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Old 03-13-2010, 02:04 AM
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I am going to the smokies next week and was wanting to tie up some stimulators. I don't have time to order a hair stacker and I don't live close to any fly-fishing retailer, so I was wondering if anyone knew how to effectively stack Elk air without a stacker.
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Old 03-13-2010, 09:54 AM
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You can use old Rx bottles in a pinch. Find one that will fit down inside another. Use a knife to cut off the bottom of the smaller one. Just grind off the burrs by sliding it over a piece of wood or something similar.
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Old 03-13-2010, 11:17 AM
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Before I bought a couple of stackers, I used a hollowed out Chapstick tube, works pretty good.
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Old 03-13-2010, 12:51 PM
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Large caliber hand gun brass will work So will an old cigar metal tube
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I usually just trim the excess. Probably not as good of a tehcnique, but it seems to work.
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Old 03-13-2010, 08:51 PM
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I usually just trim the excess. Probably not as good of a tehcnique, but it seems to work.

Put the scissors down and step away from the vise
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