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I got a bunch of "Aunt Lydia's Sparkle Yarn" on ebay. I have chopped it in small pieces and blended it in a coffee grinder to make some pretty good dubbing. I also have 4 shetland sheep dogs who provide lot's of dubbing. When I brush them I get enough under coat to fill a zip-lock baggie.


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Hey Steve -

Fill up 3 or 4 of those zip lock bags with Shetland dubbing and sell that on eBay to pay for your Aunt Lydia's Sparkle Yarn!


ha ha ha - Brian

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A suggestion- Use a blender with water in it instead of a coffee grinder.

That way the fibers stay nice and long!

My wife purchased a 25cent garage sale avacodo-colored special just for blending dubbing when she caught me mixing dubbing in the kitchen machine.

You can add lots of nifty things like clear antron, pearl and colored ice dub, and tiny amounts of spectrumizing things like yellow and orange seal (or substitute) to trick out your blends.

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The process we use to make dubbings as such are way more complex than most persons realise.

I at one time developed and manufactured all the SLF series along with others before l sold my company to Wapsi fly.

It would take a book to write all l know about this subject matter.

But in essence it is material that is as a rule by some means twisted around or within thread and then wound on the hook.

But you can dub fly bodies by many other means. You can dub material around wire or anything else that will maintain the tension and twist with out breaking.

Davy Wotton

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