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New mojo wing spinning decoy TOO BRIGHT
« on: August 22, 2017, 03:18:17 PM »
Has anyone flocked a mojo spinner ? new paint seems super bright

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Re: New mojo wing spinning decoy TOO BRIGHT
« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2017, 03:59:31 PM »
Don't own any since they aren't legal here. If they were and brightness was an issue I would probably just spray with some matte paint
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Re: New mojo wing spinning decoy TOO BRIGHT
« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2017, 04:08:40 PM »
Has anyone flocked a mojo spinner ? new paint seems super bright

To bright to you or the birds?  Maybe the paint scheme has been tested on birds and they react good towards them.  I still believe many decoys are marketed to the hunter not the birds.  The action should attract the birds I would imagine.  They decoy in to black and white flashers.

As mentioned, if it appears to bring to you, change them up.  Ultra Flat black on one side and Ultra flat white on the other.
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Re: New mojo wing spinning decoy TOO BRIGHT
« Reply #3 on: August 22, 2017, 04:11:11 PM »
I am talking about the legal wind powered one (no battery / motor)

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Re: New mojo wing spinning decoy TOO BRIGHT
« Reply #4 on: August 22, 2017, 04:13:38 PM »
This one?  I see plenty of them used each year.  Not my personal favorite, but I watch birds work them.
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Re: New mojo wing spinning decoy TOO BRIGHT
« Reply #5 on: August 22, 2017, 04:14:20 PM »
Good point H2 just looking at it to me it seems much to glossy and shiny compared to all of my other decoys and definatly much more glossy then my already flocked decoys

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Re: New mojo wing spinning decoy TOO BRIGHT
« Reply #6 on: August 22, 2017, 04:16:25 PM »
H2 that is the one ! ya they are perfectly legal in washington  not battery controlled is legal ya i to have heard they work just more motion to add to the already moving spread lol

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Re: New mojo wing spinning decoy TOO BRIGHT
« Reply #7 on: August 22, 2017, 04:18:51 PM »
Good point H2 just looking at it to me it seems much to glossy and shiny compared to all of my other decoys and definatly much more glossy then my already flocked decoys

Probably won't land the birds like the flocked decoys may allow.  But it will get the birds into shooting range over the decoys.  If you notice the point at which they start to flare off it, shift the spinner further behind you.  This will have the birds focused on the spinner and not you and when they flare off it, they will be in the shooting zone you want.  :tup:
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Re: New mojo wing spinning decoy TOO BRIGHT
« Reply #8 on: August 22, 2017, 04:23:40 PM »
Good point i will give that a Try if i run into problems with it . i was kind of kicking around the idea or flocking this one with one of the flocking kits

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Re: New mojo wing spinning decoy TOO BRIGHT
« Reply #9 on: August 22, 2017, 04:29:15 PM »
Good point i will give that a Try if i run into problems with it . i was kind of kicking around the idea or flocking this one with one of the flocking kits

You can try it.  Might take more wind to move them and make them turn a little slower.  I would paint with flat colors over flocking.  I know one other guy that flocked all of his and swears by it, but I don't think it make the birds work and different with it.  They work or they don't.  Key is to know when to pull them or where to place them.  Sometimes pull string decoys work way better.  I have 22 spinners if needed.
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Re: New mojo wing spinning decoy TOO BRIGHT
« Reply #10 on: August 22, 2017, 04:42:50 PM »
I don't have any other motion for my field spread other then this however I do have motion for my water spreads with floaters on pull cords I plan to also use this in water and just nervous about the glare that might come off of this paint and also it not matching my other decoys even close I will try some flat paints first for sure . What kind of pull strings are you using in the field spreads ?

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Re: New mojo wing spinning decoy TOO BRIGHT
« Reply #11 on: August 22, 2017, 04:52:06 PM »
It's the green on the head I'm mostly concerned about

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Re: New mojo wing spinning decoy TOO BRIGHT
« Reply #12 on: August 22, 2017, 04:59:09 PM »
It's the green on the head I'm mostly concerned about
You should be more concerned about the inability to stop the wings from turning when you want the birds to finish.  Save your money and buy a knotty duck or similar pull string decoy then put that one in the flower beds at your house.

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Re: New mojo wing spinning decoy TOO BRIGHT
« Reply #13 on: August 22, 2017, 07:31:51 PM »
I will take a look into thoes thanks

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Re: New mojo wing spinning decoy TOO BRIGHT
« Reply #14 on: August 23, 2017, 12:26:43 PM »
Don't flock the wings but flock the bird. I have done a handful and I think they look pretty good. It doesn't affect the performance at all. Buy a flocked Decoy Dancer and you will be even more happy.

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Re: New mojo wing spinning decoy TOO BRIGHT
« Reply #15 on: September 29, 2017, 01:56:42 PM »
I tried a couple of those and just returned them to Cabelas.  One cracked the first time out at the base where it connects to the pole and the other one took 20 mph wind to get the wings moving.  There are much better wind spinners on the market.

 

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