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TroutnutJanuary 28th, 2007, 12:23 pm
Bellevue, WA

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I'm anxious to try out some of the Tyvek fly patterns in Gonzo's book, so I've kept an eye out for Tyvek for the last few months and haven't found a source. They have it at the hardware store in rolls costing around $60 for enough Tyvek to tie about 100 million flies. I see it all the time on construction sites, but I don't want to poke around there cutting little pieces off somebody's house.

Anyone know of a cheap and easy way to find it?
Jason Neuswanger, Ph.D.
Troutnut and salmonid ecologist
MartinlfJanuary 28th, 2007, 2:35 pm
Palmyra PA

Posts: 3233
Mailing envelopes. Check the post office, Staples, Office Depot etc. to find some. I get things mailed to me in it from time to time, and always save the envelopes. If you don't find any, send me a PM and I'll arrange to send you a sheet. A little goes a long way unless you're tying up a storm.
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
MisterChubbFebruary 23rd, 2007, 7:43 pm
Posts: 1Tyvek is made by dupont. You can order free samples of Tyvek. They send you 5-6 large envelope examples which will last you a long time. Search on Google for "Dupont Tyvek" Hope that helps.
TroutnutFebruary 23rd, 2007, 8:55 pm
Bellevue, WA

Posts: 2737
I ended up buying some envelopes at Staples. Good stuff!
Jason Neuswanger, Ph.D.
Troutnut and salmonid ecologist

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