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WHIP FINISH TOOL Tying
a whip finish knot looks difficult and intimidating, but is easy to
master within a couple attempts. The two most common models of whip
finish tools are Matarelli and Thompson. MATARELLI STYLE WHIP FINISH PHOTO HERE THOMPSON WHIP FINISH HAND WHIP FINISH
Learning how to tie a whip finish knot is a basic requirement when tying flies. After all the materials have been tied on and the fly is almost completed, a whip finish knot is used for tying off the thread and thus completing the head. A whip finish provides a strong knot with smooth even thread control.
This might be the easiest whip finish tool to use. Tying consistently perfect knots has never been this simple. You want to buy a whip finish tool with a rotary handle.
Thompson Whip Finish Tool
The Thompson whip finish tool is a little but more difficult to learn, but is recommended for tying off the head of small flies and in confined spaces.
Tying a whip finish knot using your fingers is not difficult, but can be a little challenging trying to learn. Using a whip finishing tool is usually recommended as you have consistent and more reliable results. Learning how to whip finish with your fingers will be good for impressing your friends, and someday when the whip finish tool has mysteriously disappeared, then it won't be a problem.
WHIP FINISH TOOL
Tying a whip finish knot looks difficult and intimidating, but is easy to master within a couple attempts. The two most common models of whip finish tools are Matarelli and Thompson.
MATARELLI STYLE WHIP FINISH
THOMPSON WHIP FINISH
HAND WHIP FINISH
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