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palming your scissors?

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#31 mikechell



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Posted 10 November 2017 - 11:06 AM

One of my contributions to the fly tying world.  I taught this kid how to tie with the scissors in his hand.



For some reason, his parents stopped the lessons.

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#32 j8000


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Posted 11 November 2017 - 12:14 PM

Since I tie for fun, quality (most of the time) and fishing; I am generally not in that big of a hurry where I need the scissors in my hands constantly, I vote on keeping the scissors down at an easy to grab spot.

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Posted 11 November 2017 - 05:28 PM

Another point I forgot until I was tying late yesterday.  Scissors in hand make it easy to pick up the materials in a loop when you are doing a weaving fly.

This way the loop can be kept smaller when the other strand comes thru it.