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#1 SBPatt

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Posted 31 December 2018 - 12:53 PM

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Just a few changes to the original.
 
hook - Dai Riki 899 #6
thread - Danville 6/0 black
tail - golden pheasant crest dyed red
rib - small wire gold
body - tinsel gold
1st shoulder hackles - golden pheasant body feathers, red over yellow
2nd shoulder hackle - woodduck flank
wing - furnace over yellow
 
 
mash barb, start thread; wrap to point
 
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measure (gap width past bend) gp crest; tie in, tie in wire, wrap to return wire at eye
 
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tie in tinsel; wrap to tail with touching wraps and back, tie off/trim
 
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counterwrap wire, helicopter end, cover with thread
 
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prep gp feathers tie in by tip; wrap, tie off/trim
 
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tie in woodduck flank by tip; wrap, tie off/trim
 
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prep wing, furnace over yellow; measure (tips to tail; no clue as to what I'm focusing on here)
 
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tie in (semi-tented here as opposed to vertical alignment on the original), whip finish, SHHAN
 
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Regards,
Scott

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