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Old 02-13-2018, 04:19 AM   #1
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New Topic -- What's everyone working on?

Winter is wrapping up. Folks are getting ready for Denver March. What's everyone making?
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Old 02-13-2018, 10:51 AM   #2
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LOL I haven't been able to work on anything but the house ! LOL That will soon change ! Still need to finish a grass rig , just the beaded parts , A repeat customer wants some mocs and I may have a couple bags to make ! Always busier than I like !
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LOL I haven't been able to work on anything but the house ! LOL That will soon change ! Still need to finish a grass rig , just the beaded parts , A repeat customer wants some mocs and I may have a couple bags to make ! Always busier than I like !
Guess those yellow side tabs will have to wait since you're busy. Old people just can't work a fast as they used to.
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My cardiologist to me I was too old to take up boxing. I told him that's why I carried my Sig.
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Guess those yellow side tabs will have to wait since you're busy. Old people just can't work a fast as they used to.
I'm sure if you really wanted 'em we could figure sumthin out ! LOL
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They say blood is thicker than water ! Now maple syrup is thicker than blood , so are pancakes more important than family ?

There are "Elders" and there are "Olders". Being the second one doesn't make the first one true !

Somebody is out there somewhere, thinking of you and the impact you made in their life.
It's not me....I think you're an idiot !





There's a chance you might not like me ,

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My cardiologist to me I was too old to take up boxing. I told him that's why I carried my Sig.
Sig, hahm, yes, very good choice if a 210. As 210-6 may a bit long for comfortable carry.


The five x or x-six are likewise good.
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Will this work?
I have an Oklahoma bustle kit from Crazy Crow. All the feathers do not have the quil coming to a little point that I can trim the shaft and then glue the tip into the trimmed shaft making a loop on the end of a the feather. These have the tip gone and just a hollow part of a quil. Tell me if you think my solution will work and hold together. I went to hobby lobby and looked and looked. I found some small jewelry lobster claw clasps that have a jump ring attached to the end. The wide side of the hook is about 2.5 mm width and fits into the tube of the feathers that are minus a pointed end. Contact cement with the jump ring sticking out the end. Voila masseurs et mesdames.
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Those lobster claws and jump rings are frequently junk. I wouldn't trust them to hold together through a good weekend dance.

Did you see: Turkey feather preparation/

Talk to @wardancer. He's the bustle expert. I'm sure he knows how to fix up feathers with missing ends.


Nothing looks quite like an eagle feather bustle. But, if you have to use turkey feathers, I'd recommend Spanish Black or Marbled Chocolate turkey wing feathers. With a little picking you can put together a set that is solid black or a nice mottled brown. They don't have the funky fake dye color. You still have to do a ton of trimming but they're a lot nicer.

Porter's Heritage Turkeys -- secondaries, Spanish Black

Porter's Heritage Turkeys -- primaries, Marbled Chocolate

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Ches, if you do go online to buy feathers. Be extremely cautious. I've seen more than a few listings for feathers -- mostly from sellers in China -- which are covered by CITES and/or MBTA, including raptor feathers. Just cause you can buy it, doesn't mean its legal to import it or own it.
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Ches be carful. I can only emphasize OLChemists advice.

If you get them with the correct official papers, it is possible but at least difficult. Even for raven feathers. I got some with official papers.
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