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Old 12-17-2011, 10:25 PM
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Default Re: JP's flies step by step...for beginners.

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Originally Posted by dean_mt View Post

Allan, .......what are you using for thread?
John, it's Danville FlyMaster 6/0. I use a thread that's easy to flatten; that way I can get flatter, smoother wraps with it and that shows up in the body. If I'm tying really small stuff, then I use Gordon Griffith's Sheer 14/0, which also flattens well.

Uni threads; either the 6/0 or 8/0, don't flatten at all of me; that's why I switched to Danville. I think it's the binder that Uni uses; too stiff to allow the thread fibers to unwind and flatten.

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