YLI 6b Alternative

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joaniebo
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YLI 6b Alternative

Post by joaniebo » Thu Mar 19, 2020 10:40 am

Anyone have a YLI number for an alternative to the old Gossamer 6b silk? Just wondering.
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Re: YLI 6b Alternative

Post by driftless » Thu Mar 19, 2020 10:50 am

Bob,

It's Kimono Silk Thread #370 Teriyaki. 220 Yd. spool for under six bucks online. Good stuff!!!

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Re: YLI 6b Alternative

Post by joaniebo » Thu Mar 19, 2020 12:20 pm

Paul

Thanks for the info but I was going to order several YLI silks and would like to add the 6b alternate to that order.

Bob
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Re: YLI 6b Alternative

Post by driftless » Thu Mar 19, 2020 12:31 pm

Hi Bob,

I don't think you'll find an acceptable 6b sub in YLI thread.
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Re: YLI 6b Alternative

Post by Theroe » Thu Mar 19, 2020 12:36 pm

Kimono Silk Thread #370 Teriyaki is VERY CLOSE........ the fish will never know....
Soft and wet - the only way....
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Re: YLI 6b Alternative

Post by Old Hat » Fri Mar 20, 2020 10:50 am

Unfortunately, the YLI does not have a close substitute for the 6B. If you want to stick with the YLI, I would go with a lighter shade of orange and put some dark cobbler's wax on it. Close enough.
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