Pearl Flat Tinsel

by: Wapsi | Item#: TW-000100-0000
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medium 1/32" ((0.8 mm) $1.75
small 1/69" (0.4 mm) $1.75
large 1/16" (1.6 mm) $1.75
x-small 1/100" (0.25 mm) $1.75
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Colors of surrounding materials play beautifully off the pearlescent surface. Available in 3 widths.

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Widths of each size: Large - 1/16 in.; Medium - 1/32 in.; Small - 1/69 in.; X-Small - 1/100 in.

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Works fine, poor design/labeling

Reviewer: from Aspen, CO US

I ordered Hareline's Pearlescent Flat Tinsel (narrow), but when it arrived i didn't even know what it was becasue the product was not labeled anywhere on the spool. The other thing I don't like is the fact that you have to use a rubber band to stop the tinsel from unraveling off the spool rather than a built in method directly on the spool.

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Try it, you'll like it

Reviewer: from Manhattan, KS US

If you've never tried this for a shell case on a nymph all I can say is, you're missing out. The light catching properties of the pearlescent material are incredible. It presents a noticeable flash while at the same time complementing, and not over-powering the other colors on your fly. As noted, this is THE "go to" material for your Ray Charles flies. I use the narrow style for Skinny Nelsons and Flashback Quills. I also tie a length on either side of my bucktail for extra sparkle on white bass and wiper streamers. A must have on my fly bench.

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Great Tinsel

Reviewer: from Pennsylvania

I use the large size as body material and wing cases for my rainbow warriors and tungsten surveyors. The tinsel works perfectly, and I think Wapsi has updated the spool design. There is an end cap on one side of the spool to catch your tinsel when you are finished with it.

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Excellent rib material

Reviewer: from Orange City, IA US

very nice for ribbing for some wet fly patterns. One thing I would suggest is that the spools be marked on their size, narrow, wide etc. Make it easier to identify them.


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It works well...

Reviewer: from New York

for dry fly bodies.

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