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01-29-2011 09:00 PM
Penguin
and phurthermore...







and... last butt knot least...
01-27-2011 02:17 PM
Penguin Steve...
Welcome back from your hiatus...

and...
just because it's Winter and no one else seems to be posting any pretty photos...
SOS...DD [same ole' stuff... different day]




and, last but not least...
mostly tied with thread but phinished with light cured acrylic...


SPRING... 90 days out on the horizon and countin'...
01-27-2011 12:54 PM
Slinger At last, long last I`m back on line. Been without a puter for a year and a half! Pete, these look like everything else you tie..... superb. They bring to mind the fly that John tied a few yrs ago where all the hackles were epoxied to a collar of EZ body forming a tent over the body. I tied up a bunch of copies and they caught like mad. Looking around it`s nice to see a few old friends. Hope to run into everyone a Scotties show.
Steve
01-08-2011 04:35 PM
highway61 Pete, I gotta get me some of that bug bond....I am sick of using Bryllcreem!!


Steve
01-08-2011 02:45 PM
Penguin
John... Welcome back to the PHUTURE!

I'll bet you're still using Bryllcreem...
We should "do lunch" and get you "caught up"...
here's a Bug-Bond, phlash surpressed version on a Mustad Signature Series #4 shrimp hook...

Hook sizes can be somewhat relative, arbitrary, and "close enough for government work"... Tiemco #8 on top, Mustad #4 Shrimp on bottom...

Mustad #6 Signature Series Shrimp AND... the most interesting J-Vise DamaSteel jawz in town...

01-08-2011 07:57 AM
striblue I must be not in tune with the latest development...I have the Tuffleye, but have never tried the Bug-Bond...Is this something all fly shops carry? It looks much better than the epoxy and goop I always use. I will call you Pete.
01-07-2011 09:36 PM
JonC Must be Boney Moroni's cousin!
Jon
01-07-2011 07:08 PM
Penguin
welded skinny minny...

12-03-2010 12:33 PM
Dble Haul This stuff is great, and I really enjoy tying flys with the Farrar blend. I haven't tried the blend with Tufflye though, so you've given me something to think about.

Great photography, too.
12-03-2010 09:44 AM
Penguin
Buggy insinuendo...

Just playin' around with shrimp-esque critterz...
When you can find an emptying guzzle with decapods being phlushed into the "mugging zone", the "house odds" take on a new slant...


12-01-2010 03:39 PM
JonC Really nice as usual, what do you call that buggy thing,looks like a big trout fly.
Cheers,
Jon
11-30-2010 04:25 PM
Penguin
Steve Farrar's Blend meets David Edward's Bug-Bond...





or... for those who prefer "natural" phiberz... curiously buggy phur n' pheatherz...

11-11-2010 04:00 PM
pteronarcys
UV curing acrylics

Great looking flies! Is the Bug Bond the same product as the other UV cured products like Loon Outdoors "UV Knot Sense" or "UV Wader Repair"? I also have a tube of Redington "Sun Set Super Patch". All these products require a UV light in the 395 to 450 nm spectrum range.

Be certain to be careful with your eyes when using UV lights . I try to wear safety glasses designated for UV protection.
11-11-2010 02:26 PM
Penguin
Nostalgia is sorta' like like de ja vu... all over AGAIN!

speaking of Damascus Steel [cool stuff]...
here's what can happen when my pal Faruk, an inquisitive artistic engineer machinist and innovative gentleman phly tyer gets a curious notion...
[google: Ekich Ultimate Bobbin]...

11-11-2010 02:01 PM
9wt
Damascus steel

In a previous life used to own a damascus barrelled hammer action 12 gauge. Always loved the patterns of damascus steel. It had 32"barrels and with light loads was deadly for decoying wood pigeons when I lived in England. Sold all my guns after I moved to Canada as I stopped hunting.
Made me quite nostalgic.

Michael.
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