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Old 02-03-2009, 08:36 PM
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Default Re: Shopping for a first vice

Originally Posted by tie one on View Post
Also, the thread response noting tying tube flies, I ran into the same problem with my Peak. I originally purchased a "tube fly kit", but it would not work on the Peak. Therefore, I made my own mandrel for tying tube flies. I took the heaviest wire coat hanger I could find, put a 90 degree bend at one end (about 1/2" long) then proceeded to use my stand grinder to taper the end. I had a piece of the tubing handy & kept grinding the taper until it fit the way I wanted. I have tried to post the digital pic of my mandrel for everyone, but it must be too large.
What a creative solution! Would love to see a photo - maybe on a different thread so we don't change or detract from the original question of this thread.
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