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Old 11-09-2006, 01:43 PM
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I use a razor blade to cut mine. And I use a nail or a pin to aide me when I am heating them up to form the flange on the end of the tube same as you. I usually do this on both ends of the tube. However, plastic tubes will usually not fray your tippet, especially the scandinavian stuff. It is fairly soft and will knot cut the leader. Hope this helps.

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