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Old 11-10-2009, 09:20 PM
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Been playing with hot glue a bit-
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I get tired of Clousers catching grass on the eyes, so I fixed that problem-
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Nice job. I have seen it used for egg clusters before but not in the same application you show here. Great work.
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flies look good man!
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They look good Cliff... A quickie version of MOE flies...

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Default Re: Hot Glue?

Once you get the hang of it, the stuff's pretty easy to work with. I basically apply it while rotating the fly and keep rotating it until the drooping slows down. Then press in the eyes (if needed). Then, here's the trick, lick your fingertips and you can shape the glue without it sticking to them.

Its hard to describe just how much you have to let it cool before shaping it, but it comes pretty easy with a little trial and error.
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BigCliff: Very nice work indeed and thanks for the tips on how it is done. I think I will play around a little with hot glue.

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I use hot glue to tie MOE style flies (mother of epoxy) like this

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Mind your fingers BigNice flies what do you them for Cliff?

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please don't reply....for fishing
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