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When spinning, stacking, and trimming deer hair, underfur is your enemy. It interferes with the ability of the hairs to stack evenly, and prevents them from spinning freely. It's an obstacle that is easily removed with the Ergo Underfur Comb from Loon.  Especially with late season deer, the underfur grows at the base of the body hairs, right next to the skin. It's also called "directional hair," and is an added layer of insulation that develops throughout the winter to keep the deer warm. But it presents major problems when tying, so it's best to remove it.  This stuff: The...

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Flow, Fly tying, How to use, Loon, Resin, Thick, Thin, types, UV -

UV resins have become a standard material on our fly tying bench. They are incredibly versatile, reliable, and fun. It's never been easier to build durable and realistic flies. Wingcases, bodies, eye coverings, scudback, head cement, etc etc. You can find a use for it on virtually any fly pattern. Even something as small as a stray feather that's not sitting quite right. Apply a little bead of resin to the stem, hold it in position, hit it with the light, DONE. Plus they don't harden until you expose them to UV light, so you have plenty of work time before curing....

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