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How do you thread your bobbin?


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Poll: Boobin threading. (427 member(s) have cast votes)

Which method do you use?

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#106 Joseph 6

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Posted 22 January 2019 - 01:00 PM

I also use the blue dental floss threader. It's my favorite go to. I've used several different wire types but mostly when threading ceramic tipped tubes.

#107 rstaight

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Posted 22 January 2019 - 01:14 PM

I said bobbin threader but I have been known to suck it through when I just didn't feel like grabbing a threader.

For threaders I use both the wire and floss. Just depends on what mood I'm in.

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#108 CasualAngler

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Posted 22 January 2019 - 01:17 PM

Feed the thread through the bottom of the tube, & keep feeding until it comes out the other side.

#109 Flicted

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Posted 22 January 2019 - 01:27 PM

I suck.

#110 flytire

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Posted 22 January 2019 - 01:46 PM

insert thread and draw it up


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#111 tjm

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Posted 22 January 2019 - 02:51 PM

A lot of fly tiers suck...66% of us.

 

I've never bought a threader, but have one made of mono and wood dowel and one of small fiddle string and dowel, but rarely use one.It's just too easy to suck.



#112 flyty1

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Posted 23 January 2019 - 08:48 AM

Just like the football couch used to say "suck it up boys"!

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Posted 24 January 2019 - 03:01 PM

For years I used a J. Dorin bobbin that was a bit unconventional, it had a hole on the side of the tube just a bit up from the end.  Easy to thread.

 

I had a bobbin threader I got somewhere, but I can't find it now.  I was going to dig it out for tying nail knots, that was a good idea back on page 3!