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Which hand do you tie with?


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Poll: What hand do you tie with?

What hand do you hold the bobbin in when doing main wraps?

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#76 Gustav F.

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Posted 06 February 2010 - 02:08 AM

I'm righthanded all the way down banana.gif
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#77 troutdogg

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Posted 19 February 2010 - 10:42 AM

I use my feet.................................... laugh.gif

Just kidding, but I do use both hands but wrap with my right.
So much to do and so little time in which to do all..........

#78 Gustav F.

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Posted 19 February 2010 - 10:48 AM

QUOTE (troutdogg @ Feb 19 2010, 04:42 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I use my feet.................................... laugh.gif

Just kidding, but I do use both hands but wrap with my right.


Wrap the thread or wrap the materials?
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Common sense and a tint of moral is long sufficient.

#79 troutdogg

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Posted 19 February 2010 - 03:46 PM

QUOTE (Gustav F. @ Feb 19 2010, 10:48 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE (troutdogg @ Feb 19 2010, 04:42 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I use my feet.................................... laugh.gif

Just kidding, but I do use both hands but wrap with my right.


Wrap the thread or wrap the materials?



I wrap the the material with what ever hand feels better doing it. Right hand usually runs the bobbin, scissors, tools etc.
So much to do and so little time in which to do all..........

#80 David Legg

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Posted 19 February 2010 - 03:53 PM

On Tuesday, I was teaching a beginners' class, and had a great example of the usefullness of ambidextrious tying. I had a student looking at my vise from the backside, and he just couldn't figure out how to do anything. I had to reposition myself next to him so that he could see things from the normal angle. I may have to learn how to work left handed to do a better job teaching.
The great thing about catch & release is that the fish can live to grow even larger.
In fact, I've known some fish to grow quite a bit larger before the fisherman even returned home
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#81 wyotyer

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Posted 19 February 2010 - 10:25 PM

Righty tighty.

#82 flymaker1

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Posted 19 February 2010 - 11:13 PM

I've been called an oddball. I'm right hand dominate, so therfore I should tie to the right, correct? Wrong, for some strange reason, I tie to the left. Does this make any kind of sense? I've tried tying to the right, doesn't work so well.

#83 sandflyx

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Posted 06 December 2013 - 10:50 AM

I use all three   !


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#84 Travis Bille

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Posted 08 December 2013 - 02:07 AM

I'm a confused lefty. I write left handed, cast left handed, but tie and play guitar right handed. I can throw with either, but better with my right

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Posted 08 December 2013 - 08:24 AM

You can throw better R?? That is odd as your dominant arm should be the stronger one. Is your left eye dominant?
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#86 utyer

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Posted 08 December 2013 - 11:20 PM

Another 8 year old pole rears its "ugly" head again.  I tie with both hands, and when you think about it, every one who has two uses them both when tying flies.  


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#87 Travis Bille

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Posted 09 December 2013 - 02:39 AM

My left eye is dominant, but I shoot guns right handed anyway. I have yet to figure out a rhyme or reason to which hand I use for things.

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Posted 10 December 2013 - 09:40 AM

Since we have this one in use again ... here's something that surprised me this morning.

I am right hand dominant ... although there are a few things I can do with my left hand.  What surprised me is the fact that there's one daily function that I can do left handed, but am almost useless right handed.

I've got a bandage on my left thumb, and I didn't want to get it wet.  I used my right hand to apply my shaving cream.  Badly !!!

I just never noticed that putting the foam on has always been a left hand task ... 

I shave with my right ... but putting on that stuff is best done with my left.


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Posted 10 December 2013 - 10:12 AM

I'm a righty in just about everything. But I found out several years ago that I'm left eye dominant. I was into archery at the time and was considering buying a new bow so I tried out a left-handed bow. Low-and-behold! I could shoot just as well if not better! I was also experiencing some shoulder problems in my right shoulder which solved another problem by switching to the southpaw orientation. So now I shoot archery left handed...the only thing I do lefthanded.


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