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Old 02-03-2010, 08:59 AM
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That stone would be great in the faster riffles and pocket water out here.
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Very Nice! I've never seen anything tied that way before.
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-very nice,great work.
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Old 02-03-2010, 03:29 PM
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Thanks again folks, it is a fun fly to tie, but my wife doesn't like the smell of the burning feathers so I have to do it outside, but hey just a small sacrifice!
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how did you burn the feathers i tried with a lighter and the full feather went up in flames i tried a few more times with a lighter but to no joy

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I'll try to do a couple of pictures door you in the morning.
Use a wingburner to sandwich the feather between the two metal shapes then use a lighter to burn around the outside edges of the form.
I use a pair of hemostats to flatten the stem. Like I say though I will do a photo for you in the morning.
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I was going to say....you have to have the Wing Burners.
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thanks i will have to get a set of wing burners

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Very nice sequence and a great looking nymph Kerry.

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