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  1. Thread: New for me

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    Interesting, I use Congo hair a lot, substitute...

    Interesting, I use Congo hair a lot, substitute it for bucktail iin many patterns and tie a high tie style Baitfish pattern chartreuse over white with flash. I will have to try tying an all white...
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    I was there all day Friday and till 2pm on...

    I was there all day Friday and till 2pm on Saturday. Couldn't get into Charlie's display friday but picked up two excellent hen sets saturday. Asked him sales were and he said they were down from...
  3. I have both versions and love them both. The...

    I have both versions and love them both. The original was a little rough but smoothed up with use. The newer version is much better, smoother out of the box and cam lock jaws a big improvement over...
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    Got it! Thanks! Wayneb

    Got it!


    Thanks!


    Wayneb
  5. Purple color change Krazy glue. I've bought it...

    Purple color change Krazy glue. I've bought it at Walmart, craft, and hardware stores. Don't forget to trim the brush quite a bit to allow it to be applied in smaller amounts.

    Wayneb
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    How did you create the abdomen, furled? Wayne

    How did you create the abdomen, furled?

    Wayne
  7. A red-eyed strymph?? Wayneb

    A red-eyed strymph??

    Wayneb
  8. Thread: Cicada Patterns

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    Cicada Patterns

    Hi All;

    The seventeen year Cicadas are going to make an appear in my neck of the woods soon.

    Anyone care to share thier favorite pattern for this event?

    Thanks in advance;

    Wayneb
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    Happy birthday rick zieger!

    Happy Birthday, hope it's a good one!

    Your friend;

    Wayne
  10. Thread: Yellow Boa Yarn

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    Boa yarn is made of synthetic fibers, I tried...

    Boa yarn is made of synthetic fibers, I tried rit, Easter egg, and koolaid dyes on white boa. It wouldn't take those dyes even under heat.

    I found yellow online a couple of years back, think it...
  11. Thread: Tying wax

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    http://www.speypages.com/speyclave/showthread.php?...

    http://www.speypages.com/speyclave/showthread.php?t=53128
  12. Thread: Tying wax

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    Ebay? Wayneb

    Ebay?

    Wayneb
  13. Thread: Shorter Rod

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    Hi All; What constitutes "shorter" 10 feet or...

    Hi All;

    What constitutes "shorter" 10 feet or less? That said, I purchased the 10'2" Daiwa Tanago rod from CM_Stewart at Tenkarabum.com and can't wait to see what all I can do with it, I have...
  14. Thread: My Black Mite

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    Hi Byron; That's a nice tie, care to share a...

    Hi Byron;

    That's a nice tie, care to share a few details? ie. hook size, materials used? Is that some type of spun hair behind the hackle?

    Wayneb
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    I tried one of my Rite bobbins last evening and...

    I tried one of my Rite bobbins last evening and although this is true, I still had no problem spinning it. I use Rite bobbins and Griffin(actually Cascade Crest clones)bobbins. I like the...
  16. Thread: Took the Plunge

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    Hi Chris; It's actually an old clarifier tank...

    Hi Chris;

    It's actually an old clarifier tank that we use for emergency firefighting water. A while back, we drained out a sediment basin prior to cleaning and there were some bluegill in it. We...
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    I really like the rite bobbins, now have 5 of...

    I really like the rite bobbins, now have 5 of them. Nothing I've tried so far has given as finite thread tension control and I also find them easier to thread, just insert the thread into the bottom...
  18. Thread: Took the Plunge

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    Took the Plunge

    Hi All;

    Just recieved my 10'3" Daiwa Tanago rod from CM_Stewart Saturday, I saw the rod at the SowBug round up and just had to have one! I'm going to try it out Monday on a pond at work full of...
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    Hi Rick; Do you have a pciture of your purple...

    Hi Rick;

    Do you have a pciture of your purple version? I'm curious of the shade of purple.

    Thanks in advance;

    Wayneb
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    Hi ducksterman; I found this review: ...

    Hi ducksterman;

    I found this review: http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/forums/general-fly-tying-discussions/183196-mayfly-rotary-vise.html

    I know a few others that purchased one but they are...
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    I listened to a podcast featuring Gary Loomis and...

    I listened to a podcast featuring Gary Loomis and he said that although graphite has a higher modulous than fiberglass, it has much less hoop strength. Modulous is the resistance to bending whereas...
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    How about the May Fly vise: ...

    How about the May Fly vise: http://www.ebay.com/itm/MAYFLY-TRUE-ROTARY-FLY-TYING-VISE-PEDESTAL-BASE-and-BOBBIN-REST-/190591082457?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item2c601d1fd9

    I've been tying with...
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    Zipcast is still available, I just bought some in...

    Zipcast is still available, I just bought some in August but not from DotMan. I found it by going to the zipcast link at rodbuilders.org https://cinqo.pairowoodies.com/zipcast/order.php

    Wayneb
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    Hi Thanks for the replies, I think I'm going to...

    Hi Thanks for the replies, I think I'm going to build a rod based on Leonard 50 1/2 DH, an 8 1/2ft, 3pc 5wt.

    I cast a Leonard 50DH, 8ft,3pc,5wt and really liked it. The 50 1/2DH has a very...
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    Bamboo rod for swining wets

    Hi All;

    Anyone have a recommendation for a bamboo taper for swinging a cast of wet flys? I'd like something 8 foot or longer to ease in handling long leaders and mending.

    Thanks in advance;
    ...
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