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Forum: Fly Rod Building 02-09-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By Davec921
Re: Just bought my first Blank

Sorry it has been so long since an update. I will build the rod one day. I am currently out of the army and I am full time college. Between that an helping family I don't have a lot of free time. My...
Forum: General Discussion 08-05-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,293
Posted By Davec921
I have all ways used the Daveys knot. It is very...

I have all ways used the Daveys knot. It is very quick and easy to tie and uses very little tippet.

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Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-04-2012, 11:49 PM
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Views: 146,079
Posted By Davec921
Here are some I tied today. ...

Here are some I tied today.

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Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-01-2012, 09:20 PM
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Views: 146,079
Posted By Davec921
Re: What have you been tying today?

Here are a few Crawfish flies I tried my hand at today.
The two with the bigger dumb bell eyes are on Allen #6 hooks.
The other 4 are on Tmc #6

Let me know any areas I need to improve on
Thanks...
Forum: The Lodge Den 08-01-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 16,584
Views: 234,021
Posted By Davec921
Re: new one word

Yankees >>>>>>>> Baseball
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 08-01-2012, 09:29 AM
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Views: 146,079
Posted By Davec921
Re: What have you been tying today?

Here are a few Sculpin helmets flies I have tied up to try for some Small mouth Bass.
Hook Is Allen #6 Curved
Small Sculpin Helmet
Rabbit strips I cut

Let Me know what you all think in regards...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 07-20-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,173
Posted By Davec921
Re: Just bought my first Blank

Thanks Jason
then new link to the BB worked. Ill be ordering some soon as I get paid.
I have been working with wood since i could walk so Im fairly sure Ill be able to make the BB handle. I just...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 07-18-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,173
Posted By Davec921
Re: Just bought my first Blank

I checked out the link to the program an used it.
I worked out really well an was almost exactly like what hook an hackle had on their site.

FLW MO is
Fort Leonard Wood Missouri.

Im still...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 07-17-2012, 05:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,173
Posted By Davec921
Re: Just bought my first Blank

Thanks for the link William.
Ill be looking into that this week.
I am excited to get started on this build.
Ill have some time here to work on it this coming month.
Forum: Fly Rod Building 07-16-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,173
Posted By Davec921
Re: Just bought my first Blank

I apologize for the long delay in updates on this thread.
I did receive the blank back right before I went on a construction mission but due to some issues was unable to post picks of it.

As i...
Forum: The Lodge Den 05-06-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 16,584
Views: 234,021
Posted By Davec921
Re: new one word

abused >>>>> Fly rod
Forum: The Lodge Den 04-29-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 628
Posted By Davec921
Re: Severe electrical event

Ouch that is a bummer Dan.
Were the surge protectors tripped at all?
Do you know if you had any transformers blow up around or close to your house? If one did that is an option as to why they could...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 04-28-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 841
Posted By Davec921
Re: Green Machine

Wow that is a really nice looking rod.
I hope mine turns out half as nice when Im done building it.
Forum: Fly Rod Building 04-25-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,173
Posted By Davec921
Re: Just bought my first Blank

Well I got a response today from the seller. He said to ship it back for exchange.
I asked if he would cover the return shipping.
He said to ship it UPS an let him know how much an he would refund...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 04-24-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,173
Posted By Davec921
Re: Just bought my first Blank

Well the rod blank showed up at my house today.
Overall I have to say it looks nice. Its a light gray color.
Ill get pics up as soon as I can.

The only down side is only one of the two tips...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 04-19-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,173
Posted By Davec921
Re: Just bought my first Blank

Thanks for the info Riptide.
I have seen the synthetic handle on eBay an was wondering about them.
If I went that route I think it would only be to add some color in to the grip like Dan has done. ...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 04-19-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,173
Posted By Davec921
Re: Just bought my first Blank

Thanks for the reply's Ard an William.
That is a good tip on comparing prices with everything in the cart.
I have a friend up in Springfield Mo that has some power tools an a mini latch for making...
Forum: Fly Rod Building 04-18-2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,173
Posted By Davec921
Just bought my first Blank

Yep as the title says I just bought my first blank today.
It is A IM6, 9FT, 2WT, 4PC, FLY ROD BLANK, GRAY with TWO TIPS.
I love to fish for bluegill and I thought this would be a great rod to...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 04-16-2012, 07:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,030
Posted By Davec921
Re: A face only a Mother could love

Oh wow that is awesome.
I wish I could get in to some gills like that.
I bet that was a blast. If you don't mind what gear were you using.
DAVE
Forum: The Lodge Den 02-15-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By Davec921
Re: STUPIDITY WRIT' LARGE ... This you have to read.

I fail to see were the violation is.
After reading the whole articial, it is apparent that the cabin, and the trails would not be there if not for that club.
It is the club that maintains the...
Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 517
Posted By Davec921
Re: Let's talk about tube flies

I Just placed an order for a tube tying kit this weekend from my local fly shop.
I was wondering if any one could tell me a place to look up patterns or step by step for tube flys. Il still a novice...
Forum: Member Introductions 02-05-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 358
Posted By Davec921
Re: Rapid Eddy from the Ozarks

Welcome to the sight Eddy.
Were about in the Ozarks are you.
Im at Fort Leonard Wood. I head up to Springfield from time to time.
Take care an enjoy the sight
DAVE
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 09-20-2011, 10:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,809
Posted By Davec921
Re: Gunnison River Fly Tying Kit

If you are able to I would take it back. You are bette to start small an get quality tools and materials.
I would get good tools up front that will last then by the materials a little at a time....
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 07-19-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 476
Posted By Davec921
Re: Meramec float & fish July 9th & 10th

Looks like some good times.
Im not sure how far I am from the Mereamac.
Im at Fort Leonard Wood right now.

Ill have to try to get out an fish is some time.
Any tips on were to go to get in an...
Forum: General Discussion 06-20-2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,001
Posted By Davec921
Re: HANDLING THE COST OF MATERIALS etc.

the lay away option is a great thing.
But alot of it does rely on trust.
I was gratefull that the local fly shop I go to let me do this.
But in my deal I walked out of the store with a brand new...
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