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Old 02-29-2012, 11:31 AM
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I saw a thread recently that mentioned a specific thread that had an excellent strength to diameter ratio and I would like to know specific brands of thread that are strong but thin.

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Hi J,

I'm sure that you'll get connected to the thread thread if you try the search feature. I could look it up for you and paste it but what fun would that be

I keep it simple, I have a good supply of 8/0 that was marketed under the Orvis label. I've used this for everything from #18 & 20 trout flies (and smaller) to the salmon flies I use here on my home rivers. It seems to work very well. Like everything else you can seek to refine this as far as you wish but the stuff I use will get your tying done if you want. I believe I have some Uni Thread 8/0 that work well also.

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