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#1 Nick N

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Posted 28 September 2006 - 06:57 PM

If you dont have a magnifying glass for your vise, zust go and get one of those magnifying mirriors! place it behind your vise, and it serves a double purpose, you dont have to turn the vise to see the other side of the fly, and it looks 5-10x bigger.
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#2 letumgo

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Posted 28 September 2006 - 07:19 PM

Hey, that's a great tip! I think my wife has one I can steal...
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#3 billb

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Posted 29 September 2006 - 05:40 AM

Thanks -- I'll check it out.

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#4 kamloopstrout

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Posted 30 December 2006 - 07:58 PM

Objects may look closer in the mirror. LOL

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Posted 30 December 2006 - 08:20 PM

hysterical.gif I guess if you total your car, and need to make things look farther away, just set up your side veiw mirrior!
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#6 wilcara

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Posted 30 December 2006 - 11:22 PM

That's a great idea, I'll try it out.
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#7 Live2Fish

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Posted 31 December 2006 - 05:52 AM

For years I have used one that one side is magnified and the other side a standard mirror. My bench would never be without one. Now as for tying very small flies I still use reading glasses for magnification.
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Posted 02 January 2007 - 06:15 AM

I wish that I had used a magification lense many years ago and not waited until I actually needed one. It is never too soon. And if you do what it sounds like you are going to do letumgo, well what kind of flowers would you like on your headstone? hysterical.gif
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