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  1. question re: using dubbing rake and how to collect hair

    Hi Everyone,
    hope you all are enjoying the summer. Having been inspired by the Dr Korn video on custom dubbing, I want to use fur from a hare's mask to add some spikiness to some dubbing. I have...
  2. Hi Jimmy, You might visit the Pamola website as...

    Hi Jimmy,
    You might visit the Pamola website as many companies sometimes include manuals downloads for each of their products.
    Another source might be calling a few flyshops that carry that...
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    Even though I knew Mr Deschaine only through this...

    Even though I knew Mr Deschaine only through this website, I am very sorry to learn of his passing. I am recalling his numerous contributions to FAOL and especially the fly patterns that he so...
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    Thanks so much Alan. Your link was exactly the...

    Thanks so much Alan. Your link was exactly the info I needed.
    Gerri.
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    Any TU members from New York Here?

    Hi folks, I have a few questions:
    1) has TU discontinued its "trout in the classroom" projects?
    2) does the Albany, NY area have a TU chapter and if so, is it a part of the mid-atlantic council?...
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    Sending prayers and best wishes for a successful...

    Sending prayers and best wishes for a successful surgery and a speedy recovery.
    Gerri Seager
  7. Hi Byron, I currently tie on a Renzetti...

    Hi Byron,
    I currently tie on a Renzetti presentation 2200. I have had it since the 1993-4 and it has served me well. I am not a professional tyer but I am the family tyer. I enjoy tying, the artsy...
  8. Thank You Byron for the well written and...

    Thank You Byron for the well written and complete evaluation of the Pettijean vise, It is not one which I will ever own in this lifetime but when I reach my magnificent tying bench up in the sky, I...
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    Hi Guys, I thought maybe it was just me having...

    Hi Guys,
    I thought maybe it was just me having this problem but every time I tie using rabbit I suffer sneezing fits as well....10-15 sneezes before it stops for awhile. I am thinking maybe I...
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    Don't know that this will help any but about 20...

    Don't know that this will help any but about 20 years ago I purchased a Montague Rapidan 9ft/3pc/2tip/ 7wt. The rod is in excellent shape..no sets, all eyes still attached, main ferrule has small...
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    Hi, as far as materials go, when I purchase...

    Hi,
    as far as materials go, when I purchase either furs or feathers, I examine everything very carefully before even leaving the shop and bringing them home. If I am gifted materials by hunting...
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    Deanna, Late as usual to add my best wishes for...

    Deanna,
    Late as usual to add my best wishes for a successful surgery and recovery period.
    Be patient with the recovery period. Sending prayers to help you trough it.
    Gerri
  13. Do you have a first floor apartment that would...

    Do you have a first floor apartment that would enable easy future entry for the vermin? Check for any additional possible entry points like the tub and/or shower, Kitchen sink drain, small holes...
  14. Thread: As we age

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    Hi Jack, so sorry to hear of your vision...

    Hi Jack,
    so sorry to hear of your vision problems but you are not alone. My vision problems started about three years ago with a rare form of macular degeneration. I had to retire from my...
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    Addendum: Ray...forgot to mention that the...

    Addendum:

    Ray...forgot to mention that the Gartside Gurglers tied all white or white/chartreuse are also effective SW flies.
    gerri
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    Hi Ray, As far as flies go, you are on the right...

    Hi Ray,
    As far as flies go, you are on the right track with the Clousers and you might also want to look into the SW patterns by Enrico Puglisi as well as some by Lefty Kreh. SW patterns are fun to...
  17. Thread: Shad

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    Hey Scott, I had an e-mail (shad report#1) from...

    Hey Scott,
    I had an e-mail (shad report#1) from TU and the first Hickory has been caught....not on a fly though.... Someone using that other method! It has been so windy I have not been able to go...
  18. Thread: Book or DVD

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    owGood Morning Ernie, First of all, there is no...

    owGood Morning Ernie,
    First of all, there is no such thing as learning from just one resource. The best learning takes place when you can determine HOW you learn. By that, I am speaking about the...
  19. Hi all, When I purchased my first Renz. Traveler...

    Hi all,
    When I purchased my first Renz. Traveler the jaws came with the screw type jaws. I purchased the larger polished aluminum knob for the back screw thus upgrading a bit but was unable to...
  20. Thread: My winter

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    Hey Joni, funny you brought up carp! I have spent...

    Hey Joni, funny you brought up carp! I have spent the winter trying to educate myself about carp and especially carp on the fly. I have tied up numerous flies and gathered, sorted through my gear in...
  21. Thread: National pride

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    Yes Ray, the Renzetti's are a proud American...

    Yes Ray, the Renzetti's are a proud American family originally from Pa. where he had a machine shop. Once the vises became popular, they moved their business from the Harrisburg, PA area to Florida...
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    Addendum to my previous post: The jaws on my...

    Addendum to my previous post: The jaws on my renzetti have a small spring in the anterior portion andI always thought that the ring held the jaws snug enough so the spring would not pop out.
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    Hi Scott, in looking at the pic of your renzetti,...

    Hi Scott, in looking at the pic of your renzetti, I notice that the O ring is positioned to the rear od the vise head. When I purchased both of my renzettis, the O ring was placed between the first ...
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    Good Morning, I have two lamps on my tying...

    Good Morning,

    I have two lamps on my tying desk. One is a clamp on incandescent light which shines directly on the vise area and I also bought an LED desklamp which supplements the light on my...
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    Ray, I agree that the methods used in teaching...

    Ray, I agree that the methods used in teaching flytying/flyfishing are extremely important. When the Mid Atlantic FFF had their annual daycamp,The kids were given materials, use of a vise and tools,...
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