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Postby swampsinger » Mon Nov 30, 2015 5:25 pm

I'm setting up a fly tying bench and was wondering is it worth getting a magnifying lamp or just have good lighting and wear high power "readers". I'm thinking the lamp might be a pain getting in the way.
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Re: magnifying lamp

Postby Todd B. » Mon Nov 30, 2015 8:00 pm

It's really personal preference, though a good light makes tying easier especially when working with smaller sized flies. Myself I have a Lee Valley magnifying table light, which is also portable. Some fellow tiers use the Ikea LED work lamps.
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Re: magnifying lamp

Postby Wallyboss » Tue Dec 01, 2015 8:14 am

With my failing eyesight I had to buy one also. I got mine at Princess Auto. similar to this one. http://www.princessauto.com/en/detail/m ... -p8319675e
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