Bead Source for Chronos?

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  1. bigtroutchaser

    bigtroutchaser Active Member

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    Does anyone have a good source for beads for Chronos and Cones for streamers? Some of the shops prices are wacked!!

    Thanks much.
     
  2. Cole L

    Cole L Fish Fiend

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    Riplipsfishing.com buy the 100 or 200 packs
     
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    allen fly fishing for beads

    riplips good too
     
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    Thanks much!!
     
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    canadianllama.com is a canadian company but spends his winters in Arizona and will be there until mid May so check out his site and prices. I think you will be impressed with what you see.
     
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    golfman44 5-Time Puget Sound Steelhead Guide of the Year

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    Just picked up 400 for like 13bucks (100 each of white gold gunmetal copper).

    Ebay
     
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    What was the name of the seller? I just tried looking, but all I could find was 15 packs.
     
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    golfman44 5-Time Puget Sound Steelhead Guide of the Year

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    bigtroutchaser Active Member

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    Thanks much Golfman! Really appreciate it. Fishing is almost here!
     
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    Thanks John! I will definitely scope him out! Have a great fishing year!
     
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    For Chronos, try Hobby Lobby or Michaels. I get tubes of 200 for $4.00
     
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    FRFMT!
    Thanks for the input. Going there tonight. But gotta workout first...elk hunting is not that far away!!
     
  13. Irafly

    Irafly Indi "Ira" Jones

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    Plastic beads will work for mids you plan to fish shallow, but you would be much better off in the long run of your tying to spend the money on tungsten and for the money riplips mentioned above is a great resource if you plan to do lots of tying. Otherwise Allen is another great resource for beads, and they are a site sponsor.
     
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    +1 RipLips slotted Tungsten
    +2 Allen