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Tying Flies and listening to your ipod

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Poll: How Many Tie While Listening to an ipod?

Do you tie while listening to your ipod?

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#31 jbarnick


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Posted 08 March 2007 - 01:03 AM

Donít own an I-pod and seldom actually use my MP3 player. I will turn on music probably 2/3rds the time, never the TV (it will go months between even being turned on...and its usually done by company). I find that with repetitious tying the music helps and when I want to sit down and concentrate on one fly for a few hours, complete silence is what I prefer. Oh, and when I pack my stuff, the sound of the water running in the stream/river makes a great background noise when tying...problem is it makes you want to rush what you tie.

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Posted 08 March 2007 - 01:02 PM

My iPod stays in the car, but I usually turn on iTunes on my PC since it's right next to my tying desk and the upgraded speakers & subwoofer kick wink.gif

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Posted 08 March 2007 - 05:54 PM

QUOTE(Batman @ Mar 7 2007, 10:07 PM) View Post

I may be an old man [44] wife says i am old anyway but I do my best flies listening to Metallica
or Ted Nugent and lately Rob Zombie, I'm a headbanger from way back. Cheers,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,B wallbash.gif headbang.gif

That's what I am saying devil.gif .....a lil And Justice for All... :headban:

I am usually tying while the wife watches TV.

If alone, yes use Ipod or itunes through PC. I usually have music of playing at all times. Ipod is just another method.

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#34 miked


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Posted 08 March 2007 - 06:50 PM

Dont own and most likely will never own an ipod! I do very much like having the tunes on while tying. I tie in the same room as my PC so it's always tunes on the computer. As for types of music, that can be all over the scale I listen to just about anything and everything. Lately it is a mix of pretty much just Zeplin and Floyd.


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Posted 08 March 2007 - 06:54 PM

I always have some sort of background noise on when tying, but never an ipod, the wires just get in the way. Usually I have itunes on my computer on or the radio, sometimes the TV but I find I can't concentrate as much with that on so just end up watching it and forgetting about the fly lol.

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Posted 08 March 2007 - 07:32 PM

I dont use an ipod/mp3 mostly because my computer is right near my tying desk. i usually put Trout bum Diaries vol I in the DVD player and listen to it in the background.

I like having a little background noise when i am tying so i would be inclined to use one if i didnt have a better option.

Oh yeah, I am right there with Batman and beaverfsu - headbanging is where its at.



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Posted 08 March 2007 - 09:20 PM

I'm on 24/7 recall so I have to hear my phone, pager, and cel phone. Wife has an ipod I bought her for Christmas , and she filled up over 100 gigs on the PC hard drive with music..... blink.gif

I don't do i-pods.

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Posted 08 March 2007 - 09:28 PM

ALWAYS got it on. Always country muzik thumbup.gif !!!

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Posted 08 March 2007 - 09:47 PM

I subscribe to Napter's service so I have almost every song made right at my finger tips. I just pick an album I want to listen to and let it play while tying. Best $10 a month I have ever spent.


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Posted 05 May 2008 - 06:04 AM

I don't have an iPod because my cell phone has 2 gigs of music memory but I don't listen to that while I'm tying. I put a cd in my player right next to my desk. Bands-Rush!!!!, The Byrds, Earth Wind and Fire, Modest Mouse, Led Zeppelin, AC/DC. Those are the basic tying bands for me although I have many more cd's. Those just seem to fit well with the scenario.
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Posted 05 May 2008 - 08:58 AM

XM Radio, tuned to the Willie Nelson Channel unless there is a Yankees game on.

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Posted 05 May 2008 - 09:07 PM

I listen to channel 74 on the sirius satelite radio Bluesville....


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Posted 05 May 2008 - 11:46 PM

stereo in my room, no need for ipod

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Posted 08 May 2008 - 12:38 PM

Don't even own a Ipod


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Posted 08 May 2008 - 02:06 PM

nope when I'm in my tying mood I just Ty.

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