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April 2014
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In the lure components business, many of the items we offer are produced on screw machines. Typically, these might be beads or lure bodies. But what exactly is a screw machine? Well, simply stated a screw machine is an automated lathe. Most fishing lure components are made from brass. So in our case, a long (12 foot) brass rod is inserted into a screw machine and rotated at high speeds. While it's spinning, a series of cutting and shaping tools automatically advance to shape the outside of the item. In most cases we also need to drill a hole through the center, so a high-speed drill...

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March 2014
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Here at Worth, we're happy because month after month, statistics are showing that manufacturing is returning to America. That's good for U.S. workers, American employers and ultimately American consumers. U.S. lure manufacturers are finding that they can compete globally by eliminating off-shore transportation costs, sourcing raw materials domestically, and regaining total control over quality and inventory levels. This trend makes us very happy at Worth.

American manufacturing breeds American innovation and creativity. Although it's great for everyone involved, the consumer is the...

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March 2014
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That must be a misprint.

Nope. It's not a misprint. We've become even better at producing our super high quality ball bearing swivels. So to share the good news, we've increased the volume discounts on these swivels. All made by American craftsmen here in our factory in Wisconsin. Worth Ball-bearing Swivels are your best choice for spinner-bait swivels. These exceptional 5-bearing swivels are made of solid brass either polished or nickel plated. They're also available with either one or two Worth split ring pre assembled. So what's the...

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