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Default Re: Stacked Calf Tail Wings

They key is this.

When you tie in the calf tail, use loose wraps at the back, and tight wraps at the front (towards the eye).
The tight front wraps hold the material secure, the loose back wraps prevent it from splaying up and out like a fan.
If you tie them in like that you should be able to do a full wing in one bunch without having to smaller tufts....

I do a couple loose wraps to hold material down, then work forward with tighter wraps, and come back again working to looser wraps.
If you use cobblers wax on your thread, you will need fewer wraps to old the calf tail in place.

If you can swing it, let me know and i'll do a quick sbs tomorrow.

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