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    Default Whats this pin for?

    Its on the back of the line cutters I got. The only thing I could think of is a thing to help with knots but im not sure.
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    Wasilla / Skwentna, Alaska
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    Default Re: Whats this pin for?

    Cleaning the eye of a hook if it has an obstruction.

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    Manning, S. C. (formerly MD)

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    What Ard said!

    I have one that's supposed to be used for jigs. It has a pin like that too for clearing paint out of the hook eye. Problem is it doesn't fit all sizes of hooks.

    I end up using the point of another hook most of the time!
    Remember, no one likes to be behind the big truck, but that's better than being under it!

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    Ah ok. That makes sense. Thank you.

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    I have several of those useful tools. Now if I could only find one of them

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    Also useful for removing my "wind" knots

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    its for folks that get flies tied by me...especially tiny ones...LOL...or maybe even people that like to drink their beer really slow...???
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    Breac à linne, slat à coille is fiadh à f́reach - mèirle às nach do ghabh gàidheal riamh nàire.
    a fish from the river, a rod from the woods and a stag from the mountain , thefts ne'er a Gael was ashamed
    ...and old gaelic proverb...

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    And here I thought it was to poke myself into awareness if I'm not paying close enough attention. Always learning something new...

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