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by chase creek
Tue Sep 29, 2009 3:07 pm
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: magnification
Replies: 17
Views: 6593

Re: magnification

On the subject of left/right. I'm right handed and always have the vise on the left. Ran into a fellow one time who always faced the end of the jaws. He was a pretty good tyer. I tried it, but it just felt too awkward to work in that position. Maybe I didn't give it enough time. I guess, like a lot ...
by chase creek
Tue Sep 29, 2009 9:19 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: magnification
Replies: 17
Views: 6593

Re: magnification

Like the others, I prefer reading glasses (+3.75).
I've tried the circular lamp with the lens in the middle, and just a goose neck mounted magnifier,
but I seem to loose my depth perception using those. I don't have that problem with the reading glasses.
by chase creek
Fri Sep 18, 2009 6:51 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Nellie B
Replies: 14
Views: 8836

Re: Nellie B

Interesting discussion. I've used dubbing loops mostly, but also the dubbing block method. I do find I have more control over the way the dubbing is distributed along the length of the loop using the block. With me, it's always kind of a juggling act spreading the dubbing in the loop hanging from th...
by chase creek
Wed Sep 16, 2009 8:26 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: my new addition to tools
Replies: 9
Views: 4098

Re: my new addition to tools

Cool! On my way to the local sporting goods store.
I also use recycled dentist tools. I have a "rougher-upper"
made from a root canal drill with a buffalo tooth handle.
Works pretty good on those ity-bitty flies.
by chase creek
Tue Sep 08, 2009 4:01 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: shgrhe
Replies: 4
Views: 1495

Re: shgrhe

Good looking fly. Love the buggy body look with soft hackles. Thanks for posting.
by chase creek
Fri Aug 07, 2009 10:27 am
Forum: Tying Wingless Wets
Topic: COLLECTING THINGS.....
Replies: 14
Views: 5612

Re: COLLECTING THINGS.....

I have a good collection of bodkins. Even have one with a buffaloe tooth handle. Also collect old telegraph sounders, those things that go clickrty-click in the train depot of old westerns.
by chase creek
Sun May 31, 2009 2:14 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Road Runner
Replies: 4
Views: 1781

Re: Road Runner

I think the grouse wing hackle is just the right choice for this one, along with the choice of hook.
very nice tie, thanks for posting.
by chase creek
Wed May 20, 2009 7:03 am
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Emerald Spider
Replies: 4
Views: 2019

Re: Emerald Spider

Very nice looking fly. really like the choice of hook.
thanks for posting.
by chase creek
Sun Mar 08, 2009 7:19 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Snipe & ...
Replies: 17
Views: 6813

Re: Snipe & ...

Let's not spread the word around about using produce bags, the price of produce will jump sky high.
Really like the colors, especially the Tups.
Thanks for posting.
by chase creek
Tue Mar 03, 2009 12:47 pm
Forum: Fly Dressings - Wingless Wets
Topic: Phoebe's Mayfly, Connemara Dabbler, Hends Product May
Replies: 7
Views: 3368

Re: Phoebe's Mayfly, Connemara Dabbler, Hends Product May

As usual, very nice ties, Ray. Really like the color combination on the second one. Nicely done.