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Old 21-09-2013, 10:00 PM
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Question Making up tippets and leaders

I want to tie my tippets onto leaders in the comfort of my home (where it’s light, warm and I have access to my magnifying lamp!). I then want to wind the leader and tippet into a coil for storage. My question is: Should I start the wind with the loop or the tippet end? Is there a convention? Or doesn’t it matter?
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Old 21-09-2013, 10:30 PM
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Default Re: Making up tippets and leaders

I put slits in a section of pipe insulation, then wind them round leaving the loop end accessible.
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Default Re: Making up tippets and leaders

The main thing is to be consistent and do it the same way every time. It helps to avoid tangles. I also find it easier to start winding with the tippet end.
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