3/0 UNI-Thread Waxed

by: UNI Products | Item#: TW-030030-0000
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UNI Products 3/0 UNI-Thread Waxed
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1 each of 15 colors $30.65
black $2.15
brown $2.15
dark brown $2.15
fl. chartreuse $2.15
gray $2.15
green $2.15
light cahill $2.15
olive $2.15
orange $2.15
pink $2.15
red $2.15
tan $2.15
white $2.15
wine $2.15
yellow $2.15
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Description

This is a strong, waxed fly tying polyester filament thread for larger flies. Measures 220 denier and has a breaking strength of 32 oz. 100 yd. spools.

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Phasing out my 3/0 UNI supply

Reviewer: from Huntington Beach, CA US

I started tying 4 years back & started with 3/0 UNI because I tie a lot of saltwater flies. At the start, it was almost exclusively saltwater. I have experienced the fraying & breaking of this thread many times and a serious drawback in my opinion, is that it tends to "white out." By this, I mean the thread starts to appear lighter & dust off the wax residue, such that a strong red can appear almost dark pink, when whip finished or pulled tight (that is, if it doesn't break first!) I am changing to "Big Fly" thread because I'm tired of 3/0 breaking & 'dusting'. The only way I've found to counteract the lightening of the color is to apply at least 2 coats of head cement to try & make the color what it was on the spool. Many saltwater patterns use bucktail, lots of it .. so thre's a good deal of cranking down the thread. 3/0 Uni isn't the right one for me. We all learn, sometimes quickly, sometimes slowly........

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A good product

Reviewer: from Omaha, NE US

The UNI thread is a good thread, but somewhat limited on colors. I use the 3/0 size for the majority of my nymph and dry fly tying. It is a good product but a bit on the round side, which makes it a bit more dificult to produce the head.

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Color Inconsistancy

Reviewer: from Stuarts Draft, VA US

I have used this thread for some time now and have found that there are color differences between spool batches. I recently purchased some olive color that is quite a bit lighter than the same olive 3/0 UNI I have been using. I twist the thread to overcome the issues of breaking and splitting mentioned in other reviews.

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UNI 3/0 thread - awesome

Reviewer: from Modesto, CA US

This is the thread I use when tying larger streamer type patterns. It works great for tying large Clouser patterns for stripers because the quality of the thread is awesome and the strength of it is just what you need. I highly recommend using UNI products.

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great big fly thread

Reviewer: from Clarks Summit, PA US

UNI products have never disappointed me, and this is no exception. This is possibly the perfect big fly thread, excellent strength, and colorfast, even under epoxy.

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