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Old 09-12-2009, 02:03 PM
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Old 09-12-2009, 04:21 PM
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Default Re: How to use a whip finish tool

Here's a question on proper use of the whip finish tool. I use a Matarelli, but I think that the answer will be the same for the finisher that's used in the thread. The question, taken from step #7 in the whip finish FAQ, is: which way do you wrap the thread; from the bend towards the eye or from the eye towards the bend? Or, does it matter?

Might as well tip my hand: I wrap from the eye towards the bend; 4-5 wraps/ doubled.
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Old 09-12-2009, 04:32 PM
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Hi Pocono,

I wrap from the starting point toward the hook eye.

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Old 09-12-2009, 04:41 PM
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Default Re: How to use a whip finish tool

Being a noob at tying, using the whip finisher is probably the most frustrating part for me. I have a habit of making the wraps come off the shank and wind up with 4-5 twists in the thread. I then have to unwrap it and pray the none of the other wraps come undone. Very frustrating!
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Here is one other way from step8.
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Old 09-14-2009, 04:56 PM
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Default Re: How to use a whip finish tool

Hello, you can this this knot just with your hand, it's easy ; I'll take photos to show...

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