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How do you thread your bobbin?

Boobin threading.  

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Man am i glad i read this post.I have struggled with threading bobbins for years.I use 10/0 and smaller frequently and to be quite candid it was a d*&n hard chore.Until i just went over to the tying desk and tried the sucking method.Man,it works like a charm.Wished i would have found this out years ago.So now i am definattely the newest and happiest thread sucker around.

shane

 

p.s.

 

thanks for posting this thread.

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None of the above....I just push the thread up through the tube.

 

 

 

Jan

 

The same way I do it. Takes some time but pretty easy. :-)

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I use a long strand of copper wire from an old extension cord. I double it, squeeze the loop a bit and push it down the tube. I don't think the soft copper wire will do anything to the tube.

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I have always used a bobbin threader, didnt realize it could damage the bobbin...where can these dental floss threaders be purchased? I dont suck :D

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I use these plastic dental things, they're blue with a loop at one end. They're cheap, about a buck and a half for a couple of dozen. If you lose one you've lost a couple of cents. They're soft, they won't scratch anything.

 

 

I use them also. Mine came in a pack with plenty in it.

 

Kevin

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I have Marc Petitjean thread through bobbins B)

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Long story...

I used to suck. Then I inherited a homemade threader that is made of an antler tip and a short loop of mono - but the two bobbins I had (metal tubes) were too long for the threader to reach through. So I bough a metal bobbin threader, and like it, but am worried about scratching the tubes.

Now I own ceramic-tipped bobbins that the mono threader will reach through, and so no more risk of scratching. But still I wonder if it is actually saving time.......

Long story short, I voted bobbin threader.....

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