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MartinlfFebruary 24th, 2013, 1:29 am
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Palmyra PA

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For those of you with teenage daughters. I just discovered that a hair straightner (flatiron) will straighten the long curly snowshoe hairs, making them more amenable to caddis wings. But please don't tell my girls; they'll hide the flatiron.
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
JOHNWFebruary 24th, 2013, 3:27 pm
Chambersburg, PA

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Louis,
I have used chemical hair straightener in the past to take the kink out of kiptail and calf tail when tying double wings and Wulffs. The folks at the beauty supply store were quite perplexed given my thinning pate of hair.
JW
"old habits are hard to kill once you have gray in your beard" -Old Red Barn

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