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How do you thread your bobbin?
Posted 22 January 2019 - 01:00 PM
Posted 22 January 2019 - 01:14 PM
For threaders I use both the wire and floss. Just depends on what mood I'm in.
"Scholars have long known that fishing eventually turns men into philosophers. Unfortunately, it is almost impossible to buy decent tackle on a philosopher's salary." - Patrick F. McManus
Posted 22 January 2019 - 01:17 PM
Posted 22 January 2019 - 01:46 PM
insert thread and draw it up
The fish care less than we do!
Posted 22 January 2019 - 02:51 PM
A lot of fly tiers suck...66% of us.
I've never bought a threader, but have one made of mono and wood dowel and one of small fiddle string and dowel, but rarely use one.It's just too easy to suck.
Posted 23 January 2019 - 08:48 AM
Posted 24 January 2019 - 03:01 PM
For years I used a J. Dorin bobbin that was a bit unconventional, it had a hole on the side of the tube just a bit up from the end. Easy to thread.
I had a bobbin threader I got somewhere, but I can't find it now. I was going to dig it out for tying nail knots, that was a good idea back on page 3!