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Thought I saw a thread about this awhile ago but cannot find it in the archives. Any advice about painting big bass flies - foam bodies in particular - specifically bodies made of tradititional flip-flops. I thought I read folks paint them with latex paint, not sure if primers and/or a finish is required after the primary. Popper Paint. ITEM # PA 1 per Package. RAINY'S POPPER PAINT: Specially formulated acrylic paint. Flexible after it dries. Thins and cleans up with water. Recommended for painting any foam surface. Distributed in plastic bottles with a wide lid. Clear Coat is highly recommended as a first and final coat when. Paint Drying Rack. to hang poppers to dry after painting; a board, eighteen inches long by six inches wide; at each end, a three-and-a-half inch nail; nylon line, with an overhand knot every one-half inch, tied between the nails; the knots keep the poppers separated. What do you guys paint your poppers with? Right now I'm using some old enamel model airplane paint w/ brushes and coating the body with epoxy. Right now it takes me about 6 hours to finish one fly, since multiple coats of paint are needed, and none of them come out looking like something you would. This is my little video showing you how I airbrush some of my popper heads. This is a quick and easy I'm. I tie lots and lots of poppers for the Ft. Lauderdale Fly Shop and my own anglers. Years ago I used to carefully paint cork headed poppers but don't bother with the foam headed ones. They just don't last long enough to make it worthwhile If you just have to get artistic use pantone or sharpy markers and go. What do you guys/girls like as a before and after painting coat for popper heads like Rainys or Balsa Heads? I'm looking for that tact free vehical. Page 1 of 3 - The Hard Way: Poppers N Paint - posted in Beginner's Corner: I have a saying that I try to follow: Just buy it. Sometime I listen to myself, and sometimes - if I'm feeling froggy - I abandon that sage wisdom and try to build/make/create stuff that I know I shouldn't. Take for example - foam popper Popper Painting - Warmwater Species. Just getting started on tying my own and want to paint some nice popper heads for redfish and trout along w bass when I find a good pond. I've got ple.