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#1 slammer


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Posted 17 January 2010 - 08:56 PM

Hey folks

Is there any "rule of thumb" on what closed cell foam size to use on what hook size? For instance
would you use a 2mm foam on a #14, 16, 18? The foam would be used possibly for a nymph wing case.


#2 Firetiger


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Posted 18 January 2010 - 05:38 AM

For nymph wing case I use 1.5 mm thick black foam and it seems to be working out nicely. 2 mm would be OK as well, but much thicker than that will give your fly a very fat head. I don't like those smile.gif