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McFlyFoam vs Egg Yarn
Posted 21 September 2004 - 03:25 PM
Posted 21 September 2004 - 03:34 PM
Posted 21 September 2004 - 03:55 PM
I think the egg yarn is a little easier to work with and shape.
Posted 21 September 2004 - 04:37 PM
BTW Culpepper = , not mcflyfoam
Posted 21 September 2004 - 05:14 PM
Posted 21 September 2004 - 05:15 PM
Your not fooling me with your
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Posted 21 September 2004 - 07:59 PM
|QUOTE (SmallieHunter @ Sep 21 2004, 05:37 PM)|
|Ther is NO WAY I will believe that Egg Yarn is easier to work with and shape, that's impossible.|
I have to agree with smallie here. To get a decent round shape out of egg yarn I've had to tie it on both the top and bottom of the shank. Then trim until I wanted to chuck it. Mc Fly Foam I just tie it on top, clip it then roll it around in my fingers and whalla...it's round.
Posted 21 September 2004 - 08:40 PM
Posted 21 September 2004 - 09:16 PM
The pen trick is around here somewhere I do believe. A great tip for tying eggs.
I'm a yarn guy myself, partly because I've never used the foam nor seen it. Tips that work for me are to double the yarn before tying (1/4 -1/3 for blood dot), and use a strong thread. Two really tight wraps, and then a figure eight or single wrap around the base. Tie off and then cut. Shape the yarn down around the shank and then trim. Takes a bit of practice (might have the stripe a few hooks), but near foolproof once learned.
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Posted 22 September 2004 - 08:04 AM