Home Register Today's Posts Members User CP Calendar FAQ

Go Back   Little River Outfitters Forum > Fly Fishing Board > General Fly Tying

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 07-22-2012, 03:27 PM
surfdog surfdog is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: margate florida
Posts: 64
Default wing burners

I'm new to tying and have been looking around web sites for ideas and patterns, I came across wing burners and cutters that look very real. I'd like to know if any of you use these and if the realism is a factor in success of a pattern.I really like the way they look
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 07-23-2012, 09:06 AM
silvercreek's Avatar
silvercreek silvercreek is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Mid Tennessee
Posts: 889
Default

I've used them. They do make a pretty wing, but I found them more trouble than they are worth. Other wing styles such as hen hackle tips, hair and various synthetics seem to work just fine without the bother. If you think you would like to give it a try if for no other reason than to experiment with it , go for it. Experimenting with techniques is one of the neat aspects of tying.
__________________
"Here fishy fishy."
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 07-23-2012, 10:32 AM
narcodog narcodog is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 139
Default

I have had a set for over 30 years and have used them on occasion. I hate the smell of burning feathers. They are easy to make your self with a strip of brass and a file.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:13 AM.



Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.