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jb fly 03-17-2013 01:15 PM

Lead tape
I have been looking for lead tape where might I find it? I have no fly shop near me so I have to order everything I can't find it on any web site

Guest1 03-17-2013 02:06 PM

Re: Lead tape
Closest thing I have is a tape of Led Zepplin's :D

I saw it someplace recently and will look some for you. If I find it I'll let you know.

---------- Post added at 03:06 PM ---------- Previous post was at 03:03 PM ----------

Geez! That was easy. JS Fly Fishing: Rod Building, Fly Tying: Rumpf Lead Adhesive Zonker Tape

kelkay 03-17-2013 03:20 PM

Re: Lead tape
Lead Tape, weighting material, fly tying material

silver creek 03-17-2013 04:16 PM

Re: Lead tape
Go to a sporting good store and buy lead tape for golf clubs or tennis racquets

kelkay 03-17-2013 05:04 PM

Re: Lead tape
Is it the same thickness as tyer's tape? I have heard this a long time ago, and forgot about it. Back when it was talked about, I did not use lead tape. I do use it occasionally, but certainly not very often.

darwin 03-17-2013 06:46 PM

Re: Lead tape
Golf Pro shops should have this also.

whalensdad 03-17-2013 07:42 PM

Re: Lead tape
I think the stuff from golf shops is too thick. What I've done is purchased the the normal lead spools and then used a small jewelers hammer to flatten the lead as needed.

silver creek 03-17-2013 09:13 PM

Re: Lead tape

Originally Posted by kelkay (Post 537816)
Is it the same thickness as tyer's tape?

The tape I bought was thin enough to use for Czech nymphs.

See below:

Tying nymphs in the Czech style - Get down with it! - Global FlyFisher

kelkay 03-17-2013 09:15 PM

Re: Lead tape
Ah, thanks guys. Good to know, for the future. :D

brucerducer 03-19-2013 07:18 AM

Re: Lead tape
jb fly,

I got mine on e-bay

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