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    Default Snips / Nippers

    Im currently making up 8 bags of trout fly tackle and looking for a couple of things so any suggestions most welcome.
    Looking for 8 pairs of snips / nippers to put in the bags and also some Stillwater flies
    lures or dries to make up 8 boxes.
    These will be used this year when I kick off my next round of fishing courses for youngsters which are funded by Perth and District Anglers so at no cost for the newcomers.
    Any assistance would be most appreciated.

    Chris

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    If you're making up multiple sets of stuff and not in a desperate hurry you'll save a bit of cash by bulk purchasing in China on things like snips. I bought a few pairs - I'm always losing them (or loaning them - same thing) for a couple of quid each - same ones you get here for sick squid Zingers are the same.
    Last edited by ozzyian; 11-01-2017 at 04:06 PM.

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    2x nail clippers for a 1 at most pound shops!!!,iv been using these for years and they are still cutting nylon/braid no problem,i have them via lanyards on all my waders (x4)jackets (x4)and vests( x2)
    Id rather have something I don't need than need something I haven't got!!

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    I run schools fly fishing courses here in Hereford. We were given a load of Stillwater flies last year, if you PM me your address I will put a handful in the post assuming I can find them after the Christmas tidy up !

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    Loads on ebay really cheap if you are willing to wait a couple of weeks. Not sure how much of a delay chinese new year will cause to delivery time though.

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    Default Lanyards

    Will have a look and see what I can muster. I am also looking for cheap lanyards to attach them too so any ideas would be helpful.

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    Just had a quick look and there are some that come with zingers for 3.50 uk stock on ebay

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    Quote Originally Posted by chrishconnolly View Post
    Will have a look and see what I can muster. I am also looking for cheap lanyards to attach them too so any ideas would be helpful.
    https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/aw/d/B01...uAL&ref=plSrch
    How about these
    Id rather have something I don't need than need something I haven't got!!

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    Default Snips / Nippers

    Yip thats a definite possibility

    cheers

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