Thinking of pulling the trigger on a SS Regal Revolution. Does anyone know if it comes with the bobbin holder (hanger)? Thanks.
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Regal Revolution question
Posted 15 November 2017 - 12:22 PM
Posted 15 November 2017 - 01:01 PM
Thanks but I'm set on the SS jaws. Otherwise it would be tempting.
Posted 15 November 2017 - 02:15 PM
I don't know the answer to your question.... but they have a phone number as well as an email address on their web site. If I was to speculate I'd say that you have to shell out extra for the $15 hanger or the deluxe $45 one. I've watched Dave Calcavecchia (sp?) a couple times spin his big striper flies on the revolution and was certainly impressed. There is a clip of him doing the high speed spinning on the Regal site as well. I can't do that with my in-line rotary Renzetti. tight wraps!
Posted 15 November 2017 - 04:26 PM
per the photos on the regal website it doesnt appear to come with a bobbin cradle
someone at regal will give you an accurate answer
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Posted 16 November 2017 - 07:22 AM
For the dough they should be throwing in the cradle.
LOL AND a little tying material to last you 6 months or so.
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Posted 16 November 2017 - 08:05 AM
I do wonder how much less vises would cost if it was for any other hobby besides fly tying!
Posted 16 November 2017 - 09:29 AM
Posted 16 November 2017 - 10:17 AM
Got a Regal Revolution years ago with a bobbin hanger attached to an Orvis edition which had a wood base. Usually just hang finished flys on it instead of thread..
Posted 16 November 2017 - 10:23 AM
I've tried to just hold the thread in my hand while using the rotary but I'm apparently not coordinated enough to pull that off without making a mess of my thread.
Posted 16 November 2017 - 12:08 PM
Posted 17 November 2017 - 11:53 AM
just let the bobbin hang and then counterwind the extra thread afterward. Not for speed tyers but it works for me. (I don't like my bobbin holder but I do like my rotary)
Since the bobbin thread wheel is about 7 3/4" away from the vice jaws on a 180 degree plane off the eye hook unless it's behind them, don't use the function that much .