swim.

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Re: Lee Lures Boilermaker and mini boiler maker

Post by sebshelton » Mon Jul 15 2019 12:00

Now what’s that old saying about lures catching more fishermen than fish ... :wink:

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Re: Lee Lures Boilermaker and mini boiler maker

Post by alan behenna » Mon Jul 15 2019 18:14

Steve Dennington wrote:
alan behenna wrote:
davelumb wrote:
Steve Dennington wrote:
alan behenna wrote:
Did you happen to eyeball those Crankbaits,(?)

$150!!!!!...........at the present rate of exchange tis about £125.......plus postage......plus Customs Charges.......plus good ol' Royal Mail's "admin fee"!!

Ferk' that!

:eek: :afraid:
$150? That's a cheap one :pipe:

https://leelures.com/products/14-leviathan
I'd want bigger hooks on it than a 7/0 and an 8/0 for $284.99!. :joker:


Speaking as a "Big Lure" guy in relation to our UK Essox, it makes you wonder if the (Yank) "plot is being lost" here, or am I happy in my ignorance concerning what might be considered today's "mainstream" market?

That's about £230 at today's rates! FFS). :afraid:

For "keeponchucking"........... lose one of those and there's a heartbreaker' for you.

:eek:
This is the most expensive freely available lure that I'm aware of. You're looking at about £400, and yes, people do chuck them! :eek:

http://www.roman-made.jp/english/products/mother/


Here's a special one of the above you mentioned Steve..........you could get it for your collection :laughs:

It's "only" about £630 at today's rates, an absolute bargain, chuck it in the box and try it out............

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Roman-made-MOT ... SwsXxdHGlD

OR..........if your really flush you could pair it up with the £680 jobby.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Roman-Made-Lur ... 100623.m-1

Bonkers' stuff!

:afraid:

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Post by Steve Dennington » Mon Jul 15 2019 23:59

alan behenna wrote:

Bonkers' stuff!

:afraid:
Even more bonkers is this! :afraid:

http://www.tackletour.com/autopsyromanmademother.html

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Re: Lee Lures Boilermaker and mini boiler maker

Post by Happy Hayes » Yesterday 08:13

Lots of work involved in making the lure
But would you pay 400 for it ?
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Post by nen » Yesterday 09:19

Well, the pricepoint and perceived exclusivity does their advertisement for them :)
No lure is worth £400 in my world. Hell, being the cheapskate I am I am hard pressed to justify £20. I know I am just one bad cast into a tree or or unlucky snag away from losing it.
And honestly most of my £2 Chinese off-brand lures work and produce just as good as my £30 ones.

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Post by Steve Dennington » Yesterday 18:33

Happy Hayes wrote:
Lots of work involved in making the lure
But would you pay 400 for it ?
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Nope. As the autopsy video shows the guts of the lure though, I might have a crack at making one :smile:

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Post by Happy Hayes » Yesterday 18:38

It would be interesting to see the difference,if any between the two
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