Karsten, I'm overwhelmed by how civilized you sound on this excellent video. It's very easy to interpret what you are saying and I very much like your tone and your choice of words. I must have underestimated you .
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- Sun Jun 23, 2019 7:17 am
- Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
- Topic: Pete Hidy Appreciation
- Replies: 15
- Views: 493
Seen together you can really appreciate the intricate thought from Hidy that went into the dubbing mixes and how they interact with the thread and hackle color to form some beautiful emerging mimics of specific insects. When you look at them separately it is difficult to appreciate the pattern sele...
I like some of the older hooks as well, but I have had problems with them breaking when I try to pinch the barb down. Those are just too brittle. 😎 B You have to 'roll' those brittle barbs down by 'squeezing' them from the tip towards the bend of the hook in order to avoid breaking them. The easies...
- Sat Jun 08, 2019 5:29 pm
- Forum: Fly Dressings - Winged Wet Flies
- Topic: Rena Caddis
- Replies: 8
- Views: 380
Cool Hat, that is a nice version. Rena is a Norwegian river with a good stock of fish. You can see another version here http://www.rakkenes.com/rena-caddis/ http://www.rakkenes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/RenaCaddis.jpg On this same site you find Gunnar Bingen's renowned caddis 'The Animal' aka '...
- Thu Jun 06, 2019 12:28 pm
- Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
- Topic: re: William Anderson's website
- Replies: 7
- Views: 357
Money is not the issue. Some internet troll bought the domain name out from under William, and was holding the website hostage for a huge sum of money (thousands). Unfortunately, William lost control of his own website and the contents. A heart breaking loss, which took the wind out of William's sa...
- Fri May 17, 2019 2:12 pm
- Forum: Soft Hackle Materials
- Topic: Top 6 Commonly Used Hen Neck Colors?
- Replies: 25
- Views: 1745
- Fri May 17, 2019 2:07 pm
- Forum: Wet Fly Literature and History
- Topic: Fly Tying Tools
- Replies: 15
- Views: 876
That is a very robust piece of equipment. I very much enjoy specialized tools like this one. I have a very small toolmakers vice with incredribly close tolerances regarding parallelism (0,002 mm in 80mm) and angles. I don't need these qualities but I admire those who have made it.