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by ForumGhillie
Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:14 am
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Kimono/Pearsall coordinated numbers
Replies: 25
Views: 760

Re: Kimono/Pearsall coordinated numbers

I going back to my childhood when I could not afford a real bobbin. :) Since the YLI silk thread, like Kimono, is pretty cheap, less the $0.01 per lineal foot. I don't use a bobbin. I just cut about 12" off, wax it with Bailey's Wax and secure the htread to the hook shank. It really grabs and I find...
by ForumGhillie
Mon Jan 13, 2020 7:35 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Keep on tying! (Greenwell's soft hackle)
Replies: 8
Views: 223

Re: Keep on tying! (Greenwell's soft hackle)

Barry, the fly looks great and it would definitely hunt! I’m not a great tyer because of poor vision up close, but my flies are strongly tied to withstand the rigors of casting and fishing. I keep saying this... all that matters is what the trout think. Personally, I think tiers have gone over the t...
by ForumGhillie
Sat Jan 11, 2020 3:38 pm
Forum: Tutorials / Step-by-Steps / Video Demos
Topic: Hackle Folding Tool
Replies: 27
Views: 888

Re: Hackle Folding Tool

daringduffer wrote:
Sat Jan 11, 2020 3:32 pm
Yes please, ban me. I'm under bad influence on this forum. Please?

dd
Naw, we would all miss you too much.
by ForumGhillie
Sat Jan 11, 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: Tutorials / Step-by-Steps / Video Demos
Topic: Hackle Folding Tool
Replies: 27
Views: 888

Re: Hackle Folding Tool

ronr wrote:
Sat Jan 11, 2020 12:45 pm
Is there no censor, or filter, for these posts :shock: :lol: :?
Sure. we could ban "dd". :lol: :lol: :lol:

But, I enjoy his Swedish humor.
by ForumGhillie
Sat Jan 11, 2020 2:10 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: YLI Silk thread junkie
Replies: 21
Views: 511

Re: YLI Silk thread junkie

lonewolve88.

Welcome to the FlymphForums!!

There is also an excellent comparison of Kimono silk thread that Carl posted here: viewtopic.php?f=22&t=8845
by ForumGhillie
Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:39 pm
Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
Topic: Kimono/Pearsall coordinated numbers
Replies: 25
Views: 760

Re: Kimono/Pearsall coordinated numbers

Just an FYI.. I have been tying size #20 spiders with YLI silk, starling feather and Bailey's wax with no issues and body is not bulky at all.
by ForumGhillie
Fri Jan 10, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: Tutorials / Step-by-Steps / Video Demos
Topic: Hackle Folding Tool
Replies: 27
Views: 888

Re: Hackle Folding Tool

They were Isabella-coloured from the beginning but now more of primrose in front and slightly brownish in backside. Cannot explain the reason for this ;) . You will thus get three colours. dd :shock: :shock: :o dd. I appreciate the offer but I have plenty of primrose and brownish colored silk threa...
by ForumGhillie
Fri Jan 10, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: Tutorials / Step-by-Steps / Video Demos
Topic: Jim Slattery Demonstrating Leisenring Dubbing Technique
Replies: 16
Views: 7564

Re: Jim Slattery Demonstrating Leisenring Dubbing Technique

I tried to include an image in my last post, but it looks like I have to link to a URL. I currently have no active online storage of images to post from. Not sure which if any image hosting sites are still out there free. It there a way to upload images directly from my computer? You could not uplo...
by ForumGhillie
Fri Jan 10, 2020 5:12 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Nymphs
Topic: GEM Skues numph
Replies: 14
Views: 358

Re: GEM Skues numph

Beauty!! Tasmanian possum???? :lol: :lol:
by ForumGhillie
Fri Jan 10, 2020 4:53 pm
Forum: Tutorials / Step-by-Steps / Video Demos
Topic: Jim Slattery Demonstrating Leisenring Dubbing Technique
Replies: 16
Views: 7564

Re: Jim Slattery Demonstrating Leisenring Dubbing Technique

Welcome utyer. I made you an official member, so now feel free to post and upload photos of your wingless wet fly patterns if you want to.