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#1 dadofmolly

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Posted 17 April 2019 - 12:51 PM

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I think this might be from a fox but have nothing to compare it to so I am only guessing.  Hair is approx. 2 1/2 to 3" long with a lot of under fur, soft to the feel..  Looking at the back of it, it was used as trim on some clothing, probably a coat.

 

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Hair is about 3/4" long with guard hairs, grey under fur, really soft.  Possibly rabbit, only it is a little different than my other rabbit fur.

 

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Hair is about 2" long, no under fur and krinkly to the touch.  I'm guessing sheep fur or possibly alpaca but, again, I have nothing to compare it to.

 

 

This stuff came with a bunch of other tying materials that were given to me and I'm hoping someone can help identify as the person who gave it to me doesn't tie and has no knowledge of the stuff..  Any help greatly appreciated.

 


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#2 Flicted

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Posted 17 April 2019 - 01:04 PM

#2 looks like muskrat



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Posted 17 April 2019 - 03:04 PM

Only guessing here but #1 looks like bear, #2 muskrat as Flicted mentioned, #3 wool.



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Posted 17 April 2019 - 03:40 PM

Thanks, that helps and give me ideas as to where to go wih it.


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Posted 17 April 2019 - 04:22 PM

does #3 have a hide on it?


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#6 mikemac1

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Posted 17 April 2019 - 04:31 PM

#1 most likely Arctic Fox possibly Finn Raccoon. Finn Raccoon is widely used for fur trim

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Posted 17 April 2019 - 08:37 PM

does #3 have a hide on it?

Yes, kind of thick, although I don't use much fur so it may not be as thick as I think.

 

 

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Posted 18 April 2019 - 08:06 AM

It might be easier for you to look at and compare with pictures at some of the big suppliers such as
https://www.jsflyfis.../fly-tying-furs
https://www.bearsden.com/page106.html
https://www.bobmarri...erials/fur-hair

 



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Posted 18 April 2019 - 08:57 AM

#1 looks too soft to be bear, could be wolverine, fox, hard to tell without handling it.  #3 looks like wool of some sort, llama, sheep...



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Posted 18 April 2019 - 11:23 AM

I think #1 is  coyote, #2 muskrat, #3 wool/lambs wool



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Posted 19 April 2019 - 10:22 AM

Thanks for all of the suggestions.  After doing some research based on the various suggestions, pretty sure #1 is Finn Raccoon.  As I was finishing up on the internet, my old feeble brain came to the wild idea that a more simple way would have been to take the 3 little patches to a fly shop and compare to what they have in stock, and then gone to the internet for help.  Guess I can claim "Senior Moment -- brain fart".  Any way, thanks guys.


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Posted 19 April 2019 - 11:39 AM

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Posted 19 April 2019 - 01:56 PM

1)  looks like brown bear

2)  is blond nutria

3)  rams wool  


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