SBS Maktima's Aerial Assault (variation) SBS

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  1. ScottP

    ScottP Active Member

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    There's no place like foam.

    hook - Mustad 9672 #8
    thread - UTC 140 tan
    rib - xfine wire gold
    butt/underbody - Ice Dub golden brown
    feelers/legs - medium rubber barred tan
    mid-sole - 2mm foam goldenrod
    upper - 2mm foam tan
    body hackle - barred ginger (undersize by 2)
    underwing - Krystal Flash pearl
    wing - elk hair
    front hackle - barred ginger

    mash barb, start thread and tie in rib

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    dub butt

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    tie in feelers on either side of butt

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    tie in first layer of foam (tapered end gap width past bend)

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    repeat

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    dub body up to 2/3 mark

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    tie in hackle; wrap towards back

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    wrap rib through hackle; tie off and helicopter end

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    tie down foam; wrap to eye

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    tie in KF

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    clean, stack, measure (extend to back of foam) a clump of elk

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    fold foam back, tie down at eye

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    original didn't have legs; Norm, baby, gotta have legs

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    tie in front hackle; wrap, tie off, trim tip, half hitch x 2, SHHAN

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    trim legs and KF; add water and stupid fish

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    Regards,
    Scott
     
  2. Joe Goodfellow

    Joe Goodfellow Active Member

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