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2011/10/25 12:06:30 (permalink)

magnifying glass

Would appreciate if someone could point me in the right direction of a good magnifying glass for fly tying. I've checked a few different sites and nothing yet. My eyes aren't what they used to be, let alone i don't believe human eyes were ment to tie #20 and smaller flies. Lol
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    JEB
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    RE: magnifying glass 2011/10/25 13:41:19 (permalink)
    I bought mine at the hobby store, has a light and a weighted base or you can clamp it on your desk. It was like 25-30 bucks a few years ago.
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    RE: magnifying glass 2011/10/25 14:18:13 (permalink)
    anadromous, my eyes keep getting any worse I may be looking to rent the hubble, any idea of the hourly rental rate?
    I have a cheap magnifying glass I got from michaels a few years ago, it has a lite which was nice, but it hasn't worked for a year now, so I was looking to upgrade and get something that's gonna last.
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    RE: magnifying glass 2011/10/25 16:00:31 (permalink)
    Got mine at Harbour Freight, light built in about $30.

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    RE: magnifying glass 2011/10/25 20:06:54 (permalink)
    All are great aids,just be careful when its not in use, sun coming through windows can make for a bad day
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    RE: magnifying glass 2011/10/26 13:56:24 (permalink)
    Got mine at cabelas,3 power i think.Flyguy you are definitely right
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    RE: magnifying glass 2011/10/29 10:41:45 (permalink)

    ORIGINAL: anadromous

    http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=hubble+telescope&view=detail&id=977970829CBB3E874C8F8BC592CAF7CEEE07174B&first=0

    OK, all joking aside....http://www.bearsden.com/page476.html

    My eyesight, especially close in has not been good for quite some time. I do wear prescription glasses and use the Mageyes when tying flies, or when I have to read the fine print on various items. The pair I purchased came with two lenses. Very well satisfied with them. Hope this helps.

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