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by John Lea
Sat Oct 22, 2011 8:02 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Zip locks
Replies: 20
Views: 2293

Re: Zip locks

I can remember my father's excitement when they started selling bread in plastic bags. He loved the fact that they helped keep things dry. Bread bags were right up there with the white medical tape he used to repair scrapes on his canoe canvas. I used to have a small business that packaged things va...
by John Lea
Fri Oct 21, 2011 9:41 am
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Foam and synthetics
Replies: 9
Views: 1461

Re: Foam and synthetics

I returned to fishing/tying about 18 months ago and was gobsmacked by the growth in synthetic materials since the 1970s. I am not catching fish so I am using anything thing that I think will help short of dynamite (joke). Back in the day using an egg fly would have resulted in being shunned by my sm...