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At 6:12am on December 5, 2012, Mark Sleeper said…

Hi yes i too went through the ice as a teen too,I was running on thin ice in a gravel pit with my friends, i surfaced in the same hole i went through, had to swim and crawl as i broke ice back to the shore,it's something you never forget. Yes i love the nor vise its built like a tank  its worth every $$ ,i watched norm on you tube put dubbing on with it, that sold me on it ,fast and user friendly.the jaws hold very good ,I have tied from a # 22 to a #2 with the standard jaws .I also have a HMH vise that is made about 10 miles from my house,it too is built like a tank, both are rotary ,but the nor vise smokes it. i use standard bobbins and the auto ones with the Nor vice.Thanks for the friend add on. Sleepy

At 1:17pm on June 25, 2012, Mark Stine said…

Hi kirbaer, Sounds like you have as much rod building experience as me except this was my third fly rod.  Everything I know came from youtube and http://www.rodbuildingforum.com/ I think one of the best sites on the web for fly rod building.  I love building em just can't afford too many.  plus not enough room to store em. finished the 5 wt this morning, I am very happy with it.

At 5:08pm on December 19, 2010, mike needles said…

i was just wondering if you have done any squirrel hunting this year. did you get a dog?

At 5:05pm on December 19, 2010, mike needles said…

have you done any squirrel hunting this year? did you get a dog?

At 12:53pm on August 12, 2010, Tim Roberts said…
Thanks for the info. I look forward to buying a dremel tool sometime soon. I'm sure it works well with balsa too.
At 7:05pm on March 7, 2010, Jim G said…
Do you have a problem when on the lowest setting the dremel spins too fast. I think I could do better if it was slower. I used a small grout bit and have pretty good success, the speed is now my biggest problem. Thanks for the help!
At 12:37am on March 3, 2010, klrbaer said…
Sand the needle with heavy grit sand paper, back and forth on the shaft. Not around the shaft. Use a course grit emery board to form the poppers and VERY LIGHT pressure.
Good luck.
At 3:50pm on March 1, 2010, Jim G said…
I was looking at your rig to make foam poppers with a dremel. I've tried this but I can't get the foam to stay spinning when i try to form it. Any hints would be great. I use a lot of foam ear plugs. Where do you get your leg material for your poppers?
Thanks
Jim
At 2:54pm on January 20, 2010, Jen Nayfly said…
As a matter of fact this is the first time I'm trying the nail polish on the eyes. After I painted them, I coated them with rubber based cement. Gonna see how they hold up in the water.
At 6:47pm on January 10, 2010, klrbaer said…
At 8:18am on January 9, 2010, Greg McWilliams said…
Kirbaer, The link for the blue zulu didn't show up. Can you try again? Or ty one and post it.
Greg
At 11:29am on December 26, 2009, Bruce Condello said…
Great profile picture. Ahhh, the joy of fishing.
At 11:24am on December 18, 2009, shooter said…
thanks man,nothing like catching Big '0 Biguns of a fly rod.


gators make good boots
At 5:54pm on December 11, 2009, Dale Fortin said…
what are the names of the lakes you fish at? i dont think i've asked you this before.
At 6:59am on November 21, 2009, Dale Fortin said…
where are you?
At 4:48am on November 19, 2009, Dale Fortin said…
did you get my mail yet?
At 8:36am on November 15, 2009, shooter said…
thanks man ,nothing like catching them big'O Biguns on your own bugs.


gators stink
At 2:54am on November 1, 2009, Dale Fortin said…
what times are you on?
At 8:15am on October 31, 2009, Dale Fortin said…
looks like the rain you had got us last night
At 4:21am on October 31, 2009, Dale Fortin said…
now.. il be on about 4:00 to 6:00 pm today. i cant gaurantee though.

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