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Stalcup Medallion Sheeting Substitute Inquiry

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#16 JtheB


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Posted 21 June 2019 - 11:41 PM

Nice one mikechell will try later tonight after kids are in bed ! Thanks mate

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Posted 22 June 2019 - 06:29 AM

I have a piece of window pane ... about 12 inches square.  I did mine on that.  After the flex cement cured, I used a razor blade to separate the sheets from the glass.

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#18 planettrout


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Posted 23 June 2019 - 02:21 PM

If you happen to have a copy of Shane's book, one can see exactly what the original medallion sheeting looked like and how he uses it in his patterns:




Here is a link to the Medallion Sheeting that Hareline currently distributes and yes, it is not the same as the original material:




Fortunately, for me, I bought a ton of Medallion Sheeting and Flashback material when Bob Marriott's had all of it in stock. The original MS was very shiny unlike the current offering...Umpqua still offers John Bett's Zing Wing, which is similar...but it only comes in clear:




Here are some diving, female BWO's tied using the original Lt. Dun Medallion Sheeting. It is a GLF pattern;









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#19 Kimo


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Posted 25 June 2019 - 04:34 PM

You can still buy the real thing.