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Dick Surette's copper bug

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#16 Pyme Fisher

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Posted 09 January 2020 - 10:02 AM

Okay, I'll be sure to consult with engineers and my manuals on fly building code and construction standards, and call for inspections along the way, the next time I'm erecting something so critical as a nymph.

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Posted 09 January 2020 - 08:16 PM


i believe the the sequence of materials in the recipe is wrong
You have to tie on the tail, peacock herl and fine gold wire BEFORE tying the copper wire for the body and thorax.

I think that is obvious to most tyers.

A recipe could list ingredients in any order, yet we would still know how to proceed.


I think you're assuming most of the members here are experienced tiers.  Even if 1 out of 10 isn't ... then more directions are better than less.

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