Thumbing Through Some SBSs

kind of self-explanatory, right? We seem to have some impressive thread-wrappers that lurk around this board. let's try to keep your "first booger" posts at a minimum.
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Re: Thumbing Through Some SBSs

Post by ScottP » Sun Dec 23, 2018 6:59 am

Golden Octopus Bumble

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hook - Dai Riki 075 #8
thread - Danville 6/0 fire orange
tag - tinsel gold
tail - yarn chartreuse
rib - oval tinsel gold
body - dubbing golden olive
body hackle - golden olive
shoulder hackle - yellow golden pheasant body feather
Everyone stopped to stare at your technicolor motor home
RIP Walter

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Re: Thumbing Through Some SBSs

Post by ScottP » Mon Dec 24, 2018 2:08 pm

Conba's Bushy Raymond

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hook - Dai Riki 075 #8
thread - Danville 6/0 light olive
tail - golden pheasant body feather
rib - oval tinsel gold
body - dubbing golden olive
body hackles - golden olive/red
1st shoulder hackle - chukar partridge dyed olive (1Tbs Rit Golden Yellow, 1tsp Rit Dark Green)
2nd shoulder hackle - mallard flank
3rd shoulder hackle - partridge dyed Silver Doctor Blue (2 packs Koolaid Ice Blue Raspberry, 1 cup water)
4th shoulder hackle- partridge dyed yellow (1 Tbs Rit Golden Yellow, 1 cup water)
Everyone stopped to stare at your technicolor motor home
RIP Walter

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Re: Thumbing Through Some SBSs

Post by ScottP » Thu Dec 27, 2018 6:14 pm

Finney's Bloody Olive

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hook - Dai Riki 075 #8
thread - Danville 6/0 red
tag - Danville Depth Ray fire orange
tail - golden pheasant tippet
rib - oval tinsel gold
body - dubbing gold (chopped Angel Hair)
body hackle - golden olive
front hackle - red
wing - bronze mallard
Everyone stopped to stare at your technicolor motor home
RIP Walter

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Re: Thumbing Through Some SBSs

Post by ScottP » Sat Dec 29, 2018 7:02 am

Culton's Ginger Steelhead Spider

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hook - Dai Riki 899 #6
thread - Uni 8/0 fire orange
tail - golden pheasant crest dyed hot orange (1Tbs Rit Sunshine Orange, 1 cup water)
abdomen - mylar braid gold
thorax - dubbing ginger
1st shoulder hackle - yellow golden pheasant body feather
2nd shoulder hackle - Indian hen
3rd shoulder hackle - waterfowl flank (original called for teal; redhead used here)
Everyone stopped to stare at your technicolor motor home
RIP Walter

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Re: Thumbing Through Some SBSs

Post by ScottP » Sun Dec 30, 2018 7:15 am

Steelhead Carey

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hook - Dai Riki 899 #6
thread - Danville 6/0 black
tag - Uni-Stretch fuchsia
rib - oval tinsel silver
body - dubbing black
body hackle - black
shoulder hackle - pheasant rump
Everyone stopped to stare at your technicolor motor home
RIP Walter

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Re: Thumbing Through Some SBSs

Post by ScottP » Sun Dec 30, 2018 3:12 pm

Spade Skunk

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hook - Dai Riki 899 #6
thread - Danville 6/0 red
tag - tinsel silver
tail - hackle red
abdomen - peacock herl
thorax - ostrich herl black
hackle - black
wing - arctic fox tail
Everyone stopped to stare at your technicolor motor home
RIP Walter

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Re: Thumbing Through Some SBSs

Post by ScottP » Mon Dec 31, 2018 7:12 am

Silver Hilton Spider

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Found a nice vid here. This one would lend itself to various color combinations.


hook - Dai Riki 899 #6
thread - Danville 6/0 black
tail - waterfowl flank (redhead used here)
rib - oval tinsel silver
body - dubbing black
hackle - redhead flank
wing - hen grizzly
Everyone stopped to stare at your technicolor motor home
RIP Walter

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Re: Thumbing Through Some SBSs

Post by mitch aka 2 fish » Mon Dec 31, 2018 9:54 am

23:54. new year's eve.

I will take time out of my ever-precious day to tell you to eat a dick and happy new year, you asperger's ridden dickhead.
hey! everyone entitled owns a right opinion, buddy.

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Re: Thumbing Through Some SBSs

Post by ScottP » Mon Dec 31, 2018 11:02 am

mitch aka 2 fish wrote:
Mon Dec 31, 2018 9:54 am
23:54. new year's eve.

I will take time out of my ever-precious day to tell you to eat a dick and happy new year, you asperger's ridden dickhead.
Right back at you. Be well.
Everyone stopped to stare at your technicolor motor home
RIP Walter

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Re: Thumbing Through Some SBSs

Post by ScottP » Mon Dec 31, 2018 2:37 pm

Platte River Spider (variation)

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A few changes to the original.

hook - Dai Riki 899 #6
thread - Danville 6/0 black
tail - golden pheasant crest dyed red
rib - small wire gold
body - tinsel gold
1st shoulder hackles - golden pheasant body feathers, red over yellow
2nd shoulder hackle - woodduck flank
wing - furnace over yellow


mash barb, start thread; wrap to point

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measure (gap width past bend) gp crest; tie in, tie in wire, wrap to return wire at eye

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tie in tinsel; wrap to tail with touching wraps and back, tie off/trim

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counterwrap wire, helicopter end, cover with thread

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prep gp feathers tie in by tip; wrap, tie off/trim

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tie in woodduck flank by tip; wrap, tie off/trim

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prep wing, furnace over yellow; measure (tips to tail; no clue as to what I'm focusing on here)

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tie in (semi-tented here as opposed to vertical alignment on the original), whip finish, SHHAN

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Everyone stopped to stare at your technicolor motor home
RIP Walter

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Re: Thumbing Through Some SBSs

Post by ScottP » Tue Jan 01, 2019 7:22 am

Fancy Spade

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hook - Dai Riki 899 #8
thread - Danville 6/0 red
tail - deer hair
abdomen - peacock herl
thorax - ostrich herl red
hackle - hen grizzly
Everyone stopped to stare at your technicolor motor home
RIP Walter

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Re: Thumbing Through Some SBSs

Post by ScottP » Wed Jan 02, 2019 9:35 am

Howell's Smokehouse Spade

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hook - Dai Riki 899 #6
thread - Danville 6/0 white
tag - oval tinsel silver
butt - floss burnt orange
tail - hackle black
abdomen - dubbing black
thorax - ostrich herl orange/brown
hackle - black
Everyone stopped to stare at your technicolor motor home
RIP Walter

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