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Old 06-18-2003, 01:19 PM
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This method of stripping has no effect on the stiffness of the feather fibers whatsoever. It only removes most of the feather stem making wrapping it easier. This is the same method used to tie spey or dee flies in extra large sizes with Emu or Ostrich feathers.
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