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Old 02-04-2011, 07:58 PM
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I noticed that my eyes weren't holding up as long as I'd like while tying. Decided that the wife was going to get me a "Renzetti Visual Enhancement Backdrop" plate for Valentine's Day. I have not had the chance to tie one with it yet but I believe that it will be a big help. I've also been eating lots and lots of carrots.
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Old 02-04-2011, 08:28 PM
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I have had one for several years and I can tell a big difference when I go somewhere else to tie and don't have it.
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Old 02-04-2011, 09:24 PM
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Yes it will help see better, I always tell new tiers at the very least get a piece of poster board or something to put behind the vise. Now as far a making you a better tyer, we'll have to see about that
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Old 02-05-2011, 10:56 AM
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I've got a set of cheap drug store glasses that work wonders even though I use a lighted magnifier. I, also, found cleaning up the clutter on my desk helps (:>).
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New glasses did the trick for me!
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I think a good backdrop is great for tying intricate flies. However; my best tip for fly tying is some relaxing music. I find the quietness of tying flies irritating at times for some reason. Also, keep your tying area organized and neat helps. I am just lousy at it.
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Does it only hook on to a Renzetti vise?
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Old 03-01-2011, 02:25 PM
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A white paper plate will work, too.
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Does it only hook on to a Renzetti vise?
Don't know Tim. The Renzetti is the only on I'm familiar with.
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Old 03-02-2011, 04:18 PM
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I like owl's idea of a paper plate. I'm cheap!
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