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Not a good dubbing needle
Reviewer: A viewer from VALPARAISO, IN USA
I misplaced my dubbing needle and could not find it. I did not remember where I got it so I bought this one as a replacement. Needle is too thick, too long, and not sharp enough to pick out dubbing. A better dubbing needle can be made with a hatpin and wrapping some duct tape around the head to make a handle. Handle is not large enough to use for any heavier tasks. You could use it for applying cement but the jar with needle applicator would be better. I also bought the JS Flyfishing version and it is similar, but half the price of this one. I give it a one star because it can be used for cleaning hook eyes.
I did some more searching and found that my original dubbing needle was made by Wasatch. More expensive, but very sharp with Rosewood handle for $10.25. I am happy again. Recommend JS Flyfishing look in to carrying the Wasatch line of fly tying tools. They are heirloom quality.