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#16 Hywel


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Posted 15 December 2004 - 07:36 AM

Benecchi's 12/0 White (working thread) and Danville's 6/0 no-wax Flymaster.

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#17 Sean Juan

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Posted 15 December 2004 - 10:28 AM


Ran out of Mono thread one day and had a huge spool of 2lb test trilene...was a pain filling up the thread spool but it worked as well - at least I couldn't tell the difference after hitting the wraps with a little clear nail polish.

Been a couple years and I'm still working through that spool.
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#18 Bamboo Addict

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Posted 15 December 2004 - 04:50 PM

Gordon Griffith 14/0 is my fav., but after reading Ed Engle's book I want to try and find some of gudebrod 10/0 any body have a web page

#19 ArkieFlyGuy


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Posted 16 December 2004 - 08:46 AM

I actually have all four brands in my "arsenal" and use them all for different situations/flies. If I had to narrow it down, it would probably settle into Uni with Danville running a very close second.

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#20 RoyChristie


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Posted 16 December 2004 - 04:07 PM

Pearsall's gossamer silk.
I use lots of others for different jobs, but for class there's no competition

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Posted 17 December 2004 - 08:30 PM

When I first started tying I bought a full assortment of Uni-threads. Over the years I have gradually increased the amount of Danville I have. I must agree that Danville's nylon threads do seem to grab materials better. What I end up using depends on the fly I am tying. With dubbed bodies it is usually easier for me to use Uni as compared with the slicker nylon Danville products.

When it comes down to it I prefer a flat thread vs. a twisted thread. But that's me wink.gif

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Posted 19 December 2004 - 07:31 AM

Uni is what I started with and I just have stayed with it. James

#23 JarrodRuggles


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Posted 19 December 2004 - 05:56 PM


banned from fishing the other 2 states...