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Old 10-29-2009, 08:07 PM
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How do I say 'Outstanding' in Norwegian? How are you finishing the heads? They are beautiful

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Old 10-30-2009, 01:31 AM
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How do I say 'Outstanding' in Norwegian? How are you finishing the heads? They are beautiful

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The heads are plain tying thread and head cement.
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Hi Ard,

Here is a slick way to make super heads. When you get ready to finish the head you tie in some acetate thread or floss. Cover the head completely with the thread or floss and then use a solvent to melt the acetate. The thread or floss will melt and form a solid head. I think the solvent was acetone to melt the acetate. I use to make ants this way and it was slick. It is not something you want to do everyday but with this level of tying it may be worth the effort.

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testing a new camera and new optics today. This was taken with 300mm zoom about 2 meters from the fly.

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One with bodyglas, peacockhearl, red hackle and polarbear wing.

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PM me about the camera, what type and etc. It looks like it gives good macro images.
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Wing with red and white polarbear.

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One Norwegian pattern - Heggeli

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Playing around with Photoshop.
Also a material list for some of the flies in this thread.
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Woven Fantasy Fly
Some materials lying on the table and instead for the waste bucket , I put it on a hook.

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