Chadwick's 477 Substitute Yarn

by: Semperfli | Item#: SM-700370-0000
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Semperfli Chadwick's 477 Substitute Yarn
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This new '477' has been specially developed to replicate as close as possible to the classic Sawyer Bug tying wool. Originally Sawyer used Chadwick 477 and though perfectionists found other substitutes, they simply did not match the originalĀ  material for color. The Semperfli team had their Chadwick's 477 substitute spec'ed to match the original! It comes as a 3 ply, making tying of the nice thick Sawyer Killer Bug a cinch. To perfectly replicate the original Killer Bug simply split the 477 Substitute from 3 ply to one and it matches theĀ diameter of the original 477.

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suitable substitute for chadwick... 5 out of 5 stars

Reviewer: from Minneapolis

I've compared Chadwicks, Semperfli, Jamieson's oyster and Berroco ultra alpaca steel oats and found Semperfli to be asgood as any of them for making killer bugs. The Semperfli product is readily available and reasonably priced. You can tie lots of killer bugs with a card of the Chadwick's 477 substitute.

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Killer bugs a plenty 5 out of 5 stars

Reviewer: from Springville, UT.

This stuff is as close to the original Chadwicks 477 color as you're going to get. One could easily tie 100's of Utah's Killer Bugs with 1 yarn card. Makes really nice buggy bodies on other patterns if picked out as well.

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For the Killer Bug nothing better! 5 out of 5 stars

Reviewer: from Plainville, CT

A dozen Killer Bugs came together so quick with this material. Hold it with a hackle plier and wrap. Right before you start wrapping rotate the material counterclockwise (while in the hack plier and already attached to the hook) and you'll get a great segmenting on the body. The color is just awesome.

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Semperfli Chadwick's 477 Sub 3 out of 5 stars

Reviewer: from Seattle, WA USA

I compared the Semperfli Chadwick's 477 sub with the "real thing" and I am afraid it is far from close. Too dark, too brown. Berroco UAF 1214 is a much, much better sub. Nice try, Semperfli. I expected better.

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