Video: Where to Place Flies While Head Cement Dries

Welcome to the latest installment of our series of videos called “One-Minute Fly-Tying Tips and Techniques” from Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions. Each video will teach a single tying skill, from the most basic to the advanced. Ultimately, the series will serve as a sort of encyclopedia of tying skills that will be a valuable resource for anyone who sits down at a vise to create a fly.

Most tiers don’t sit down to tie a single fly; instead, they usually aim to crank out a few of the same pattern. If you’re using head cement, it need a few minutes to dry, but you don’t want to have to wait before you start on the next fly. Tim offers a simple solution, and as usual, he’s thought of everything–including how to ensure that the cup doesn’t tip over with all that weight at the top.

4 thoughts on “Video: Where to Place Flies While Head Cement Dries”

  1. I have not used head cement in years and have not had any problems with flies unraveling.

    So there is always that option ; )

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