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    Is that the system 2 made by Hardy?

    Is that the system 2 made by Hardy?
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    Very nice flies Scott. Thanks again for sharing...

    Very nice flies Scott. Thanks again for sharing with us.
  3. Thanks for sharing that story Ralph. I hope you...

    Thanks for sharing that story Ralph. I hope you have a great Fathers Day!
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    Sliding rings work much better with cork reel...

    Sliding rings work much better with cork reel seats that have some "give". Hard wood inserts can be a problem. A piece of leather will probably help if there is enough space for it.
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    Betty, I know how proud you are to have her. A...

    Betty, I know how proud you are to have her. A child is a precious thing. Thanks for sharing with us.
    Regards Oldster
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    Locktite will probably do the job. It comes in...

    Locktite will probably do the job. It comes in different strengths and some of the industrial grades are very nearly permanent. The common stuff sold by hardware stores etc would be OK.
  7. Thread: Waters

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    Ralph, You have put into words what most of us...

    Ralph, You have put into words what most of us feel. Thanks for reminding us in a special way. Love the picture also!

    Regards, Oldster
  8. Thread: J. A. R. S.

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    Very nice fish John. Glad you're back. I've...

    Very nice fish John. Glad you're back. I've always enjoyed Your posts and fly patterns!
    Oldster
  9. Thread: MudHopper

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    Scott, you continue to amaze me! You put out...

    Scott, you continue to amaze me! You put out pattern after pattern almost daily, all nicely tied. I ain't complaining. The first thing I do when I get on the BB is to see what you have come up with...
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    This is for Jim Smith, Please post that picture...

    This is for Jim Smith, Please post that picture and tell me where to get one of those rings. I'ev thought about something like that and would like to try it! Thanks, Oldster
  11. Whip finish is hitting it right on the nail....

    Whip finish is hitting it right on the nail. Stronger, lighter, faster etc , etc. Every manufacturer's latest model we have to own. I can not for the life of me understand how anyone 40 yrs ago could...
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    Nice pics Scott. Wish I was there!

    Nice pics Scott. Wish I was there!
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    Great to see Warren back on the river. A big...

    Great to see Warren back on the river. A big thanks to you Wayne.
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    Yes we do miss you Donald !

    Yes we do miss you Donald !
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    Wanted: Orvis Clearwater 3/4 reel

    Need an extra spool for an Orvis Clearwater reel. I know It would be hard to find so I'll take the whole reel if I must. I'll pay a reasonable price or trade something for it. Anyone have one laying...
  16. Thread: South Bend 346

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    THANKS Bob, I'm sure I can come up with workable...

    THANKS Bob, I'm sure I can come up with workable
    guide spacing. Just wanted to keep it as original as possible. Your comments
    about inconsistent spacing by the makers relieves my concern about...
  17. Thread: South Bend 346

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    South Bend 346

    I have a 8 1/2 ft South Bend HDH. I converted it to a 6 1/2 rod and now I want it back to original. Alas! I didn't record the original guide spacing. Can anyone help me? Also, a"D" weight is a modern...
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    Is that the San Juan?

    Is that the San Juan?
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    That's about the ugliest fly I ever saw! Probably...

    That's about the ugliest fly I ever saw! Probably will catch the heck out of fish. Thanks Scott.
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    A belated happy birthday to you Warren. Sorry I'm...

    A belated happy birthday to you Warren. Sorry I'm late. Been away from my computer for a few days.

    Oldster
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    Thanks Scott. For this post and all the others....

    Thanks Scott. For this post and all the others. Your are an inspiration to me. This one is a winner for sure. I gotta try it!
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    Warren, I have read many of your posts and feel...

    Warren, I have read many of your posts and feel like you are a very special person. I wish you the best and I am looking forward to reading your thoughts again soon. Best regards, Oldster
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    Nice pics Byron! Why are you not on the way to...

    Nice pics Byron! Why are you not on the way to join him?
  24. free fly tying tools, but you pay a price!

    Surgical instruments can sometimes be yours for the asking. Having visiting the emergency room a few times, I have discovered that some surgical kits are disposable so the next time you get patched...
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