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#16 Joe Hard

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Posted 19 April 2007 - 10:47 PM

I found that these types of blending threads make a great flash,

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It has a strand or two of metallic tinsel , and a few strands of nylon Depending on the colour, some have a couple stands of very fine clear mono. I just take a short section, as long as I need and use a coarse brush to brush it out. It separates the strands real quick. It is real fine and has lots of movement. Here is a picture of a short section brushed out, It would not stay still so the picture is a bit blurry. There is an electric register under my desk and the rising heat is making this stuff move.

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It comes in 35 yard, 31 meters cards and is fairly in expensive. I paid $.99 for the card shown. Every colour cards have different colour flash, here is a fly with the flash used with a marabou tail. It was from a different card number, I removed 2 strands of nylon one strand of metallic flash and two strands of fine clear mono.

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there are lots of different types of blending threads and if you take a small section and brush it out, it straightens the strands and saves the hassel of trying to untwist them. If they wont straighten out a little warm water will insure they do. I find it is real strong for its size.

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#17 Wiets


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Posted 23 April 2007 - 09:39 AM

There is no Lowes here in South Africa. Is anybody willing to buy me about 10 bunches of each color and ship it to me. I will cover all expenses via PayPal - I will even send the payment before you incur any expenses.

Thank you.