Re: Stripped Peacock quill alternative?
The eye feathers are the one to use for stripped quills
No substitute for the real thing
GOOGLE for "polish quills". You'll find what your looking for.
Poor quality materials are destined to discourage beginner tiers and cause greater expense when the time comes to replace them.
YOUR way is not the ONLY way when tying flies!
Fly tyers can be masters of making things complicated!
You're only limited by lack of imagination. Be creative, experiment.