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by Bud
Tue Jan 27, 2015 10:32 pm
Forum: The Tying Table
Topic: Music
Replies: 20
Views: 3191

Re: Music

The New York classical station, WQXR-FM. And eventually (not soon enough) the Yankees on AM radio. :ugeek:
by Bud
Sun Jan 25, 2015 10:15 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Dette/ Shannons SGM fly tying event Califon NJ
Replies: 15
Views: 2388

Re: Dette/ Shannons SGM fly tying event Califon NJ

I'll be there if the crick don't rise and make the roads icy.

--Bud
by Bud
Fri Jan 16, 2015 4:20 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Happy Birthday to Bud!
Replies: 4
Views: 649

Re: Happy Birthday to Bud!

Thanks, folks.

I really am a card-carrying geezer now. So you kids get off my lawn.

I'm gonna go yell at some clouds now. . . .

--Bud
by Bud
Wed Dec 17, 2014 9:04 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: One hundred years old, and still going...
Replies: 15
Views: 1910

Re: One hundred years old, and still going...

Maybe the State of New York believes that we'll all finally be driving flying cars by 2099. :roll:

--Bud
by Bud
Thu Dec 11, 2014 9:45 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Happy Birthday, Andy Brasko
Replies: 0
Views: 1004

Happy Birthday, Andy Brasko

Happy Birthday, Andy. You'll soon be applying to join the Old Farts Club. :o

--Bud
by Bud
Fri Oct 31, 2014 8:25 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Backing, food form thought...
Replies: 8
Views: 889

Re: Backing, food form thought...

Wet backing is more of an issue for the saltwater folks. Over on Dan Blanton's bulletin board, there periodically are threads about minor corrosion on reel arbors and spools. They do maintenance by stripping everything into a sink full of fresh water, soaking it all, and respooling. They tend to hav...
by Bud
Fri Oct 17, 2014 8:59 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Wading staffs?
Replies: 9
Views: 1004

Re: Wading staffs?

I still use the staff I cobbled together when I first realized I needed one, back when I first started out. I went to REI at the end of the ski season and asked if they had any orphaned ski poles from their ski rentals. The guy went in back, came out with a cross-country pole with paint and grip in ...
by Bud
Mon Sep 15, 2014 8:29 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Catskill Fly Tyers Guild site
Replies: 31
Views: 25378

Re: Catskill Fly Tyers Guild site

Nik--

I'll pass along the suggestion, which is a really good one. But this is not an organized group: it's the Catskill Fly Tyers Guild. Change happens slowly. We have members who view the telephone as a newfangled invention. :shock:

--Bud
by Bud
Sun Aug 17, 2014 10:46 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Montana/California report, continued....
Replies: 10
Views: 1407

Re: Montana/California report, continued....

Mike--

You may have found the only place in California where there's still water enough to float a fly line.

And note the clothing: August in San Francisco. :shock:

--Bud
by Bud
Fri Aug 08, 2014 6:20 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: It's a "small Catskill world"
Replies: 3
Views: 676

Re: It's a "small Catskill world"

That is most likely a sopresetta from the Calabria Pork Store on Arthur Avenue in the Bronx. I was there myself today. It is a holy shrine. :ugeek:

--Bud