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Swimmer tails

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Gave the tails another try.  The strait ones work well.  The new one to mimic the plastic grub type tail is a PITA to glue.  Not sure how it’s gonna work or last.  Saw’em in a catalog.  Cut them outa the rubber strap they throw away when they take your BP.  No worry if no joy cut it off and still have descent streamer

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Well Sportsfans,   No joy.  Looks like problem with the stiff rubber and not enough body to the fly to flutter but only twist.  Trimmed and closed the angle of the flap and extended further back....nada.   Anybody bought the catalog stuff, seems softer/more flexible and tried it?   Oh well good idea but not gonna work for me and what I got.    Need some of that stuff likes on the Voodoo shrimp, Kevlar...

 

 

 

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Tried the flex bands but couldn’t get CA glue to work.  It curled up and no bond.  What glue did you use?   This rubber is too stiff but bonds great. Thanks

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