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    Hi, over the years I've been tp 31 "Conclaves",...

    Hi,
    over the years I've been tp 31 "Conclaves", now otherly named. My first was at Aspen in 1971. David Nelson, a hand surgeon, who was active at the time, was the editor
    and did the job for, I'm...
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    Sadly Frank passed away a few years ago.

    Sadly Frank passed away a few years ago.
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    Weilenmann

    Weilenmann
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    I believe that the owner passed away. He was...

    I believe that the owner passed away. He was Harry Mason, a great tyer
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    Humpys are fun too. Not really difficult to tie,...

    Humpys are fun too. Not really difficult to tie, but to get the right
    proportions is very tricky.
    Sweetstreams
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    Ray, You are spot on. Troublesome to have to...

    Ray,
    You are spot on. Troublesome to have to look up a hook on a conversion chart.
    Some times the simple description is the best. If the tyer insists on including
    mfg. Maybe he/she could...
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    I've been wondering why no one has chastised us...

    I've been wondering why no one has chastised us for the "cripple" term.
    Should we be using disabled instead? Hah!
    Seriously Hans,
    Why do you suppose so many tyers use a whip finish tool? I...
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    What a loss. Harry was one of the finest tyers I...

    What a loss. Harry was one of the finest tyers I know and had a wonderful step
    by step website.
    SweetStreamS
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    Step #9: Throw away $tree plastic bags.

    Step #9: Throw away $tree plastic bags.
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    Lady Flyfisher, Please enlighten me. I go to...

    Lady Flyfisher,
    Please enlighten me. I go to the FOTW and type in Roy Christie in the SEARCH and then what? Do
    I have to search throught the years until I find Roy's stuff? I'm sure it's simple,...
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    Amazing! I hate cyberspace!! I've been trying...

    Amazing! I hate cyberspace!! I've been trying for several days by phone/website - nothing.
    You say it worked for you so I try again. Sure enough it worked.
    You can't make this stuff up. Thanks...
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    That's the one I've been trying. Nothing works. ...

    That's the one I've been trying. Nothing works. I'm
    still hopeful, but I'm afraid they are belly up.
    SweetS
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    Old Woodsman's Fly Dope

    This outfit has a great website and apparently has been around awhile.
    I've tried to email/phone them with no luck.
    I'm beginning to suspect that they are a victim of our wunnerful
    economy. ...
  14. Sandy, Was that Syvester Nemes??? SweetStreamS

    Sandy,
    Was that Syvester Nemes???
    SweetStreamS
  15. Sandy, Great reporting. I'm the guy you guided...

    Sandy,
    Great reporting. I'm the guy you guided on the Madison when you found the beaver. I'm still tying
    off of that pelt. Keep up the great reporting.
    SweetStreamS
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    Jim, I sent a message to your inbox. SweetS

    Jim,
    I sent a message to your inbox.
    SweetS
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    Sticky: Although I've used the photobucket method, I'm...

    Although I've used the photobucket method, I'm surprised that someone hasn't
    come up with a way to "Attach" ala email.
    SweetS
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    Sticky: Although I've done the photobucket thing, I'm...

    Although I've done the photobucket thing, I'm surprised that someone hasn't come up with a way
    to "Attach" photos ala email. Sure would cut out the "Monkey motion".
    SweetS
  19. I had the privilege of watching George Grant tie...

    I had the privilege of watching George Grant tie his flies at an FFF
    Conclave in Sun Valley in the 70's. He was a master.
    SweetS
  20. Todd Collins of Butte, MT specializes in George...

    Todd Collins of Butte, MT specializes in George Grant memorabilia and instruction in tying
    woven hair flies. Ph. 406-782-2464, email: collinsfam@in-tch.com. (this is from a business card
    I got from...
  21. George Grant site

    Here are some great photos of George's flies. there are a few other fellows
    that are continuing his art.


    http://web.mac.com/robertdotson/iWeb/Fly%20Collection/George%20Grant.html
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    REE, I use the dental floss threaders...

    REE,
    I use the dental floss threaders occasionally, but prefer a Surger sewing machine threader. Longer, rigid
    and fits through all my bobbin tubes. Ever try one??
    SweetS
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    For rank beginners I'm surprised no one mentioned...

    For rank beginners I'm surprised no one mentioned Helen Shaw's book. Oldie but goodie
    Sweets
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    Metal Head Steelhead fly

    I'm having trouble finding a recipe for the "Metal Detector" Steelhead
    fly. Any ideas?
    SweetStreamS:confused:
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    Thanks Duck, I'll Check Sweets

    Thanks Duck,
    I'll Check
    Sweets
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