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Old 06-13-2001, 12:14 PM
John Desjardins John Desjardins is offline
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Juro, the latest issue of Fly Tyer has an article on tying deer hair flies. Among the points were: use a wooden spindle (it looks like a pawn from a chess set) with a 1/8" hole in the flat end as a packer. I believe they recommended the razor double edge razor blade for the cutting.

Sorry I can't add any first hand knowledge, my attempts at spinning deer hair have led me to tying with foam.
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