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Posted 04 December 2004 - 01:18 PM
I'm a smart shopper!
Posted 05 December 2004 - 01:12 PM
I headed there now. Hopefully our store will carry it too.
Thanks for the info!!!
Posted 05 December 2004 - 04:57 PM
Posted 05 December 2004 - 06:26 PM
Got the gold there too! This is more limber than the opal Flashabou.
Posted 06 December 2004 - 12:20 PM
|QUOTE (Steelheader69 @ Dec 5 2004, 04:56 PM)|
|One forewarning about that stuff. It's STIFF! I have some, and it doesn't nearly move like flashabou (which from my understanding was created by looking at normal xmas tinsel). If you want actual "flashabou" type tinsel, go to Walmart and look in the boxes. You get equivelent to like 8 packages of flashabou for about $2 (and after Xmas can get onsale for about $0.50 a box). This is EXACTLY like flashabou you buy. Only downside, can mostly find in silver only. I think I have a lifetime supply of silver tinsel now. LOL. Bought closeouts and stocked up a couple years ago. But that stuff is great for adding flash along side streamers where you don't want movement (I use it on some baitfish patterns I use here in the NW). For candlefish patterns, WAY too stiff for that.|
What do mean by looking in the boxes at Walmart? Do you mean the Christmas decoration area?
Sorry for the dumb question but I wanted to make sure I'm looking in the right area. I did but the Lowes stuff. $1.47 each. It is stiffer but I'll find an application for them.
Posted 06 December 2004 - 01:34 PM
Posted 06 December 2004 - 02:09 PM
Now another question for ya...is there a good source on this site or other that have some good tying recipes using this stuff?
Thanks for your help.
Posted 06 December 2004 - 02:18 PM
|QUOTE (Steelheader69 @ Dec 6 2004, 02:14 PM)|
|Hmmm. I use mine for tying salmon/steelhead flies. Lots of uses. Flashy wings, tails, etc.|
I see what ya mean. Creativity can be fun with flies.
Thanks for the info!!!
Posted 06 December 2004 - 03:24 PM
Posted 06 December 2004 - 03:49 PM
Posted 06 December 2004 - 08:43 PM
Know exactly what you mean. Great help.
Posted 09 December 2004 - 11:53 AM
(Acutally, the decorations may go on sale earlier, so SHOP OFTEN! )
Posted 19 April 2007 - 09:54 PM