Fly tying: Using UV cure resins

I've become a huge fan of using UV cure resins in my fly tying, and I give all the credit for my conversion from a simple head-cement guy to UV devotee to Tim Flagler.

Using UV Cure Resins

As you'll see in the video above, the applications for UV cure resins are many. Before I started using them in earnest, I just assumed they were for coating the heads of big streamers that needed to remain intact and durable under tough fishing conditions. Now, I use UV cure resins for many patterns—even dry flies—and my flies are better for it. 

Check out the video and see if you don't agree.

— Chris Hunt


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