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Member Since 02 Apr 2013
Offline Last Active Yesterday, 07:04 PM

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In Topic: Dubbing brush tool

Yesterday, 07:04 PM

Maybe the turbo spin block was revolutionary in its day but it seems rather impractical for brushes to me. It doesn't make any sense to make a brush for one fly which is what your doing since cutting a thread based brush will ruin the remainder. Brushes are only practical if your making them to use in multiple flies. If you want to use thread then a dubbing loop at the vise is the way to go.

I use brassie and small size wire in different colors for my brushes and I only use brushes on big streamers.

In Topic: What To Consider When Selling Classic Car

Yesterday, 05:22 PM

The thing with classic cars is their value swings wildly and often. At times their value is up and at times their value drops to the basement. One minor problem with an Impala is they broke sales records so there are a bunch of them out there. Couple that with the many different configurations that impala made its hard to value the car without knowing more about it like engine, transmission, interior and condition. I think some models even had different body stylings as well. Is the engine original to the car? Is it a one owner car? Does it run? Where is the rust and how bad is it? A vinyl top signals a grocery runner to me so I would guess its value is in the low range of my estimate without knowing anything more about it. Since it's a 2 door it's value could run anywhere between 7K and 15K. It Really depends on the type of impala, the condition, and its location. Buuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuttttttttt, someone who wants an original stock condition impala will want it turn key at the upper price ranges. Those who want to make it into a hot rod is going to want to buy it as cheap as possible before they dump tens of thousands into it to make it a performance machine.

Since , GTO's, Chevelles, Camaros, and Corvettes are really hard to find anymore the value of the impalas has gone up. The 60's/70's era muscle cars are getting harder and harder to find. Lots of factors will go into the value. One thing I have noticed is the experts typically estimate higher then it's true value. Check eBay for SIMILAR impalas and see what they are actually selling for as compared to to people are asking for them. Good luck.

In Topic: Fly subscription

11 July 2019 - 06:23 PM

We should keep in mind that opinions are never "flawed". If you disagree, that's your opinion (also not flawed).

I don't think it is but If this is a response to my post, I hope you realize that my use of the term flawed opinion was just a quote of fishnphils use of the term. It was in no way a statement that his opinion is flawed. It's clear that my post is a affirmation of his point. Just pointing that out since we're all feeling good.

In Topic: anybody hire a contractor....

10 July 2019 - 05:41 PM

After years of pavers I ripped them all out, gave them to a brother and had a stamped concrete two color pad poured. No more leveling after cold icy winters, no more dumping weed killer on the weeds that will at some point in time grow between them (weeds are muscular and determined).

If your stuck on pavers I think the way to set them nowadays is in granite dust which compacts tighter then sand ever could.

In Topic: Fly subscription

10 July 2019 - 05:33 PM

Your flawed opinion is actually a great point on the pro side of subscriptions. Still not enough pros to outweigh the cons for me but a very good and well stated point nonetheless.