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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By ScottP
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You're going to want to break out a fresh razor blade for this one. Pretty short materials list.

hook - Dai Riki 320 #16
thread - UTC 70 tan
body - deer hair spun/clipped
wing - deer hair
legs - deer hair (wing butts)

Mash down barb, start thread at bend

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clean a clump of deer hair, trim tips; 2 soft loops, a little pressure, spin, and pack it

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repeat 'till you've filled the hook; tie off and trim thead

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invert, lay razor blade on the hook eye and push straight back

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a few snips, a little bit more razor blade; re-start thread

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clean, stack, measure (tips to hook bend) a clump of deer hair; leave the butts a bit long

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tie in, let the butts flare; half hitch x 2, SHHAN

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trim butts on top and bottom, leave them flared on the sides

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