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Forum: Flies and Fly Boxes Classifieds Today, 06:51 AM
Replies: 183
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Posted By hairwing530
Re: "The 2017 Miracle XL+"

Four packages hit the runway and departed yesterday, and if I can keep up the current tying pace, I should be able to polish off an equal amount for Monday or Tuesday's mail pick-up. So, keep an eye...
Forum: Flies and Fly Boxes Classifieds Yesterday, 05:31 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 12,502
Posted By hairwing530
Re: "The 2017 Miracle XL+"

You're quite welcome, John. I wish you the very best of it all during your hours spent astream. And, I thank you for thinking of "my kids" and me. Don't be a stranger, my friend.

As for me? Back...
Forum: Member Introductions 10-20-2017, 05:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 114
Posted By hairwing530
Re: Wisconsin & Florida

Hey driftless22,

I also lay claim to the "high mileage" label. It's been 55+ years since my introduction to wrangling a fly, and I don't plan on stopping ending time soon. Sure, the "body" shows a...
Forum: Flies and Fly Boxes Classifieds 10-20-2017, 05:04 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 12,502
Posted By hairwing530
Re: "The 2017 Miracle XL+"

Hello jmckinl1,

It was a pleasure on my end as well. You allowed me somewhat of an "empty canvas" approach on which to design/tie up your fly boxes, and I had a ball doing it. Enjoy your upcoming...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 10-19-2017, 06:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By hairwing530
Re: " AMERICA'S FAVORITE FLIES" - The Book...

Well, it looks as if there will be no shortages on my holiday "wish list" this year, as I just added a copy of the book and a poster to said list. And, given my daily consumption of coffee, an AFF...
Forum: Flies and Fly Boxes Classifieds 10-19-2017, 05:44 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 12,502
Posted By hairwing530
Re: "The 2017 Miracle XL+"

Got 'em, Mike, and work already is underway on your "bug" collection. Thanks again for thinking of "my kids" and me. I'm finally closing in on finishing the last of the "gearing up" phase for this...
Forum: Flies and Fly Boxes Classifieds 10-18-2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 12,502
Posted By hairwing530
Re: "The 2017 Miracle XL+"

Hey Mike,

A PM is headed your way, my friend. Looking forward to hearing from you.

As for me? It's back to my favorite vise. Take good care, Mike...

Jerry, aka hairwing530
Forum: Flies and Fly Boxes Classifieds 10-14-2017, 05:24 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 12,502
Posted By hairwing530
Re: "The 2017 Miracle XL+"

Hey teebiss,

First off, many thanks for letting me know that your box of bugs arrived safely. And, this must be the "week of the humpies," as you're the third fly-wrangler to tell me that the...
Forum: Flies and Fly Boxes Classifieds 10-10-2017, 07:13 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 12,502
Posted By hairwing530
Re: "The 2017 Miracle XL+"

snuck,

Many thanks for your kind words, my friend. It was a pleasure for yours truly to be your sounding board, if you will. And, you always have an "open invitation" to drop by anytime. So, don't...
Forum: Flies and Fly Boxes Classifieds 10-08-2017, 06:52 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 12,502
Posted By hairwing530
Re: "The 2017 Miracle XL+"

Come Tuesday morning, a rather large "load" of boxes will be deposited at the window of the Grayling post office. Watch your mailboxes in the coming week, guys, as I plan on putting the final wraps...
Forum: Flies 10-08-2017, 06:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,098
Posted By hairwing530
Re: Tying v. Buying

Like many of the guys here, I tie my own, along with a lot of other "bugs" going to many of the folks who call this forum "home." And yet, whenever I'm fishing somewhere other than close to home, I...
Forum: Member Introductions 10-04-2017, 04:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 149
Posted By hairwing530
Re: Just joined

Welcome aboard, Chris. You've just joined on to one of the best fly-fishing forums on the planet, one filled with knowledgeable anglers/tiers. If questions arise, please don't hesitate to ask....
Forum: Flies and Fly Boxes Classifieds 10-02-2017, 05:42 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 12,502
Posted By hairwing530
Re: "The 2017 Miracle XL+"

A few boxes from last week's tying sessions should arrive at their new homes later today, and with any luck, I should be able to put the finishing touches on another load before the mail is picked up...
Forum: Flies and Fly Boxes Classifieds 09-27-2017, 05:09 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 12,502
Posted By hairwing530
Re: "The 2017 Miracle XL+"

Hey Kevin,

Once I get the "remodel/reorganization" finished later this coming winter, a photo or two you shall have. Currently, my tying area consists of parts and pieces of two different rooms--...
Forum: General Discussion 09-26-2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 283
Posted By hairwing530
Re: New to forum

And, another "Welcome to the forum" is sent your way from the friendly confines of northern Michigan. Pull up a chair and sit a spell, as my grandfather used to say...

Jerry, aka hairwing530
Forum: Flies and Fly Boxes Classifieds 09-26-2017, 12:01 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 12,502
Posted By hairwing530
Re: "The 2017 Miracle XL+"

You're quite welcome, iamklink. Fish 'em hard, and let me know when you're in need of a refill. And, thanks again for thinking of "my kids" and me...

Jerry, aka hairwing530
Forum: Flies and Fly Boxes Classifieds 09-26-2017, 07:17 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 12,502
Posted By hairwing530
Re: "The 2017 Miracle XL+"

And, one more load makes a break for freedom from my mailbox, come tomorrow's mail pick-up. If you would be so kind, please let me know when they arrive.

As today is scheduled to be the last day...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 09-25-2017, 06:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 481
Posted By hairwing530
Re: Regal vise talk

Like bigjim5589 and smp005, I'm also a big fan of the multi-vise system. Aside from an extra head/jaws for my Regal Medallion vise, a Dyna-King Barracuda and an HMH reside in the cabinet near my...
Forum: General Discussion 09-24-2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 445
Posted By hairwing530
Re: A gift to myself.

Happy Belated Birthday, scottymac. As for the new rod? Good on you, my friend... good on you!

By the way, the builder in question wouldn't happen to be that mutual friend of ours, would it? Just...
Forum: Flies and Fly Boxes Classifieds 09-23-2017, 04:51 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 12,502
Posted By hairwing530
Re: "The 2017 Miracle XL+"

As promised, another load left our place over these past few days. And, with the temps threatening to push the 90-degree mark over the weekend-- meaning the "aluminus flotillus" hatch will be in full...
Forum: Flies 09-20-2017, 05:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 354
Posted By hairwing530
Re: Let's order some Hairwing flies

Guys,

Many thanks for "having my back" yet again. Kevin and Larry are right about the class size this year, as the final total now stands at 17, or 3 more than the usual groups of "my kids." And,...
Forum: Fishing Rods & Outfits Classifieds 09-17-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By hairwing530
Re: Orvis Glass Superfine 8' 5 wt. Set-Up

Larry,

Many thanks, old friend. And, you can consider the flies added to my annual contributions to PHW/CFR. Still, I just may get the itch to send off a "small" box of "bugs" as a "companion...
Forum: Flies and Fly Boxes Classifieds 09-17-2017, 12:23 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 12,502
Posted By hairwing530
Re: "The 2017 Miracle XL+"

Five orders dropped yesterday, and with any luck whatsoever, I'll have another four or so ready for travel before mid-week. Thanks again, guys, for thinking of "my kids" and me. Enjoy your Sunday......
Forum: Fishing Rods & Outfits Classifieds 09-17-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By hairwing530
Re: Orvis Glass Superfine 8' 5 wt. Set-Up

I've had a number of requests for break down the retail pricing of the package. So, here goes...

Orvis 3-piece Superfine Glass fly rod, 8-foot 5-wt.: $425 via Orvis
Orvis Battenkill III Reel(the...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 09-16-2017, 05:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By hairwing530
Re: Barracuda vise, worth it?

fq13,

Just tryin' to help, my friend. Besides, as "The Speaker of The House"-- aka wife Debbi --will attest to, there is no such thing as "good sense" when it comes to my fly-fishing/fly-tying...
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