slotted beads

Discussion in 'Fly Tying' started by Norm Frechette, Apr 18, 2013.

  1. Norm Frechette Active Member

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  2. John Read New Member

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    Depending on the arc of the hook bend, you can use smaller beads.
    Also, although I have yet to try the jig hooks, it sounds like the slotted beads are necessary.
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  3. Irafly Active Member

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    Nailed it, and with the jig hooks you simply cant make the bead slide right up to the eye without them.
  4. Norm Frechette Active Member

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    since all the other post got deleted there's no need to keep posting on this thread

    moderator can you please delete this thread