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Why is it that foamers dont get the deserved recognition from decoy makers in general?

To me you are utilizing a 2 dimensional plane and creating a 3D object that when executed correctly, should attract waterfowl.
To me a craftsman working with wood or foam deserves similar recognition . My .02
 

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i put foam on the same material shelf as cork. i have carved alot of foamers, a few corkers, but now the only thing i carve is white cedar.

i think alot of carvers were loseing alot of sales when the foamer boom started getting good. so i guess alot of guys are holding a grudge..
 

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I'm with Swamp, all the way....I made cork and still use cork for alot of my hunting....but for the last 14 months I have been really bitten by the foamer craze....to me they ride the water almost as well as cork....they are alot less costly to build a large spread (which was what got me into it in the first place), they are realistic (Herter's is one of the oldest, still active decoy companies!), they are durable, they can be shapoed and painted with minimal time and it is a medium that almost anyone with a smidgen of creativity and craftsmanship can bring life to and use to gun over.
 

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well done.....not being critical in a bad way here, but I would tint the bill a bit with a moss green....and then a few splashes of black and burnt umber mixed .....excelent body shaping....looks like a very clean burlap job......1st one???????? :cool: Obviously you take your time and have exceleent attention to detail. :thumbsup:
 
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