Best dubbing whirler

Discussion in 'Fly Tying' started by Ben Swaner, Feb 10, 2013.

  1. Mark Mercer

    Mark Mercer Member

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    The one GAT and Kelvin are using are, imo the best. You are able to spin a longer loop with the shorter tool and this model is heavy and gets the job done with one spin.
     
  2. Dave Evans

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    People on another forum really liked the turbo, but I also think Mark, Kelvin and GAT have a point that the shorter one may be easier to use. Both look similar to the ones at the bottom of the page here: http://flytyingtools.com/tools/dubbing-tools.html. I wonder if they are the same tools and Wasatch just adds very nice wood to them? I have several of the Wasatch and they are very nice.
     
  3. GAT

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    The shorter version works fine for me. The long handle versions get in my way. I figure if an ACE fly tyer and fly tying author like Darrell Martin uses the short design, it's good enough for me :)
     
  4. Dave Evans

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    I like the looks of the short one. The turbo was getting a lot of attention on the spey forum because it was used by Marty Howard in his video with Dec Hogan. I have a longer one from another company, but my vise is mounted on a pedestal, so the only room I have is between the head and the table top. That would not be a problem if I mounted my vise with a c-clamp at the edge of my bench, so the longer one could hang down a bit below the bench. Where are people getting the short one?
     
  5. GAT

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    I bought mine at the local fly shop but I've seen them online. It would probably be a good idea to check one of the WFF sponsors to see if they sell them.
     
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    Krusty Krusty Old Effer

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    That tool works great...but now I'm using Norvise...no dubbing tools are necessary for superb 'dub-jobs'.
     
  8. Dave Evans

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