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    Hi moadiver: How but we put a little...

    Hi moadiver:

    How but we put a little wager on that. When I set up this fall you can come over and observe. As it has been said before, he who laugh's last, laugh's best.
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    Tying and Moving

    Well the little Lady and I are moving to a new home and I started the boxing. I went and taken my flytying desk and 4 storage cabinets apart and cannot believe how much fly tying material I have...
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    Hi Allan: I use Danville 6/0 and spin it...

    Hi Allan:

    I use Danville 6/0 and spin it counter clock wise to flatten the thread and then use a Sewing needle to split it. Speaking of eye sight, my eyes changesd and I use to use a magnifier on...
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    Hi Bryon, I hear ya on that. Just keep in mond I...

    Hi Bryon, I hear ya on that. Just keep in mond I have seen to many issues over a vise designed differrently than company X and company X has a hissy fit because the vise looks a tad like theirs when...
  5. Thread: Wooly Worm

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    Yeah the old Woolly Worms were less hackled. I do...

    Yeah the old Woolly Worms were less hackled. I do not know why the hackling increased as time went on. One thing I learned finally after almost 30 years of tying is that I tye them to look closer to...
  6. I have fished classic winged wets for over 20...

    I have fished classic winged wets for over 20 years. I fish them depending on the stream condition, on high to medium stream conditions with flow I use an intermediate sinking line and on lower...
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    Wouln't that be a rotary vise instead of a "TRUE...

    Wouln't that be a rotary vise instead of a "TRUE Rotary Vise"? Regal already has a Rotary vise but not a True Roatary vise like the Dyna-King Barracuda and the Renzetti 3000 - Master line. A rotary...
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    Sorry I have been away, My Mom passed away on...

    Sorry I have been away, My Mom passed away on January 1, 2014 at 4:45PM in the afternoon. My wife and I were the primary care givers for 9. 5 years. My Mom lived with us until we had to place her in...
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    Okay, I have given this a thought and the first...

    Okay, I have given this a thought and the first thing that comes to my mind is a Dental Floss soft Hackle wet fly. I will be using two colors of floss and hope the outcome is Minty. :lol:
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    I would love to be part of this. Fontinalis

    I would love to be part of this.

    Fontinalis
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    Hi ScottP: Nice Fly and thanks for sharing how...

    Hi ScottP:

    Nice Fly and thanks for sharing how it is tyed. I truly apprecaite you taking the time to show how it's done.
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    Hi ScottP: Nice tyes. I really like them and...

    Hi ScottP:

    Nice tyes. I really like them and think they were tyed nice and neat.
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    OK: Got me on that one. I agree. LOL

    OK:

    Got me on that one. I agree. LOL
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    Very nicely done and reminds me of when I fooled...

    Very nicely done and reminds me of when I fooled around with streamers/Bucktails of Deer hair a long time ago. Now I have the itch to tye Mickey Fins because of your beautiful flies.
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    Sometimes it's better to say nothing at all.

    Sometimes it's better to say nothing at all.
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    That is a very nice looking simple fly to tye. I...

    That is a very nice looking simple fly to tye. I like the Squirel wing best. I see your using grey squirrel. What do you think about using Fox squirrel instead that I feel might complimnet the...
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    My HMH Standard Vise Review

    I dropped out of the fly tying scene for a little over ayear due to health issues with my Mom. A few friends reached out to me andinformed me the things we are going through with my Mom they had gone...
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    I have tyed on a Renzetti Presentation 4000 and a...

    I have tyed on a Renzetti Presentation 4000 and a Master for 14 years. I never used the rotary function at all. All I used th rotary for was to turn the fly to look at the other side. I also tye...
  19. Nice flies Uncle Jesse

    Nice flies Uncle Jesse
  20. Brassie, The Easy Simply Forgotten Nymph

    Here is a fly called the Brassie. There are a few ways to tye this fly, but I prefer the one pictured.
    Brassie:
    Hook: Mustad 9671 size 14
    Thread: Danville Black 6/0
    Body: Lagartun Fine Copper...
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    Or you can simply order and buy the O Ring kits...

    Or you can simply order and buy the O Ring kits from Renzetti. Now Renzetti use to be good but feel their quality has gone way down hill. Any vise that requires rubber bands and sales a spare parts...
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    Vise Lessons (Sometimes) The Hard Way

    25 years ago I started out tying on the standard vise at the time a ?Thompson Model A? that was a clamp. I tyed a few years on it but was frustrated with the inability to take it to Hotels or camping...
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    Now I truly like this bee. This is really nice...

    Now I truly like this bee. This is really nice and a find job of tying and assembling I would say needs to be praised. I too would love to see the tutorial on this one.
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    Only speaking for wet fly wings, I prefer most of...

    Only speaking for wet fly wings, I prefer most of the time to use 2/3 rds the hook gap. Then other times depending on mood and creativity I use full gap, half gap and 1.5 the gap of the hook. When it...
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    Here is one of mine that matches the theme but...

    Here is one of mine that matches the theme but was tyed and presented to the Philadelphia pHillies


    http://i462.photobucket.com/albums/qq348/Fontinalis/PhilliesWetFly012.jpg
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