Christensen's Golden Stone variation SBS

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  1. ScottP

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    Kind of Rogue-like; changed the front end around a bit.

    hook - Dai Riki 280 #6
    thread - UTC 140 tan
    body - 2mm foam tan
    underside - Furry Foam (adhesive backed) yellow
    binder strip - 2mm x 2mm foam
    wing - deer hair
    mid-wing - Congo Hair tan
    legs - medium rubber brown
    indicator - foam orange

    insert needle in vise, then foam on the needle; start thread

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    fold foam forward; 2 soft loops (so the foam isn't cut), pull tight and create first segment

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    lay furry foam strip on one side and tie in

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    pull foam back, wrap thread forward, then create next segment; repeat, tie off, trim thread, trim tag end of Furry Foam (not shown)

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    slide body off needle, poke a hole in it and slide on (debarbed) hook

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    start thread, wrap back to hook point; attach binder strip and tie down

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    brush a little Super Glue on binder strip, squeeze body

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    segment

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    trim Furry Foam and top layer of body at eye

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    poke hole at hook eye, pull foam up and let eye poke thru; tie off

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    move thread back with crossing wraps over the back; clean, stack, measure (even with butt) a clump of deer hair, cut to length and tie in

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    tie in rear legs

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    tie in CH and trim butts

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    move thread back to eye, fold foam forward over eye, tie down

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    tie in front legs

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    move thread back one segment, tie down foam, tie in indicator; tie off, SHHAN

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    trim everything to length

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    semi-ventral

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    Regards,
    Scott
     
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