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by narcodog
Fri Dec 14, 2018 10:19 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Tups Indispensable
Replies: 21
Views: 164

Re: Tups Indispensable

ForumGhillie wrote:
Fri Dec 14, 2018 7:50 am
How did they go about blending materials back then? By hand?
Coffee mill.
by narcodog
Thu Dec 13, 2018 9:51 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Pheasant Tails
Replies: 6
Views: 58

Re: Pheasant Tails

I would steam those tails and bring them back into alignment.
by narcodog
Sat Dec 08, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Edmonds & Lee No. 13a
Replies: 9
Views: 145

Re: Edmonds & Lee No. 13a

ForumGillie wrote:
Sat Dec 08, 2018 3:14 pm
Really nice, Bill. That is the first time I have seen that tied by someone on a forum.

John
Side note: - Amazing, NarcoBob knows how to post on something else than on FB. :lol:
Unlike you I only speak when something is important. :twisted:
by narcodog
Sat Dec 08, 2018 10:13 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Edmonds & Lee No. 13a
Replies: 9
Views: 145

Re: Edmonds & Lee No. 13a

Nice, Bill.
by narcodog
Tue Dec 04, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Stripped Peacock Quill Bodies
Replies: 32
Views: 680

Re: Stripped Peacock Quill Bodies

Dana, your the first person that mentioned stripping the rachis. I have some that I stripped back in the '70's that I have had stored in a jar of glycerin. W.S. different subject, what do you use to thin Kelson's head cement and what is the liquid wax made of I know that odor but I just can't place...
by narcodog
Tue Dec 04, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Stripped Peacock Quill Bodies
Replies: 32
Views: 680

Re: Stripped Peacock Quill Bodies

Bob, I use artist's turpentine. If you have a Michael's nearby they have 50% coupons you can use. The hardware stuff is too sludgy. You probably mean benzoin. Thanks Bill, I do have some artist's turpentine. A woman at an artist supply wanted to sell me some odorless turpentine, have you used that?
by narcodog
Tue Dec 04, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Harry Darbee Vise
Replies: 13
Views: 271

Re: Harry Darbee Vise

I have two Thomas vises from different manufacturing eras. The difference is the size of the head, one is noticeably larger then the other and one is on a ball the other not. I also have an early version Xuron. I have tyed on all three and I like them. There is one item that is my holy grail is find...
by narcodog
Mon Dec 03, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: Stripped Peacock Quill Bodies
Replies: 32
Views: 680

Re: Stripped Peacock Quill Bodies

Dana, your the first person that mentioned stripping the rachis. I have some that I stripped back in the '70's that I have had stored in a jar of glycerin. W.S. different subject, what do you use to thin Kelson's head cement and what is the liquid wax made of I know that odor but I just can't place ...
by narcodog
Wed Nov 28, 2018 11:50 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: Head Cementing Bodies
Replies: 9
Views: 182

Re: Head Cementing Bodies

IMO if you use the proper wax you should not have the problem.
by narcodog
Fri Nov 02, 2018 4:05 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: English Rabbit Skin
Replies: 14
Views: 367

Re: English Rabbit Skin

What's the difference between an English rabbit and a Hare?